Archive for Cable TV

CSPs Revenue Sharing Model for Digital Partner Settlement

CSPs Revenue Sharing Model for Digital Partner Settlement

       To stay relevant and competitive, Communications Service Providers are embracing the digital journey to evolve into Digital Service Providers. And their digital transformation journey is incomplete without their partners too joining in. Rise of inclusive technologies, business expansion dynamics and subscribers’ acceptance of new life style has created an ecosystem of network providers, content creators, Read More

A Journey from ISP to MSO

A Journey from ISP to MSO

There are over 3.42 billion internet users, and it is expected that data consumption will surpass the 1000 Exabyte’s [EB] threshold. The data consumption is increasing at a staggering pace, but surprisingly Internet Service Providers’ ARPU is not. Due to fierce competition from Telcos, MSOs, OTT Players users are spoilt for choice resulting into high Read More

Indian DTH Operators: Evolve to differentiate

Indian DTH Operators: Evolve to differentiate

Direct-to-home (DTH) operators have successfully reached out to every nook and corner; be it rural India or sky scrapers in Delhi, with its easy setup, interactive services and competitive offerings. There are in all 7* Indian DTH operators: Dish TV, Tata Sky, Airtel digital TV, Sun Direct, Videocon d2h, Reliance Digital TV, DD Free Dish Read More

Are IP Networks merely ‘Dumb tubes’ ?

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    Why despite increasing market base, Telecom operators are under tremendous pressure to better their ROI from core infrastructure investments? Having invested billions of dollars in setting up the Network Infrastructure and other support services operators are still not able to leverage them for better margins. On the other hand OTT players and useers are leveraging Read More

Time to revive India Wireline Broadband: Innovative solutions to do the trick

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      We have witnessed a whole lot of innovation of cool services in the last decade – Google created intelligent search engine, Facebook brought us closure to the world of social networking, YouTube became our online video repository, Wikipedia and IMDB placed the knowledge over web for everyone’s access. Amid all this innovations Wireline Broadband was Read More

Self Care Service the next frontier in enhancing profitability for telecoms

With the exponential growth of smartphones and next generation networks, operators are looking for smarter ways to connect and engage with their subscribers and this is where the concept of ‘self-care’ is helping operators in terms of uplifting their APRU by enabling self-service user interface. At a time when end customers look for better experience Read More

Journey from Cable TV to Multi Service Operators (MSOs)

Image courtesy of anankkml at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Cable Industry is witnessing a major change and has opened up a host of new opportunities for Cable Operator’s. There is a tremendous technology growth in new media which will revolutionize the end user experience in entertainment by offering access to new technology, superior content and other value added Read More

How Cable MSOs Can Benefit from OTT Ecosystems

New age monetization needs to come from innovative thinking and this is where Cable MSOs can marry OTT ecosystems to create better value additions for their subscribers and at the same time increase their chances to monetize their efforts. We all know that cable MSOs have enjoyed exclusivity in a number of market scenarios for Read More

Propelling Monetization Opportunities for MSOs with Innovative Billing

Cable Industry is witnessing major changes and huge opportunities have emerged due to growth and technology. With reforms like cable digitization, growth in new media, impact of digital technologies and distribution and other technological changes happening at a rapid speed, a new world of innovations is certainly on rise. Marking a paradigm shift in the Read More

Three Compelling Reasons for Cable MSOs to Think About Convergent Billing and Revenue Management leading to Triple Play services

Although there is plenty of business potential for cable multiservice operators (MSOs) to monetize  Cable/Pay TV, Broadband, VOIP (Offering 3P- Triple Play) and other services that they offer, they face some serious challenges with regards to revenue leakage and end-customer experience. They are also facing huge customer churn and the business opportunities to big DTH operators.  Managing partnership with Read More