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Feb 1
2016

Benefits of a Real-time, multi-IMSI M2M – IoT Platform

M2M and IoT services are facilitated through SIM-enabled devices that are deployed in local markets and/or throughout the world.  When devices move out of the local home network, device roaming can occur thereby changing the service delivery cost structure. The ability to localize a SIM, when the operator that it latches to is no longer the…

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Jan 15
2016

So You Want to Build Subscriber Loyalty?

Subscriber loyalty is a critical component to the success and longevity for any Communications Service Provider’s business -- without loyalty the provider is certain to fail.  So how does a Communications Service Provider (CSP) build subscriber loyalty?  Solid service at a competitive price – A competitive price will attract…

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Jan 4
2016

What Ever Happened to Signaling System Internet (8?)

Our friends at Xura sent over a compilation of security studies that are always a fun read. (That is, if you define “fun” like a roller coaster that occasionally has to be shut down for repairs and investigations.) The study by Positive Technologies is a year old but the problem is an ongoing one for the industry.  Here is the…

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Dec 15
2015

Top 10 Reasons to Deploy a Real-time MVNO Billing Solution

 In order to be competitive and well positioned for success today’s MVNO needs to think in real-time.  There are many reasons to implement a real-time MVNO billing solution, here are the top 10: Greatly reduce accounts receivable issues and improve cash flow and collections. Dynamically move subscribers from one rate plan to…

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Dec 1
2015

FMI Report Expects Tremendous Growth in Global VoIP Market

A recent report from Future Market Insights (FMI), a research group that studies trends in IT, including communications protocols and methodologies, notes several segments of the voice-over-IP (VoIP) market that are expected to grow considerably through the end of the decade. The research group’s latest paper, “VOIP Services Market:…

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Nov 23
2015

Sponsored Data Will Gain Momentum with Adoption by Carriers Worldwide

Sponsored Data will see increased traction in 2016 as mobile network operators intensify strategies to take on competition from rival operators, OTT players and digital service providers. Looking ahead, Sponsored Data will spot a few key trends in its adoption and implementation, outlined as follows:   Sponsored data technology enablers…

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Nov 15
2015

Nielsen: Mobile Voice Usage Relatively Stable Even in Face of Messaging App Growth

The number of mobile voice calls made by Americans of all ages and ethnic groups has changed by less than one call per day on average over the past year, according to new market research from Nielsen. That should lay to rest concerns among mobile voice telecom providers that mobile voice usage is declining significantly with Americans, as has been…

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Nov 1
2015

North American operator CAPEX to hit $200B through 2020

Operators across North America will continue to boost capital expenditure through to 2020, despite years of rapid 4G infrastructure rollout, as they now look to “densify” their networks to support strong growth in data traffic, according to a new GSMA report. The report, Mobile Economy – North America 2015, showed total North…

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Oct 15
2015

The Voice Revolution

Phone makers are driving Mobile Operators' new services, and that is certainly the case for VoLTE and WiFi Calling. The increasing number of smartphones featuring VoLTE and WiFi Calling capabilities, according to Strategy Analytics Wireless Operator Strategies service report, has become a major force accelerating the take-up on these services…

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Oct 1
2015

Convergence – What Operators Should Consider

Convergence comes in many forms, and there are several functions that operators need to consider when creating or upgrading their networks. Today’s mobile and VoIP networks consist of disparate systems, most of which do not integrate at the back-end and usually have some elements based on post and/or real-time processing. Consider an MVNO…

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