After struggling with a number of legacy systems which was expensive to maintain and could not support next generation services, operator BeST deployed an integrated BSS platform by Orga Systems and Astelit, one of the leading telecommunication companies in Ukraine.
According to the report, subscription video on demand (SVoD) services such as Netflix were available to 1.3% of emerging market households in 2014, with a user base of 19.4 million. This number is expected to grow to 6.4% by the end of 2019, increasing the user base to 102.7 million. This shows the extent to which OTT video has grown not only in developed regions but also in emerging markets, both as an alternative and as a complement to established free-to-air (FTA) and pay-TV platforms.
Mycom OSI’s NIMS-PrOptima service and network performance management platform has been chosen by Telenor Sweden to manage the performance of its mobile and fixed networks.
Big data in telecom is not a new concept. By harnessing information, operators can better analyse, manage and improve many aspects of their business.
WidePoint Corporation, has announced that its subsidiary Soft-ex, and VOSS Solutions, have entered into a strategic partnership to integrate the Soft-ex Optimiser® and VOSS UC management solutions into a unique platform offering.
NetCracker Technology has announced that Bright House Networks has completed the first phase of a large-scale, multi-phase BSS and customer experience transformation programme. This programme encompasses billing system consolidation and replacement, new CRM and e-commerce implementations, as well as a large managed services relationship.
Australian CSP Telstra has deployed MATRIXX Software’s Convergent Charging system to deliver real-time mobile data usage alerts to millions of Telstra customers.
A new report from Juniper Research has found that that more than 770 million biometric authentication applications will be downloaded per annum by 2019, up from just 6 million this year and dramatically reducing dependence on alphanumeric passwords in the mobile phone market.
NFV allows CSPs to increase efficiency and lower costs, but it requires a transformation in the way networks are run, writes Kate O’Flaherty
To accommodate evolving broadcast needs in today’s fast paced media environment, Telstra has launched Global Media Switch – a professional video delivery platform that allows broadcasters and content creators to schedule, manage and distribute video in real-time across the world.
Redknee has announced it is supporting Vodafone India to deliver the benefits of real-time charging to its pan-India active prepaid and postpaid data subscribers. Vodafone India is using the latest release of Redknee Unified Charging to boost its data subscribers’ adoption and enhance customer satisfaction.
To make the most of transforming from a physical to a virtual network architecture operators need to avoid numerous bear traps. Jeremy Cowan asks industry experts where CSPs may feel the worst pain.