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Adobe and Microsoft team up for shared data – Experience Cloud meets Dynamics

Adobe and Microsoft team up for shared data – Experience Cloud meets Dynamics

Written by on March 22, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp and Adobe Systems Inc are joining to make their respective sales and marketing software products more potent competitors to Salesforce.com Inc and Oracle Corp offerings, the two firms said Monday. On the eve of San Jose, California-based Adobe’s annual user conference, the company said that it will work with Microsoft to […]

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How to reduce churn – the stickiness of sharing data

How to reduce churn – the stickiness of sharing data

Written by on July 27, 2016 in Opinion with 1 Comment

The alternative title for this article is ‘how to get value out of a commodity’ or even ‘how to get blood out of a stone’. We have long been saying that data is so abstract that, unless you are very creative, the only way you can sell it is as a commodity. Thus we have […]

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Can operators actually become DSPs?

Can operators actually become DSPs?

Written by on May 11, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Operators are constantly being told that they need to up their game if they want to remain relevant in the digital economy, and fundamentally alter their business model to maintain a foothold in the value chain. Articles (very like this one!) urge MNOs to become fully-fledged digital service providers (DSPs), while at the same time […]

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Five reasons why AT&T loves shared data

Five reasons why AT&T loves shared data

Written by on April 14, 2015 in Guest Blog with 1 Comment

Optus (Singtel – Australia) announced today a new shared data plan for families.  Funnily enough, an industry colleague sent me an email recently with the title – AT&T Attracted 2 Million Customers in Just 5 Weeks With Shared Data.  They wanted to know if shared data is a North American phenomena or are other locations […]

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Data is made for sharing – and good business too

Data is made for sharing – and good business too

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

The concept of shared data has been around a while. Discussions at conferences revolved around ‘the family’ and a nominal father figure controlling the spending of his family, topping up his daughter’s texts before she went out and limiting his son’s Facebook time after 10 in the evening. Now shared data is here, bigger than […]

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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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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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T-Mobile ups the ante by eliminating fees

T-Mobile ups the ante by eliminating fees

Written by on May 30, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

T-Mobile is continuing to rock the boat. From dubbing itself the “Uncarrier” to its CEO crashing an AT&T party earlier this year, the carrier has gone the unconventional route to try to change its fate as the number 4 wireless operator in the U.S. Its latest antic is no less dramatic as the carrier moves […]

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Shared data provides an edge – why not add your car?

Shared data provides an edge – why not add your car?

Written by on May 21, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Shared data plans are one of the crucial areas for operators. It seems to be where the innovation and competition is happening. The evidence is strong but mainly circumstantial. Which is why the new paper from real-time specialist Openet makes a timely read. The first thing that catches the eye is the financial evidence from […]

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