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cVidya acquisition by Amdocs finally completed

cVidya acquisition by Amdocs finally completed

Written by on January 19, 2016 in Billing & Payments, News with 0 Comments

As reported by Haaretz and The Marker (Hebrew) Amdocs completed its purchase of cVidya on Friday. The buyout, that we reported in November, cost $30 million. Some 10 percent of cVidya’s 200 employees will lose their jobs as a result. The remainder will go to work for Amdocs, after signing employment contracts with the company on Monday. It […]

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Amdocs buys Comverse BSS assets

Written by on April 30, 2015 in Snippets with 2 Comments

Amdocs has announced the acquisition of Comverse’s BSS business units for $272 million in cash. Amdocs is positioning the deal as a consolidation and customer acquisition play, while Comverse says it wants to focus on digital services. Precisely how much of Comverse’s BSS operations are changing hands is a bit vague, with Amdocs referring to […]

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AT&T launches toll free data with Amdocs and Ericsson

AT&T launches toll free data with Amdocs and Ericsson

Written by on January 9, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 1 Comment

The idea of ‘toll-free’ data has been around for a couple of years. The concept is simple and compelling. Instead of paying the data charges for going shopping online, brands pay the charge, essentially giving shoppers completely free access to their store – so they can spend money. BillingViews’ operatives were looking at the Amdocs […]

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Net Promoter Score Measures Success but Glosses Over Key Details

Written by on February 15, 2013 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

There appears to be a new favorite metric among corner office CSP execs – Net Promoter Score (NPS). NPS aims to measure the willingness among a company’s customers to recommend its products and services to others. Traditionally, Telcos have focused on measures like churn rate and customer satisfaction. NPS is a level up from these […]

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The Secret to Data Pricing? Be Like Water

The Secret to Data Pricing? Be Like Water

Written by on December 13, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

The great martial artist and philosopher Bruce Lee offered this advice on conflict and life: “Be like water.” Telcos should adopt this advice – literally and figuratively – as they try to figure out where mobile data pricing should go. Yesterday, Amdocs released results of a survey conducted with Heavy Reading that addresses global operators’ […]

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Massive Mobile Data Expansion Can’t be Stupid

Written by on August 7, 2012 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

A new survey from Rethink Technology Research, commissioned by Amdocs, finds that 94 percent of service providers anticipate 2000 to 5000 percent increases in mobile data network capacity will be required in the next five years to meet market demand. The survey also finds that, in order to expand capacity, 59 percent of providers plan […]

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