Monthly Archives: May 2013

Elevating Customer Experience and Service Delivery

Subscriber-specific information has the potential to elevate the customer experience to a whole new level, by influencing service delivery in real time. By federating subscriber profile information such as billing plans, service entitlements, spending limits and parental controls, Carriers can … Continue reading

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Understanding Mobile Application Stores

All App stores have a number of common features that provide users with access to mobile applications. Storefront – every app store has a store front that’s basically a mobile application but is structured to provide a directory of all … Continue reading

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Wireless Broadband replacing Wired Networks

The United States now has 82.4M broadband connections.  Gigacom indicates that cable companies added roughly 800,000 new subscribers and that the top two phone companies,  AT&T and Verizon,  saw a decline of 696,000 DSL accounts but added a total of … Continue reading

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Prepare for Increasingly more Services in the Cloud

With the advent of 4th Generation (4G) cellular via the LTE standard, there is the potential for anywhere, anytime high bandwidth facilitates the potential for cloud-based storage/access of virtually any content and applications. End-users will be able to store music, … Continue reading

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Location API for Rich Communications Services

Rich Communication Suite (RCS) benefits greatly from API integration and location is no exception.  While a large part of the market is yet to understand their technological and strategic significance, Telco Network APIs play a critical part in carrier networks … Continue reading

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Self Organizing Network Benefits

Self-configuration: There will be a reduction in human interventions in deployment of network elements.   Network elements shall automatically create logical associations with the remainder of the network. Self-optimization:  There will be automation of tasks using measurements from the network equipment … Continue reading

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The Power of Branding and Market Positioning in Wireless

Why does the USA say “texting” and other places, particularly Europe, say “SMS”?  How many people know what SMS (Short Messaging Service) means? Much more recently, why do all of the tier-one wireless carriers in the USA refer to their … Continue reading

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