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Six Strategies for More Roaming Revenue

by Tim Moynihan September 4, 2015 Business

Roaming, to borrow a phrase, wasn’t billed in a day. Revenue from roaming subscribers is an important part of overall carrier revenue, but generating mobile roaming revenue isn’t a simple matter of setting up a wireless network and waiting for subscribers to come. More mobile carriers are competing for the same roaming subscribers, countries are […]

NFV Vendor Challenges Part 2

by Jim Machi September 4, 2015 Business
Dialogic

Last week, I introduced the NFV-based network diagram, and the complexity of all these pieces of software interacting. But how will they interact? This is all to be done via a Management and Orchestration (MANO) layer. Yes, there is MANO software entering the fray from established telecom vendors such as Oracle, HP and Ericsson, but […]

VoWi-Fi: Risks & Rewards

by Jim McLaughlin September 4, 2015 Business
Dialogic

With voice-over-Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) now natively supported by both the Apple iPhone and Android-based handsets, telecom service providers are actively evaluating the risks and rewards of this new opportunity. In contrast to the plethora of currently available third-party over-the-top (OTT) VoIP applications, native VoWi-Fi service guarantees simplicity of use, with subscribers needing only to press the […]

NFV Vendor Challenges Part 1

by Jeremy Burton August 28, 2015 Business

We’ve all likely seen the Gartner hype cycle for emerging technologies curve. I remember many, many years ago when I first saw that curve. I don’t even remember what it was about, but it had the Peak of Inflated Expectations, and then the dip down, and then the path to nirvana. That curve stays relevant […]

Lose Unsightly Bulges and Pounds with… Mobile Wallets

by Jeremy Burton August 25, 2015 Business

By Tim Moynihan – Dialogic, Inc. Let’s face it: physical wallets can be a pain in the you-know-what. If you’re tired of sitting on a deck of cards—credit cards, debit cards, loyalty cards, etc.—the solution could be closer than you think. Like, in your other pocket, where you keep your smartphone. Because now you can […]

How Getting Rid of Gray Can Keep Mobile Operators in the Black

by Tim Moynihan August 20, 2015 Business
Dialogic

It’s a billion-dollar problem for mobile network operators: blocking gray routes that allow Short Message Service (SMS) fraud to eat up network bandwidth and slow down network performance. And it’s only going to get worse as application-to-person (A2P) SMS traffic increases. A2P SMS is one of the fastest-growing segments in the mobile messaging market, supporting […]

Exploring the Current Status of WebRTC

by Jeremy Burton August 19, 2015 Business

By Jim Machi – Dialogic, Inc. Last week I was doing some research on WebRTC and I noticed that a lot of the information related to this topic was not from 2015; rather, it was from 2013 or 2014. As a result I couldn’t help but wonder: Does that mean WebRTC is losing its steam, […]

Talkin’ Bout the Future of Interactive Voice Response

by Jeremy Burton August 11, 2015 Business

By Tim Moynihan – Dialogic, Inc. Interactive voice response (IVR) systems are—how do I put this nicely?—not one of the most beloved technological advances of the last century. They can be cumbersome, confusing to use, and flat-out frustrating sometimes. We’ve all had that IVR experience where, after navigating through a maze of choices, we find […]

IPX Can Enable Revenue Innovation for Voice Wholesalers

by Jeremy Burton August 4, 2015 Business

IPX Revenue Innovation Part 2 By Jim Machi – Dialogic, Inc. In Part 1 of this series, I wrote about a couple of revenue generating ideas for IPX providers. So how can an IPX provider go about this? Firstly, the IPX platform needs to be up-to-date as well as support IPX standards. Obviously Dialogic provides […]

VoLTE / IMS Take on OTT Apps

by Jeremy Burton August 4, 2015 Business

By Jim McLaughlin – Dialogic, Inc. Initially, Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile networks were deployed in order to address an ever-increasing demand for faster mobile data speeds. However, the latest report from the Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) highlights growing momentum around a new and different use case for this all-IP mobile network. Specifically, at […]