IMS research claims that there will be more than 326 million cellular M2M connections globally by 2016, up from about 107 million today. For that to happen though, M2M has to play well with all that’s happening in the cloud. As a result, telcos have to figure out how to make on-demand connection management work across networks, clouds, and the public Internet.
Talking to operators about billing is completely different to talking to anyone else about billing. Journalists are hugely influenced by the press releases and the reports they receive, full of promises of growth. Vendors have […]
From the Archives The Cloud that Billing now inhabits is a funnel cloud; spinning fast, throwing debris about, and creating chaos. The debate over simplicity versus sophistication resurfaces constantly, and there’s no right answer. The […]
Billing isn’t just a revenue counter or collector; it can be a revenue generator. In world of API-based service mash-ups, billing functionality is being embedded in other applications so that it is not just billing […]