CSG Systems International has announced that Comcast has launched the Xfinity On Campus offering using CSG Content Direct as the content monetisation and management platform.
The number of global biometrics smartphone users is expected to reach 471.11 million in 2017 from 43.23 million in 2013. During this period, the user base would have transitioned from the early adopter phase to the early maturity phase, giving biometrics technology the opportunity to outstrip existing technologies such as two factor authentication (2FA). By 2019, biometrics will be a mature technology and would have naturally migrated to mobile devices.
QoE testing and monitoring company, Witbe, has announced that Liberty Global, the international cable company, has deployed Witbe's monitoring solution for interactive services on its digital TV platforms.
Nokia Networks is launching Operations Support System (OSS) as a Service, enabling operators to shift capital expenditure to operational expenditure for more predictable as well as lower cost. Two OSS tools are being offered as a service: Nokia Performance Manager to help CSPs manage the performance and capacity of 2G, 3G and LTE networks, and Nokia Service Quality Manager which gives CSPs an accurate real-time view of service quality across mobile broadband and IT networks.
Roland Kirch has been chief financial officer of Orga Systems. Kirch succeeds Johannes Nussbickel who decided to leave the company for personal reasons after having managed the finance and administration functions of the company over the past three years.
Detroit & San Fransisco, USA / Atlanta, USA & Bangalore, India -- Thoma Bravo has agreed to acquire the IT and applications performance management specialist Compuware for approximately US$2.5 billion. Meanwhile, as Jeremy Cowan reports, Equifax, Inc. has just completed the acquisition of India-based NettPositive Business Analytics Pvt. Ltd, begun in 2012.
Ericsson has inaugurated its first Global ICT Centre in Linköping, Sweden. This is part of Ericsson's plan, announced in September last year, to build three new Global ICT Centres. Two will be located in Sweden; one in Quebec, Canada.
Toronto, Canada. September 4, 2014 -- News from Redknee Solutions Inc. (TSX: RKN) that a global group operator has placed orders worth $7 million dollars for software and services, has now been followed by a $6 million order from a Tier 1 communications service provider (CSP) in Asia Pacific. The second deal is an additional software expansion order to support the growth in subscribers and data usage on its 4G/LTE network.
Cerillion Technologies has launched its order management solution at GO, a Maltese CSP. Implemented as a module within Cerillion’s pre-integrated CRM & Billing solution, the order management component has improved GO’s market responsiveness and enabled the provider to quickly launch innovative new multi-play bundles and grow market share.
Espoo, Finland. September 4, 2014 – Nokia Networks is reportedly delivering the first commercial Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solution bringing cloud technology to services such as Voice over LTE (VoLTE). The sale to an unnamed operator is running VoLTE on a cloud platform, is designed to enable the operator to scale and cope cost-effectively with varying traffic by automating the necessary mobile network functions.
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Siemens Convergence Creators has launched its OTT SWIPE UX proposition as a service. The product extension adds the OTT SWIPE user experience to existing OTT platforms.