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News highlights – 28 February

News highlights – 28 February

Written by on March 1, 2017 in News with 1 Comment

News highlights for 28 February Everything you need to know about Day Three at #MWC17 News includes: Huawei and Vodafone demo cellular V2X at Barcelona race track; Comptel collaborates with Salesforce on customer engagement solution; Deutsche Telekom taps Mycom OSI for Ethernet VPL service assurance; Sonus adds LTE Calling to mobility suite;  ZTE and Intel in […]

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Are APIs integral to the future of payments and banking?

Are APIs integral to the future of payments and banking?

Written by on May 31, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

I happened to be talking about access to payment infrastructure (something I blogged about here) at a client event yesterday, and got involved in a discussion about how the fintechs might begin to work with banks in the new world of PSD2 and mandatory APIs. This has been subject of great interest to me at […]

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Passport to the future: will APIs deliver the digital telco?

Passport to the future: will APIs deliver the digital telco?

Written by on May 17, 2016 in Opinion with 1 Comment

When the CTO of Vodafone described how they are changing from an engineering to a design lead IT environment, perhaps he was thinking about APIs. Vodafone is, he said, beginning to dare to ask questions like ‘what would Google do if they owned the company?’ From a huge and exhausting uphill struggle to transform telcos into adaptable […]

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Simulating APIs the fastest way to stimulate your online economy

Simulating APIs the fastest way to stimulate your online economy

Written by on April 18, 2016 in Catalysts with 0 Comments

New generation digital service providers (DSPs) need to be able to plug in new platforms or partners and immediately create products to compete. In order to easily access other web-based software application and systems an application-programming interface (API) is utilized. An API is a software-to-software interface, not a user interface. With APIs, applications talk to […]

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Making money from APIs? – I’d like to see that

Making money from APIs? – I’d like to see that

Written by on December 11, 2015 in BillingViews, Opinion with 2 Comments

Money has always been thought of as the source for all evil, but without it not much good happens either. For CSPs the perennial battle to maintain revenues means they have to keep coming up with new ways of generating it, and that is not always easy or without evil. Yes, we all know voice […]

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Do you know where your billing data is?

Do you know where your billing data is?

Written by on May 29, 2014 in BillingViews, Opinion with 1 Comment

No matter what kind of billing system you’re using or how it’s deployed, the real value in the system is the data. Customer information, usage details and anything else captured and stored are precious commodities that bring the service provider closer to the customer and give them an edge over other organizations that don’t have […]

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