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News highlights – 21 August 2017

News highlights – 21 August 2017

Written by on August 22, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 21 August 2017 Fujitsu looks to offload mobile operations as competition stiffens (Reuters) – Fujitsu Ltd is looking to offload its mobile operations as the Japanese information technology company faces stiff competition from bigger rivals in a highly lucrative mobile phone market, the Nikkei business daily reported. Read more… Ameritrade launches chatbot […]

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Taking out a subscription for billing

Taking out a subscription for billing

Written by on May 27, 2014 in BillingViews, Opinion with 2 Comments

Netflix has set the bar high, and not just as an early player in the DVD rental and streaming video space. The company’s model of charging customers a flat, all-you-can-eat rate for unlimited discs and digital content essentially changed how companies look at recurring revenues as a way to bolster their bottom line. The subscription-based […]

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It is no joke – there’s a Cloud in the Boardroom

It is no joke – there’s a Cloud in the Boardroom

Written by on April 4, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

 When Forbes reports on a quiet, Boardroom led revolution called Agile Billing you have to sit up and pay attention. There is, says the article, a perfect storm of forces at work that is pushing major change across the business. The eternal pressure to reduce cost has not let up, even in the face of an […]

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Is the Cloud fuelling a pricing revolution?

Is the Cloud fuelling a pricing revolution?

Written by on March 21, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

When Alexander McCall Smith finished his latest novel, ‘The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon,’ he tweeted “the sky has been cloudless, quite empty, and yet I managed to save my manuscript to the Cloud; quite amazing…” The Cloud is quite amazing. If you ask Peter Cochrane, futurologist and one time CTO of BT, he will tell […]

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Operators’ Charging Plans – a Practical Approach

Operators’ Charging Plans – a Practical Approach

Written by on September 9, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 2 Comments

There are some real insights in Openet’s report, Charging for the Digital Economy. To find them takes a little digging but it is worthwhile. The top line findings are interesting enough: all operators agree that pre-paid charging platforms will need to be replaced within 10 years 43 percent see this happening inside two years 46 […]

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Of Clouds, Consumers, Commerce and Cash (Not)

Of Clouds, Consumers, Commerce and Cash (Not)

Written by on September 5, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

It seems the report season is in full swing. Some reports BillingViews will analyse in some depth, and sometimes question some of the conclusions. At the moment, two have our attention – the excellent in-depth view into operators’ charging plans from Openet and an analysis of wholesale fraud – a huge problem – from revenue […]

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Five Things That Make Operating an MVNO Tough to Do Right

Five Things That Make Operating an MVNO Tough to Do Right

Written by on April 23, 2013 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

We’re in the midst of a new wave of MVNOs. There’s a resurgence of interest in this once-thought-to-be-debunked business model. It is fueled in part by growing demand for contract-free prepaid services and competitively priced mobile broadband (or just wireless broadband, because at 4G speeds, any broadband might as well be wireless). The immutable fact […]

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Anatomy of a Cloud Billing Solution

Anatomy of a Cloud Billing Solution

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

By Chris Couch, COO of Transverse The cloud makes it possible for companies of all sizes to leverage sophisticated rating, charging and billing capabilities without multi-million-dollar price tags for licenses, integration and maintenance. Though cost avoidance is often an initial driver, the desire to push business models to the next level using “billing” as a […]

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