In order to remain competitive and grow, service providers must increase revenue through value-add services and build innovative new business models, while reducing capital and operating expenses. While it sounds simple, it's not easily achieved chiefly because of the constraints caused by the legacy billing and business support systems in the service provider's back office.
Commercial open source is taking hold in enterprises outside of the telecom industry, managing mission critical operations for organizations and government agencies all over the world. Telecom service providers of all sizes need to explore the benefits that open source will bring to their ability to quickly and easily deploy new business models, not to mention the decrease in total cost of ownership associated with the open source model.
This presentation transcript is taken directly from the mediacast of the same name. The mediacast features Mark Lowenstein, Managing Director of the Mobile Ecosystem, the leading consulting and advisory firm focused on next generation mobile communications products and services. The following topics are addressed:
- The Current Telecom Market Situation
- The Limitations of Today's Legacy BSS Solutions
- The Benefits of the Open Source Model
- Open Source in the Telecom Back Office systems.