Tag: OSS/BSS

STC partners with Ericsson for OSS and BSS

STC partners with Ericsson for OSS and BSS

Written by on February 24, 2016 in Billing & Payments with 0 Comments

Ericsson and STC, Saudi Arabia, have signed an extensive operations support system/business support system (OSS/BSS) deal that provides seamless  access to  the latest Ericsson software innovations, features and services. As a result of the agreement, STC can deliver an improved customer experience to its mobile subscribers. Through the unique solution which integrates Policy and Charging, […]

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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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Billing – to standardise or not to standardise?

Billing – to standardise or not to standardise?

Written by on February 27, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Large international operators face many challenges and billing is a major one. In a broad ranging industry survey (registration is needed but worth it), Telecoms.com highlights a range of opinions from a panel of 1,931 readers, of whom 600 work for 260 individual opcos. The questions they pose around Billing are whether operators feel that […]

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What Oracle’s Acme Packet Acquisition Means to OSS/BSS

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

By now, you may have heard that Oracle announced it will acquire Acme Packet for about $2 billion. Is this another tile in this mosaic we are seeing where NEMs and OSS/BSS players are aligning to win long term, multi-billion dollar managed services contracts? Is it a harbinger of a really big NEM acquisition yet […]

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