Billing and charging are two of the most vital functions for MNOs, MVNOs and MVNE. While the bigger companies have vast resources to implement billing and charging system as per their specific requirements, the smaller companies struggle to keep up with them. Nowadays, the pressure is intense when it comes to the competition between different telecom companies. If you are not supporting your customers on time, and not providing them the required support, you are likely to lose ground.
The MVNO model has been in prevalence for more than one decade. It has been relatively successful in the developed world, which can be gauged by looking at the projected Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of over 9% between 2017 and 2022. Of late, the technology powering MVNOs in the developed world is reaching developing countries such as Thailand, India and Philippines. As a result, we are expected to see a striking change in the fortunes of MVNO in the developing countries. One of the most coveted MVNO technologies pertains to convergent billing, which is implemented by a centralized real-time charging system like Online Charging System (OCS).Continue reading
Convergent charging is an essential requirement of modern-day MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operators). It is the holy-grail of billing as it can empower your monetization and billing strategy. The inherent strength of a convergent charging platform lies in its real-time charging functionality, which ensures all the services delivered by an operator are charged accurately.Continue reading
Modern-day telecom operations have become extremely complicated. The new entrants into the market like MVNO and MVNE often do not get their billing right and suffer in the end. Out of every 10 MVNOs, only 1 makes it big and the rest falter. This can be attributed to their lack of insight in the telecom process and failure to understand the value of a convergent charging system.Continue reading
Billing and charging are two of the most important functions of a telecom operator. When they are not done right, the results are immediate and you start losing customers faster than you can ever imagine. Therefore, every player in the market including MNO, MVNO and MVNE should get their billing and charging on track, if they want to derive the best results from their efforts.Continue reading
There are plenty of terms getting tossed around in the telecom industry these days, and one of them is MVNO.
MVNO or mobile virtual network operator is an alternative to traditional data and phone services providers. They act as a refreshing option for people who are sick of the red tape, excess fees and problems that come hand-in-hand with relying on the bigger companies. MVNOs provide data and cell phone services directly to their customers, which makes them a preferable option.Continue reading