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  • Sandeep Raina

    Getting ready for IoT monitoring

    842 views - Posted 22 November by Sandeep Raina Head of Product Marketing - MYCOM OSI

    IoT devices, networks and services need extensive monitoring. Hundreds of thousands of devices are being added daily to the IoT ecosystem, connected to each other and the cloud through Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, cellular and fixed networks. New communication networks based on EC-GSM, LoRa, LTE-M, NB-IoT and ...

  • Chun-ling Woon

    What does it mean to be a digital service provider?

    443 views - Posted 15 November by Chun-ling Woon CEO - Etiya International

    There is still a wide-held belief among many people in this industry that today’s communications service providers (CSPs) will fail because they will be unable to provide value to the end user in this new digital economy. But in fact the opposite is true. CSPs are evolving precisely in order t...

  • Sandeep Raina

    Readying OSS for NFV

    713 views - Posted 11 November by Sandeep Raina Head of Product Marketing - MYCOM OSI

    OSS systems are expected to fulfil many business objectives of virtualized telecommunication networks. One of the most spoken benefits of OSS for NFV is driving operational efficiency by over 50% through continuous closed loop self-healing, scaling up and down of resources and allowing introduction ...

  • Sandeep Raina

    Challenges in building OSS for future digital networks

    1,090 views - Posted 19 October by Sandeep Raina Head of Product Marketing - MYCOM OSI

    Future digital networks will be associated with high speed communication, on-demand services and dynamic network orchestration. Current Operation Support Systems (OSS) will struggle in the future digital ecosystem. The future digital networks are being designed to make digital business a success fo...

  • Kent McNeil

    Building the OSS bridge as SDN & NFV steam ahead

    674 views - Posted 14 October by Kent McNeil Principal - DonRiver

    As the SDN and NFV train steams further on its journey towards network revolution, has the industry stopped to consider the wider impact? Is the infrastructure in place to serve the demands of the new system?   Trials continue with a bout of enthusiasm for the potential of SDN and NFV, which ...

  • Sandeep Raina

    Overcoming OSS barriers for future digital networks

    1,524 views - Posted 6 October by Sandeep Raina Head of Product Marketing - MYCOM OSI

      Current Operation Support Systems need to quickly transform and evolve so that they can support and enable the future digital networks.   The future digital networks will be associated with high-volume, high-speed data transfers, on-demand services based on customer preference and dyn...

  • Andy Tiller

    Embed the operator – not just the SIM

    4,083 views - Posted 26 September by Andy Tiller VP Corporate Product Marketing - AsiaInfo

    The advent of the embedded SIM, or e-SIM, is seen by many operators as a threat to their business models.   SIMs that can be soft-switched between networks would appear to make it easier for customers – and in particular millions of devices on the IoT – to be moved between network...

  • Mohammed Sha

    Uber Goes From Cabs to Kebabs

    1,702 views - Posted 24 August by Mohammed Sha Director of International Marketing Communications - Asia Info

    These digital disruptors just do not stop, do they? Having totally transformed transport habits worldwide with its taxi-booking app, Uber now has the takeaways industry in its sights.   With its sister service UberEats, Uber is primed to gobble into a global takeaway market worth a whopp...

  • Akil Chomoko

    Omni-channel designed for the job

    2,465 views - Posted 22 July by Akil Chomoko Senior Product Marketing Analyst - Asia Info

    It was great to attend this year’s TMF event in Nice and catch up with the progress of theOmnichannel Collaboration Catalyst – a proof-of-concept project exploring the omni-channel experience in telecoms, from a customer perspective.   Led by a consortium of TMF members, the ...

  • Katie Matthews

    Because I’m ‘appy

    7,519 views - Posted 9 June by Katie Matthews Telecoms Industry Analyst - Asia Info

    In this fast moving digital age, the app revolution feels like a distant memory. Certainly, its halcyon days – when we consumers rummaged the app store, hungry to gobble up the latest app – are over. Long over. Nielsen’s latest research showed that app downloads actually flat li...

  • Mohammed Sha

    Omni-channel customer service matters

    3,972 views - Posted 9 June by Mohammed Sha Director of International Marketing Communications - Asia Info

    “If operators cannot get the basics of customer service and coverage right, then – regardless of the generosity of their data allowances and the speed of their networks – they will have difficulty holding onto their customers.”   That’s one of the key findings ...

  • Chun-ling Woon

    Orchestration everywhere – now what do we do?

    6,211 views - Posted 6 May by Chun-ling Woon CEO - Etiya International

    The B/OSS industry in general seems to have got a handle on network functions virtualisation (NFV) and the virtual network functions (VNFs), in part thanks to the work that some of have done in collaboration with TM Forum. Thoughts are turning to the actual building of services. The biggest focus...

  • Paul Vedam

    Federated inventory does not work – so what is the answer?

    16,749 views - Posted 5 May by Paul Vedam President & CEO - TIERONE

    Coming out and ranting against federated inventory has been interesting given the amount of anonymous feedback I have received. Anyone wanting to talk about it, let’s connect at TMF next week! First, any reasonable order management or workflow product out there regardless of federated data ...

  • Kent McNeil

    Simplifying the OSS stack

    1,826 views - Posted 4 May by Kent McNeil Principal - DonRiver

    Next week is the TM Forum in Nice. As I am getting organized I have been reading some good articles on the TM Forum site.I just read a good one from Dr. Lester Thomas, Chief Systems Architect at Vodafone Group. Dr. Lester Thomas discusses the critical role API’s and platforms will be to drive ...

  • Mohammed Sha

    Mobile Money, Payments & Authentication

    809 views - Posted 18 April by Mohammed Sha Director of International Marketing Communications - Asia Info

    A month has passed since the closing of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.  But although the event lasts less than a week, its effects reverberate around the industry for many months – before the cycle in the second half of this year begins to look towards MWC 2017. Like many othe...