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On the spot with Subex

On the spot with Subex

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

At the recent Subex User Group conference I did a presentation that covered everything I thought was interesting or disruptive in the communications world over the next few years. Getting slightly distracted and carried away by a thesis on mobile payments, which I believe will be an extraordinarily interesting ‘arena’ to watch, I ran over time. Therefore […]

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The end of industries

The end of industries

Written by on November 7, 2014 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

A Revenue Assurance and Fraud Management User Group meeting is an unlikely place to experience paradigms being shifted without gears. Such, though, was the case at the recent Subex event. Amongst the discussions about operational challenges for operators, revenue assurance issues and fraud threats (social spoofing being an interesting one) were discussions of drug dealing, […]

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Is it time to cut revenue assurance budgets?

Is it time to cut revenue assurance budgets?

Written by on December 17, 2013 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 3 Comments

Revenue assurance is an upstart. For about a decade, this tyrannical tyro has busted its way into every telco, challenging both managers and systems to eliminate the errors that cause revenues to leak. It has spread globally, like a virus. Along the way, it has extorted increasing headcount and budgets from reluctant execs. However, most […]

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Subex user conference leverages assets

Subex user conference leverages assets

Written by on October 30, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Dublin played host to this year’s Subex User Conference and it should be proud. The industry seems to have embraced the User Group as an alternative to the ‘independent’ conference and rightly so. The commercial conference will always have a in-built conflict. One set of attendees pay good money to sit in a dark room […]

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PR becomes mind-numbing BS

PR becomes mind-numbing BS

Written by on May 27, 2013 in BillingViews, Opinion with 7 Comments

Ask any journalist, writer or editor what they hate most about their job and the answer will probably be press releases/media alerts – the new age junk mail. I’m talking about the endless stream of ‘codswallop’ emanating from mindless life forms that use a well-worn template to make pronouncements that they hope will stimulate attention. […]

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