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Real-Time Imbues Billing with New Purpose

Written by on November 14, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

You know how some people look like zombies after too much plastic surgery? That’s kind of like billing. Coming out of the recent ETIS gathering in Athens, my esteemed colleague Mr. Leslie proposed that with the rise of real-time will come the death of post-paid billing as we’ve known it.  Could be. But I wondered […]

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The Death of Billing – and the Rise of Real Time

Written by on October 24, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

One presentation at the recent ETIS Gathering in Athens produced complete silence from the audience. This was followed by heated debate, then silent acceptance and then the sound of notes being written. The thesis was that we are now beyond the age of post paid billing, that we are now entering a Post Billing era. […]

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Is it time for real real-time?

Is it time for real real-time?

Written by on September 17, 2012 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Finally we are seeing the emergence of value based charging models. The launch of shared data plans signal the beginning and there will be others, such as Happy Hour deals, otherwise known as time shifting, which are being offered by 11 percent of operators in a twice yearly report from Allot Communications. Happy hour deals […]

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