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Jennifer Kyriakakis, MATRIXX and how personalisation can work

Jennifer Kyriakakis, MATRIXX and how personalisation can work

Written by on May 4, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

It is two years since we spoke to MATRIXX Software, so we decided to catch up with Founder and VP of Marketing Jennifer Kyriakakis. At that time the company had just announced their first major deal, with Telstra. The main reason for the deployment, in November 2014, was billshock. The confusion about data on the […]

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Billing market growing – but questions remain

Billing market growing – but questions remain

Written by on December 15, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

An obviously very comprehensive report has just been published on the ‘state of the billing market.’ The report, by Information Communication Technology predicts that the market for a wide range of communications billing – and revenue management – software will grow from $7.80 billion in 2014, to $11.78 billion by 2019. This is clearly good […]

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Collaboration between telcos – more innovation

Collaboration between telcos – more innovation

Written by on September 16, 2014 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

First came the research. After months of speculation amongst vendors, analysts and observers wondering whether they were being realistic, operators confirmed it. They are capable of innovation in a number of different ways. From partnering with OTT players to increase the value of basic OTT services to delivering tailored services, and better, products. Several months […]

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Do CSPs’ future pivot on OTT collaboration?

Do CSPs’ future pivot on OTT collaboration?

Written by on September 9, 2014 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 1 Comment

The communications industry now realizes that Over the Top (OTT) players can be friends, not foes. Without them CSPs cannot take advantage of the app economy and will lose an opportunity to support an entire digital ecosystem. While they will, without doubt, try to win back dwindling revenues from voice and text that Skype, Viber […]

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The journey from control to context – ‘are we there yet?’

The journey from control to context – ‘are we there yet?’

Written by on July 7, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

There is something incredibly interesting about researching and writing a report on a topic that is ‘front and centre’ of people’s minds. It is like taking a snap shot of an industry, of collecting all the fluffy conversations and debates and solidifying them. Such was the work on the real time convergent charging and policy management […]

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Speed as a platform – discuss

Speed as a platform – discuss

Written by on July 3, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

In the days when personal computers were called personal computers and there were large trade shows dedicated to them, there was an interesting phenomenon. Screens were small but becoming larger, colour screens arrived, speed went from tediously slow to really quite fast. The online world arrived and a familiar sound was the fuzzy whining of […]

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Speed sells, but speed sells stuff too – the real potential of LTE

Speed sells, but speed sells stuff too – the real potential of LTE

Written by on June 25, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

When things are getting interesting and moving as fast as they are in the communications world, it is easy to get ahead of yourself. Sometimes you seem to go round in circles. It is advisable, if this happens, not to meet yourself coming the other way. Events such as TM Forum Live tend to set […]

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OTT collaboration is alive at TM Forum Live!

OTT collaboration is alive at TM Forum Live!

Written by on June 9, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

TM Forum Live was almost an exact replica of last year’s event, but there was one interesting difference. The mood was more serious.  There were the usual number of booths, the usual number of cocktail receptions and the usual number of conference sessions (too many). It was just that the mood was more serious. The […]

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OTT collaboration – bundling coming of age or a new way of thinking?

OTT collaboration – bundling coming of age or a new way of thinking?

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

 A recent and well researched project from Telecoms.com focused on the impetus that is driving partnerships between operators and OTT players. Part of the research pointed to a feeling that both camps are having a reality check. Many involved on both sides are beginning to see difficulties – and 38 percent in each camp believe there is […]

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Shared data – opening the door to a range of new services

Shared data – opening the door to a range of new services

Written by on June 3, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Shared data is probably the most popular topic in the communications world at the moment. A&T, Verizon and many others across the world have launched shared data plans, and are increasing revenues as a result. The benefits are clear and well illustrated by this eBook from real-time specialist Openet. As usual in our industry the […]

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