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  • Nanda Kumar

    Connecting ‘things’ is not enough

    175,950 views - Posted October 15, 2013 by Nanda Kumar CEO - Suntec Business Solutions

    If you haven’t heard already everything that can be connected to ‘Internet of Things’ will be. That very same IOT, as it has become affectionately known, will become so pervasive that it will allow us (and machines) to do things we never would have dreamt of a few years back. &nbs...

  • Alon Aginsky

    The big, big data opportunity

    66,439 views - Posted October 15, 2013 by Alon Aginsky CEO & President - cVidya

    The latest round of financial results highlights the painful squeeze being faced by communications service providers (CSPs). In many markets, voice and messaging revenues are being eroded by over-the-top alternatives, while regulators are mandating cuts in mobile termination rates. Competitive an...

  • Rob Smith

    Superfast broadband in the sky?

    18,295 views - Posted October 4, 2013 by Rob Smith Director, Product Marketing - MDS

    Recently there’s been a lot of news and debate around ‘Wi-Fi in the sky’ – can it rival the service that consumers experience on the ground, and is it close to becoming ubiquitous? With recent developments we’re certainly a step closer.   Ofcom recently appeared ...

  • Rui Paiva

    Why is Big Data so Big?

    185,759 views - Posted September 25, 2013 by Rui Paiva CEO - WeDo Technologies

    What ever happened to simple Data Analytics and Business Intelligence?   Today it’s all about Big Data, but what is all the fuss really about?   The key lies in Wikipedia’s definition that “Big Data is the term for a collection of data sets so large and comp...

  • Ali Durmus

    Facing Front-Line Fatigue

    59,168 views - Posted September 23, 2013 by Ali Durmus Founding Partner, Executive Committee Member - Etiya

    Supporting the number and variety of mobile devices, unique product configurations, applications, and the volume of problems those create is overwhelming support staff.  As complexity increases, so does the customer frustration factor, resulting in more calls to customer care. Continuous traini...

  • Nanda Kumar

    Fear and loathing of system changes

    156,609 views - Posted September 6, 2013 by Nanda Kumar CEO - Suntec Business Solutions

    We all know we are in the middle of a Digital Revolution that is deeply transforming our lives and opens new growth opportunities. The rules of this new ‘Digital World’ are not yet written; we are all in the process of shaping the change aggressively while challenging the status quo. &n...

  • Rui Paiva

    Happy Customers, happy companies, happy people …

    61,065 views - Posted August 27, 2013 by Rui Paiva CEO - WeDo Technologies

    When an enterprise talks about operational efficiency it usually refers to the processes it undertakes to operate smoothly.   Those that continue to operate efficiently and remain profitable over time know they have to keep reviewing those processes constantly and continuously, but this is no...

  • Ali Durmus

    Ready to Launch

    39,425 views - Posted August 20, 2013 by Ali Durmus Founding Partner, Executive Committee Member - Etiya

    Although operators have always had a product lifecycle, they have not always adopted a product mindset. The commoditization and regulation of bandwidth and access means that operators need to become elite retailers of connected products. Connectivity is a wholesale product and the only way to increa...

  • Nanda Kumar

    Connected to my car

    104,669 views - Posted August 9, 2013 by Nanda Kumar CEO - Suntec Business Solutions

    Intel says that the connected car is already the third fastest growing technological device sector after phones and tablets. By the end of 2014, every new, big brand vehicle on sale will offer some sort of connectivity. But what does this really mean, and who will benefit most?   Starting w...

  • Ali Durmus

    Changing the Channel

    57,658 views - Posted July 19, 2013 by Ali Durmus Founding Partner, Executive Committee Member - Etiya

    The market for connected products and services is fiercely competitive. Regardless of geography or product, competitors are everywhere and there is a growing need for operators to align themselves with retail and consumer business partners. That translates to sales channels. Retail outlets, contact ...

  • Rob Smith

    Why 4G is an ideal opportunity to target businesses

    25,977 views - Posted July 16, 2013 by Rob Smith Director, Product Marketing - MDS

    The launch of the UK’s first LTE (or 4G) network – introduced by operator EE – has prompted myriad discussions on how it can best be deployed and monetised. Assisted by actor Kevin Bacon, much of the launch hype was centred on the everyday consumer and more accurately, how much qui...

  • Nanda Kumar

    A marriage made in heaven?

    105,860 views - Posted July 1, 2013 by Nanda Kumar CEO - Suntec Business Solutions

    In my blog last month I mentioned that many people were not aware that all international payments, even those originating from mobile networks, all have to go through the banking system at some stage to comply with stringent laws around international money movements and anti-money laundering.  ...

  • Cato Rasmussen

    Revenue is Vanity..Margin Is Sanity

    78,441 views - Posted June 27, 2013 by Cato Rasmussen CEO - BolgiaTen

    ....Cash Is King   ARPU is a term still used in our industry. What if that ARPU is generated on a visited network, how good is the margin? Hence, how good a measure is ARPU in todays market?.....   …..As we all know margin from traffic revenue is eroding. In the fast moving cons...

  • Rui Paiva

    Capital Spending Assured

    60,570 views - Posted June 21, 2013 by Rui Paiva CEO - WeDo Technologies

    I was very proud to host our company’s 8th annual worldwide user group meeting in Braga/Guimarães, Portugal recently.   This milestone for WeDo Technologies was not just about attracting more than 60 operators from 40 countries but hearing about to the experiences they brought wi...

  • Chun-ling Woon

    Implementing a Single Point of Configuration Includes Billing

    14,496 views - Posted June 17, 2013 by Chun-ling Woon Chief Strategy Officer - Etiya

    Billing may be functionally separate from provisioning and assurance, but the configuration of billing is an important part of fulfillment. Billing configuration used to be easy – start on this day, stop on that day, or change to a new pricing plan. Needless to say, billing isn’t what it...