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In IT transformations, the times they are a changin’

In IT transformations, the times they are a changin’

Written by on June 24, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Opinion with 1 Comment

We know that big IT, and particularly BSS, transformations are expensive, risky and take far too long. We also know that, if we want to become a digital service provider, we are now being forced into looking at alternatives. It is no longer an option but to transform into an entity that resembles Amazon, Google […]

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Operators upbeat about next two years, understand threats

Operators upbeat about next two years, understand threats

Written by on October 13, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Operators’ views of the next two years seems to be a focus at the moment. A survey and report from real-time specialist Openet provides some great insights into what operators are thinking about. And where they see the greatest challenges over the next two years. Their greatest competition will come from ‘OTT’ players, or Digital Service […]

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Australian operators must prevent bill shock with real-time alerts

Australian operators must prevent bill shock with real-time alerts

Written by on October 5, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) is calling on all the nation’s operators to introduce real-time usage alerts to protect consumers from bill shock. From ACCAN media release.. The ACCAN CEO Teresa Corbin said “Consumers not realising there can be a two day delay in the data usage notifications could easily use a gigabyte […]

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Control the enterprise with real-time flexibility

Control the enterprise with real-time flexibility

Written by on September 30, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

The advantages of bringing real-time control to the consumer market are fairly obvious. The advantages can, of course, be transferred to the enterprise market. And the advantages are, generally, much greater. The main ones are set out in this e-book from real-time specialist MATRIXX Software. Essentially they come down to giving enterprises greater control. First, real-time […]

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The true potential of real-time in the enterprise

The true potential of real-time in the enterprise

Written by on September 15, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Remember the days when the enterprise had Telecoms Managers whose job it was to try and figure out the bill and somehow control telecoms spend? Those days are gone, or should be, according to a new e-book from real-time specialist MATRIXX Software. For too long, the enterprise have been shackled by batch based billing and […]

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Can operators compete with GAFA?

Can operators compete with GAFA?

Written by on September 9, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

DisruptiveViews attended an interesting – and delicious – lunch the other day. It was hosted by AsiaInfo and it allowed a few industry luminaries (and us) a glimpse of a new piece of research the company commissioned over the summer. The aim of the research is to analyse the readiness of operators to monetise customer […]

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Real-time functionality gives operators pricing flexibility

Real-time functionality gives operators pricing flexibility

Written by on August 3, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

One year on and not much has changed in the world of real-time responsiveness and charging. Or so it would seem, if you read the update of the TM Forum’s annual survey and report. (Infographic here). The biggest barriers remain ‘integration’ and ‘transforming internal processes’ which, if last year’s interviews are anything to go by, […]

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For real time responsiveness embrace the legacy

For real time responsiveness embrace the legacy

Written by on June 4, 2015 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

While the industry debates virtualisation, clouds and real time responsiveness, spare a thought for the people in good old fashioned billing. It may be that a time is coming when customers will look back on actually receiving a bill with a possibly fond, but wry smile. It may be that payments is the ‘new’ billing. […]

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A $47 billion opportunity, but think first…

A $47 billion opportunity, but think first…

Written by on December 8, 2014 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

You would be forgiven for thinking that Openet is a leading provider of information and knowledge to the communications industry, rather than a leading provider of real time charging technology. They have led the debate about where operators are going to find the revenues to replace those that are being eroded by the commoditisation of […]

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The real-time opportunity is right now

The real-time opportunity is right now

Written by on November 12, 2014 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

There are surveys and there are surveys. Some immedlately command respect and the new one from Openet, supplier of real-time business support systems certainly does that. A survey by the company among 87 mobile operators concludes that there is a $47 billion opportunity waiting for those who can crack the real-time, context based puzzle. The study […]

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