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  • Sandeep Raina

    Challenges in building OSS for future digital networks

    379 views - Posted Wed at 9:33 AM 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

    223 views - Posted October 14 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 promises...

  • Sandeep Raina

    Overcoming OSS barriers for future digital networks

    916 views - Posted October 6 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

    1,672 views - Posted September 26 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

    1,254 views - Posted August 24 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

    1,977 views - Posted July 22 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

    6,530 views - Posted June 9 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

    3,490 views - Posted June 9 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?

    5,391 views - Posted May 6 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?

    14,770 views - Posted May 5 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

    1,718 views - Posted May 4 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

    716 views - Posted April 18 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...

  • Rui Paiva

    You might not stop the hackers, but you can contain them

    28,182 views - Posted April 13 by Rui Paiva CEO - WeDo Technologies

    Communications service providers (CSPs) have, over many years, become besotted by different forms of assurance. I’m not talking about insurance here; it’s more about making sure things work properly they way they were designed to and the way customers expect them to work. Depending on...

  • Nanda Kumar

    Is innovation hiding in the wings?

    5,343 views - Posted April 11 by Nanda Kumar CEO - Suntec Business Solutions

    In 1927, Charles Lindbergh won the Orteig Prize for being the first to fly non-stop between New York and Paris. The $25,000 prize (over $350K in today’s money) put up by New York hotel owner, Raymond Orteig, mirrored numerous aviation incentive prizes offered in the early 20th century that hel...

  • Andy Tiller

    A wiser approach to raising revenue

    2,657 views - Posted April 5 by Andy Tiller VP Corporate Product Marketing - AsiaInfo

    We noted an unusual news story this month, which raises the spectre of telecoms consumers being targeted as a source of government revenue. According to this report, the Nigerian government is looking at imposing a communication service tax on consumers of voice, data, SMS, MMS and payTV servic...