Delivering a broader portfolio is a challenge. Providing subscribers with the products they pay for in real time – good QoE – and has put the separation of online charging systems (OCSs), the policy and charging rules function (PCRF) and fulfillment systems to the test. To bridge the gap between content and communication services and close the gap created by the shift to real-time charging greater synchronization between OCS and PCRF is needed.
IPv6 is a reality. Network technologies, services and support systems are ready for it, with IPv6 device support widely available and operators already deploying IPv6 in their networks.
Wilson Otero, the CEO of Brazilian operator Datora Telecom, discusses how OSS BSSS solutions are helping his company to target niche markets.
T-Mobile Austria urgently needed a new billing system. The Austrian market is dominated by price competition and rapid growth of data traffic. To stay competitive, T-Mobile Austria needed to offer innovative services and flexible solutions. And that required a future-proof billing system that could be extended to real time charging.
Reliability is the top priority for Greek operator WIND Hellas’ CIO Nikolaos Costaras when it comes to OSS BSS solutions.
Michael Weber, the Head of OSS Management at operator Deutsche Telekom, discusses how the “big data” approach fits with the company’s service quality management approach.