Launching a prepaid service requires some fundamental B/OSS processes. The fact that it is prepaid can help reduce the complexity involved, but that is not to say that you do not need to consider all elements carefully. Get expert opinion on what you need to consider when launching prepaid services on an existing B/OSS architecture.
If DOCSIS, DSL, and Fiber are the dominant fixed-line last mile networks, than Wi-Fi is the dominant last hundred foot network. Operators have learned the Wi-Fi network supplied through a broadband gateway is itself an extension of their service and brand identity. The earliest days of this service defined the need to assist customers with […]
Worldwide, demand for faster broadband speeds and better service experiences has sparked a new wave of access technology. Fiber optics leads the way due to its gigabit-per-second speeds and relatively inexpensive deployment costs; however, there’s more to deploying fiber than just building the network.
Reducing OPEX while systematically ensuring consistent quality of experience for subscribers is no easy feat. For operators looking for ways to improve DOCSIS firmware management, the challenge is to reduce downtime while ensuring subscribers receive necessary firmware updates that may be required for new services, devices, or just as part of regular upgrades.
In mid-to-large-sized organizations, deploying firmware updates to a wide network of end-user DOCSIS gateways is a long process that is prone to numerous service disruption errors. As a result of the work required and the risk of disruption to end-user services, many operators will simply put off updating firmware until it is critically necessary.
The key to revenue assurance is to identify areas that either generate or save money. Implementing secure, end-to-end processes stops revenue leakage, avoids future issues, and enables an increased focus on proactive strategies to generate revenue. Get the guide to discover 5 tactical approaches for revenue assurance for service providers.
Service introduction velocity for operators has been an ongoing subject for many years. The ability to introduce any new service is the ability to define new products and generate new revenues. Some of the most significant developments in service orchestration, Software Defined Networks (SDN) and their relationships with Network Function Virtualization (NFV), are beginning to […]
How much automation do you need to streamline IP deployments on your network? Increased IP activity on your network can lead to complicated manual processes and increase the chance of errors that can affect subscriber service delivery. Discover 5 alternatives to manual processes to identify how you can make improvements on your network.
Are you making the most of your existing Broadband Command Center investment? If you're relying on homegrown solutions or poorly integrated add-ons to manage DHCP lease data, fraud, or firmware updates, you may not be maximizing the available efficiencies the solution provides. Worse yet, you could actually contribute to extra strain on the DHCP service. Maximize your investment with three extensions that optimize DHCP performance.
Worldwide, concerns over Internet-based crimes are growing. To combat illegal activities, service providers are required to comply with regional lawful interception regulations. Central Lease Service is a Broadband Command Center extension that makes it easy to simplify lawful interception requests by making it easy to map an IP address back to a specific subscriber.