Tag Archive for IOT

Partner Management in the era of Digital Convergence

Partner Management in the era of Digital Convergence

           How a robust partner management system helps CSPs ensure profitability and help in retaining right partnerships With the increasing use of smart devices and high-speed internet, consumers are accessing an extensive list of online services that are impacting and redefining the way they perceive day-to-day activities. The changing digital landscape and the increasing demand Read More

HOW 5G CAN CATALYSE IOT

HOW 5G CAN CATALYSE IOT

       In our last post we covered how 5G can open up monetization opportunities for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) and also touched upon how 5G will be a catalyst to the IoT/M2M segments, where sensor technology would take the center stage as an overlay over faster networks. The Internet of Things is the pulse of businesses, Read More

5G for a hyper connected world

5G for a hyper connected world

Even though 5G won’t arrive until at least 2020, the race is on and is set to gain steam. The next big thing in ‘connectedness’ along with IOT, Digital Transformation, 4G, Connected Cars, Smart Homes and Sensor Technology is 5G. In fact, it is a foundational uplift set to enable all the technologies mentioned earlier Read More

MVNOs: A growing opportunity

MVNOs: A growing opportunity

Mobile virtual network operators (MVNO), are wireless communication providers that do not own the underlying hardware and infrastructure. Rather, MVNOs tend to lease and obtain bulk access to mobile network operators (MNOs). With this model, MVNOs create lean businesses, and MNOs monetize unused bandwidth. While the model is centred on utilization of unused bandwidth, it Read More

The case for convergent billing

The case for convergent billing

          The need for convergent charging has been a fairly simple one: telecom companies have been adding subscribers, and with that a growing market of diverse services. Billing and charging are critical components to any telecom infrastructure, and using convergent charging is a mechanism that will help drive simplicity and flexibility through a consolidated means Read More

Telecom 2020: The future and beyond

Telecom 2020: The future and beyond

      For the last two decades, the telecom industry has been driven primarily by continuous technical transformation, and the disruptions in the need to access information. Now, with the industry having matured significantly, the new waves of growth will hinge on service led models – models that are tied to consumption patterns than technical innovation. Such Read More

Here’s why Wi-Fi is key enabler of IoT and M2M revolution

Here's why Wi-Fi is key enabler of IoT and M2M revolution

      The Internet of Things (IoT) has industry experts and consumers excited. Pegged as the next industrial revolution, or ‘the new internet’, IoT will lay the foundation of how businesses, governments and consumers interact with the world in near future. Research by Business Insider Intelligence projects over 34 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020 Read More

A New Paradigm in Billing and Revenue Assurance

A New Paradigm in Billing and Revenue Assurance

      To say that the telecom industry has grown, might be an understatement. Worldwide, there are 50 billion connected devices. Consumer demand for all things internet and mobile has seen unprecedented growth. And, with the advent of the internet of things (IoT), demand for internet and allied services (such as Public Wi-Fi) is only going to Read More

Know 4 ways how Wi-Fi is smarter in monetisation models

Know 4 ways how Wi-Fi is smarter in monetisation models

      A t-shirt proclaimed ‘I don’t need you, I have Wi-Fi’. In this digital world, Wi-Fi is almost the staple bread of the data hungry world.  With such flair, Wi-Fi has taken the telecom landscape by storm reshaping and impacting the strategies for many telcos. Moreover, in the buzz of many cities from across the globe Read More

Changing Role of Mediation in hybrid ecosystem

Changing Role of Mediation in hybrid ecosystem

     With increase in networks, technologies, services and data traffic, it has become difficult for operators to analyse all the data generated by various components. Traditionally Mediation had a role to play in post-paid world where CDRs were collected, enriched and sent to rating systems for billing. But nowadays the role of mediation is changing. The Read More