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NetCracker, Swisscom, Sprint, KDDI, Singtel and a Tale of 16 Contracts

NetCracker, Swisscom, Sprint, KDDI, Singtel and a Tale of 16 Contracts

Written by on March 25, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

One of the realities of the OSS/BSS business is that CSPs are often reticent regarding their choices of supplier. Few want to be seen as publicly endorsing their own vendors, for a variety of reasons. Confidentiality is usually baked into a contract, so when a vendor gets to announce a customer, there’s usually a pretty […]

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Why NEC-Netcracker’s Convergys Acquisition Might be the Biggest BSS Story from 2012

Why NEC-Netcracker’s Convergys Acquisition Might be the Biggest BSS Story from 2012

Written by on January 30, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Just as Ericsson’s Telcordia acquisition was perhaps 2011’s biggest BSS story, NEC-NetCracker’s acquisition of Convergys’ BSS business was 2012’s. The BSS/OSS sector’s future is playing out before our eyes as large network equipment providers scoop up significant BSS/OSS assets to chase down massive, long term managed services contracts with big operators. What’s different in this case, […]

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