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  • Andy Tiller

    A wiser approach to raising revenue

    3,336 views - Posted 5 April 2016 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...

  • Chun-ling Woon

    BSS partnerships aren’t working, we need to change our approach

    2,297 views - Posted 5 April 2016 by Chun-ling Woon CEO - Etiya International

    On the face of it, you’d think that partnerships would generally - if not always - be a good thing for companies seeking new routes to market for their products and services. Relationships based on a partnership agreement are less cumbersome and demanding than mergers and ideally are based on ...

  • Mohammed Sha

    Barcelona and MWC – it’s all about partnerships

    4,114 views - Posted 16 March 2016 by Mohammed Sha Director of International Marketing Communications - Asia Info

    So the Mobile World Congress is over for another year. Our anticipation of easier travel thanks to the new metro stop was somewhat dampened by the transport strikes, carefully timed for maximum effect. But the show must go on, and it did, and no doubt the taxi drivers had an excellent week – a...

  • Andy Tiller

    Clear minds look to the Cloud

    7,546 views - Posted 2 March 2016 by Andy Tiller VP Corporate Product Marketing - AsiaInfo

    In Barcelona for MWC last week the outlook was all clear skies with a temperature that was very acceptable for the time of year. But it seemed as if the telco service providers at the event were more interested than ever before in looking to the Cloud, and for companies like us, that means the tempe...

  • Nanda Kumar

    Becoming agile is easier said than done

    3,720 views - Posted 2 March 2016 by Nanda Kumar CEO - Suntec Business Solutions

    One of the most used and often abused words in the information technology space over the past five years is ‘agility.’ It has been used to describe the state that modern IT departments should aspire to; the ability for management to adapt to change quickly and even how well staff and cus...

  • Kent McNeil

    Lower TCO with OSS Virtualization

    3,661 views - Posted 26 February 2016 by Kent McNeil Principal - DonRiver

    Communication Service Providers (CSP) have struggled with swivel chair operations for decades. Removing or reducing swivel chair, as a paper-based activity, is simple.   Select which system(s) that add the most value or have a reasonable total cost of ownership (TCO) and consolidate the ot...

  • Rui Paiva

    Time to join the dots in fighting fraud

    3,125 views - Posted 19 February 2016 by Rui Paiva CEO - WeDo Technologies

    Recent headlines and cybersecurity reports have shown how the risks are increasing. Fraudsters hack systems to extract personal data so they can bombard customers with phishing scams, or they implant malware into apps so they can access and control smartphones. We now carry networked computers wh...

  • Ben Zhou

    Getting in the loop: improving supply and demand relationship

    73,689 views - Posted 19 February 2016 by Ben Zhou CEO - ZTEsoft

    Supply and demand is the most important relationship between operators and users. It is also a relationship that is now undergoing a profound change because of one single development: the fact that today’s users are always connected to a smartphone or tablet. As well as being “always ...

  • Andy Tiller

    Upwardly mobile

    2,116 views - Posted 19 February 2016 by Andy Tiller VP Corporate Product Marketing - AsiaInfo

    If you work in the mobile industry, you know it is that time of year again – the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which opens on Monday 22 February. Last year the event saw more than 93,000 visitors from 200 countries – numbers that ‘shattered previous records,’ ...

  • Chun-ling Woon

    Are OSS/BSS vendors failing the telco community?

    8,704 views - Posted 18 February 2016 by Chun-ling Woon CEO - Etiya International

    Mobile World Congress is almost upon us. Over the coming week, Barcelona will be awash with representatives from operators and vendors alike, as we all make use of this opportunity to sit down with customers and peers and thrash out what’s really important for the development of this industry ...

  • Tony Sceales

    IoT, Connected Cars and the end of your private life?

    10,512 views - Posted 11 February 2016 by Tony Sceales Head of Industry (Digital and Communications Services) - SunTec Business Solutions

    It is only a matter of time before all new cars are  fitted with cameras and telemetry devices, but I've been wondering considering what would be the trigger use cases that would drive mass adoption in existing vehicles.  I think I got at least one answer last weekend when I helped my...

  • Kent McNeil

    OSS virtualization

    8,651 views - Posted 3 February 2016 by Kent McNeil Principal - DonRiver

    DonRiver recently completed a joint research report with the TM Forum focusing on process-driven or data-driven architectures.  DonRiver have long been proponents of moving away from domain centric OSS activities, performed in domain centric solutions, and focusing on the business process and v...

  • Michael Wu

    It’ll never catch on…

    42,004 views - Posted 3 February 2016 by Michael Wu CEO - AsiaInfo

    It’s hard to imagine life now without the Internet, or the mobile phone. And yet neither of them started life with a mass consumer audience in mind. Mobile phones were the preserve of the rich and famous, and the Internet was simply a way for academics and technologists to exchange and share i...

  • Mounir Ladki

    How CSPs should manage and assure digital services over NFV/SDN

    15,872 views - Posted 3 February 2016 by Mounir Ladki President and CTO - MYCOM OSI

    NFV (Network Function Virtualization) promises to fundamentally change the nature of telecom networks, by completely separating the hardware from the software; network functions and services will be virtualized and will be delivered using standard IT hardware resources (processing, storage and bandw...

  • Tony Sceales

    Partnering for holistic customer experience orchestration

    7,928 views - Posted 28 January 2016 by Tony Sceales Head of Industry (Digital and Communications Services) - SunTec Business Solutions

    I wanted to share with you a real-life tale of customer experience gone sadly awry.  The point of the story is that when you partner to deliver a service, the ownership of the customer journey can easily get fragmented and reflect badly on all parties, but also that the Digital Economy both hig...