Tag: Virtualisation

Niall Norton, fact, fiction, MWC – and strangers dancing in the dark

Niall Norton, fact, fiction, MWC – and strangers dancing in the dark

Written by on February 23, 2017 in Billing & Payments, Opinion with 1 Comment

Catching up with Openet CEO, Niall Norton (NN) is always a thought provoking half hour, but it turned out we were six months late for this particular rendez-vous. However, rendez-vous we did, just ahead of the MWC in Barcelona. Our mission: to sort the fact from the hype. DisruptiveViews (DV): Niall, good to talk to […]

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Virtual networks, real challenges: a consistent customer experience

Virtual networks, real challenges: a consistent customer experience

Written by on May 11, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

From 2G to 3G and on to LTE, each significant milestone in the mobile lifecycle has increased the complexity of managing networks. The shift to LTE has had the biggest impact to date, putting additional pressure on operators to deliver a consistent quality of experience to a user base now heavily reliant on data services. […]

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The time for waiting is over – NFV is here, now

The time for waiting is over – NFV is here, now

Written by on March 17, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

Mobile World Congress provides a good opportunity to assess the state of network virtualisation (NFV) in the telecom market. This year, it provided Analysys Mason with a prime opportunity to verify three central theses in our upcoming report on network orchestration:   Network equipment providers (NEPs) are ahead of other vendor types in gaining commercial […]

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NFV implementation and integration

NFV implementation and integration

Written by on November 25, 2015 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

CSPs are looking to become leaner and more agile organisations. With this comes an increased focus on the reduction of CapEx and OpEx budgets – where network-function virtualisation (NFV) can play a major role by enabling CSPs to turn up services in minutes rather than months. But, for those CSPs looking at the potential of […]

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Does the Internet of Things – actually everything – hinge on billing?

Does the Internet of Things – actually everything – hinge on billing?

Written by on August 8, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

There seem to be an almost equal number of new opportunities for communications providers as threats. On the one hand we hear that the ‘bread and butter’ revenues of telecoms companies – voice and SMS – are being eroded by OTT players. One of the other hand we see a host of new revenue opportunities […]

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Operator business ability linked to BSS agility – at last!

Operator business ability linked to BSS agility – at last!

Written by on April 10, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

When you read an article entitled ‘Operator business ability linked to BSS agility’ you cannot help smiling. At least not if you have worked in the BSS world for 20 years. In fact, immediately the team at BillingViews saw the headline, they headed to Twitter with the happy news. The survey and resulting report that produced […]

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