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Are broadband policy control and charging creating personalised services? We talk to Gareth Senior, CTO of Comptel Corporation
The need to control subscriber data usage, in order to better manage network load, is frequently discussed. But rather than limiting subscriber behaviour, operators should find ways to encourage services that the subscribers value and effectively monetise those services. The first wave of policy deployments delivered the controls that keep subscriber behaviour in check, but charging and policy together enable a rich and personalized features that are in demand, that the subscribers value, and that ultimately build loyalty and increase operator ARPU. This webinar will review innovate charging and policy use cases for enabling revenue-generating services across the growing number of devices and connection types. (more…)
|The many policy stories in Vanilla Plus alone point to this trend. Another clear signal: billing/charging vendors are scrambling to deliver solutions: every one of them wants to be seen as a leader in the policy space. … Click here to download complete report|
If you focus on assuring tomorrow’s success, striving to be prepared for the avalanche of new services and applications that are expected to come, you, as operator, should not procrastinate any further…
Policy sophistication unifies network and IT domains, enables CSPs to differentiate and create value
David Sharpley is senior vice president of marketing, product management and channels for Bridgewater Systems, the provider of intelligent broadband controls for mobile and converged operators. With policy management now at the forefront of communications service providers’ (CSPs) agendas as they seek to monetise smartphone traffic and make the best use of their network investments, Sharpley shares his views on the rapid development of the policy market with VanillaPlus.
A ‘perfect storm’ of roaming workforces, new devices and data services combined with a lack of spending visibility for enterprises is resulting in widespread bill shock which is costing Communications Service Providers (CSPs) millions of dollars per month in billing disputes and subsequent bad debt write-offs. That’s according to new research from Stratecast which reveals […]
Bill Diotte is chief executive and president of BroadHop Inc., a provider of policy control systems to more than 75 operators across the world. Diotte holds a degree in engineering from Queen’s University, a Masters in Business Administration from the Ivey School at the University of Western Ontario and is a graduate of the Stockholm School of Economics’ International Business Programme. He has previously served as president and COO of IP-based electronic payments company, Amigo Systems and has held executive positions at CAT Technology, SRI Consulting and Gemini. Here, he discusses the exciting service innovation capabilities that Policy 2.0 brings to operators and explains how the market is upgrading from Policy 1.0 to Policy 2.0.
Network Policy Control is a fundamental technology and technique which enables service providers to manage traffic demand in a manner that meets subscribers’ quality of experience expectations, and is simultaneously cost-effective and revenue- generating. Here, Dave Caputo outlines how service providers can create value-added data services that target customers’ needs, maximising the value of their network infrastructure investment.