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VIDEO: What is Cloud-to-Cloud?

Written by on August 17, 2012 in BillingViews, Features with 0 Comments

We recently introduced the Cloud-to-Cloud concept. With the help of the BillingViews whiteboard, we explain it here visually, both in terms for what telco engineers might like and as a competitive advantage for Telcos in enterprise cloud offerings.  

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Point-of-Sale Analytics Missing in Action

Written by on June 25, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

My Mom and Dad recently upgraded their mobile phones from Blackberry devices they’ve had for a few years to the iPhone 4S. They are both customers of one of the largest US wireless operators. (I won’t name which one, but to those who know the US industry it will become obvious.) In the retail store […]

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VIDEO: BYOD and Multi-Subscription Devices

Written by on June 20, 2012 in BillingViews, Features with 0 Comments

The BYOD trend is creating new challenges for operators whose enterprise customers want automated tools for usage accounting and new plans that allow one device to draw as needed on distinct personal and business subscriptions. This video explains the problem and some of the emerging solutions (with thanks to Amdocs’ Uri Gurevitz) Or, read our […]

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Billing-as-a-Service in the API Mashup World

Written by on June 12, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

Billing isn’t just a revenue counter or collector; it can be a revenue generator. In world of API-based service mash-ups, billing functionality is being embedded in other applications so that it is not just billing for service usage, but becomes part of the service itself. As what’s considered billing expands into subscriber management, product management, […]

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Digital Content, OTT, Telecom Defeatism, and Billing

Written by on May 15, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

The telecom industry is often an echo chamber, and right now many of the echoes consist of defeatist rhetoric regarding the threat from OTT players. It’s smart business to pay attention to one’s competition and to take steps to overcome it. But the characterization of OTT as a competitive threat is misleading. OTT is a […]

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A Billing Manager’s Day

A Billing Manager’s Day

Written by on May 9, 2012 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Talking to operators about billing is completely different to talking to anyone else about billing. Journalists are hugely influenced by the press releases and the reports they receive, full of promises of growth. Vendors have a job to do, which includes pushing their products and visions of the future. Operators have the worst job, they […]

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