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DEFINITION: Average revenue per user or average revenue per unit (ARPU) is an expression of the income generated by a typical subscriber or device per unit time in a telecommunications network. The ARPU provides an indication of the effectiveness with which revenue-generating potential is exploited.To calculate the ARPU, a standard time period must be defined. Most telecommunications carriers operate by the month.  … 
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Hybrid Energy: What to consider when tapping into alternative energy at the cell site
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the value of hybrid energy sources in making your organization more energy efficient.
Posted: 22 Nov 2013 | Published: 23 Nov 2012

Emerson Network Power

Energy Logic for Telecommunications
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers 12 strategies to improve the energy efficiency of telecomm organizations.
Posted: 21 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2008

Emerson Network Power

Big Data: Delivering an Agile Infrastructure for Time-Critical Analytics in Telecommunications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how big data analytics is helping communications service providers (CSPs) to better understand customer behaviors, drive customer loyalty, and improve experiences. Inside, discover an enterprise-grade infrastructure designed for big data workloads.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Increasing Operational Agility: BPM in Telecommunications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Efficient business processes are the key to success for any company, especially in the telecommunications (Telco) industry. In this informative resource, learn how you can improve Telco business processes and discover the BPM tools necessary to close process gaps.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Oracle Corporation

Session Border Controllers: Addressing Tomorrow's Requirements
sponsored by Metaswitch Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how IP-based service innovation will impact and shape the future of session border controllers.
Posted: 27 Sep 2011 | Published: 27 Sep 2011

Metaswitch Networks

ABI Research: Mobilize Enterprise Office Communications NOW with 4G
sponsored by Sprint
WHITE PAPER: Ready to integrate 4G into your wireless communications strategy? 4G technologies operate on licensed spectrum allowing greater control over spectrum use and access. 4G also provides capacity and speed similar to Wi-Fi to enable demanding applications.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Sprint

Yankee Group: Mobility Powers the Next Wave of Growth for Unified Communications
sponsored by Sprint
WHITE PAPER: Mobile UC, or the convergence of mobile technology, wireless integrated communications and traditional UC, can bring employee productivity and communications to new heights. This Yankee Group assessment provides guidance for organizations of all sizes to put together a cost-effective mobile UC road map.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Sprint

Plantronics UC Toolkit Planning FAQ
sponsored by Plantronics
WHITE PAPER: The Plantronics UC Toolkit, Planning FAQ addresses the most common questions IT organizations raise when planning UC audio device deployments.  
Posted: 10 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

Plantronics

Collaboration to innovation: Leveraging Web 2.0 to Accelerate New Service Ideas
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is intended to provide service providers with IBM's point of view on the power of collaboration in a Web 2.0 environment and to introduce a new IBM solution that can help telecoms to use collaboration as a tool for enabling innovation.
Posted: 18 Jun 2010 | Published: 18 Jul 2007

IBM

Frost and Sullivan: Customer Experience Management: A Business Imperative beyond a Technology Solution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Frost & Sullivan, a global consulting and research firm, shares real-world insights from its latest comprehensive study of the value of CEM, including operator strategies driving adoption, best practices and KPIs, and a glimpse into the future of CEM.
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Feb 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Five Must-Have Capabilities for Unbeatable Customer Care
sponsored by Pitney Bowes Business Insight
WHITE PAPER: Today, firms in the communications industry must relook at how they deliver customer service in order to streamline operations, retain customers and drive business revenue. Read this paper to learn about five, practical, cost-effective opportunities that allow firms to meet market demand and achieve an impressive Return on Investment.
Posted: 15 Jan 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

Pitney Bowes Business Insight

Prepaid Loyalty: Fact or Fiction?
sponsored by Amdocs Management LTD
WHITE PAPER: Achieving customer loyalty is a business goal shared by virtually every service provider. Prepaid subscribers present a greater challenge because the business model has no contracts or commitments. This paper examines the business and marketing strategies that service providers can deploy to create and build loyalty among prepaid customers.
Posted: 17 Sep 2009 | Published: 17 Sep 2009

Amdocs Management LTD

Slash Document Archive Storage Costs up to 90% and Enhance ePresentment Performance
sponsored by Xenos Group Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This White Paper is intended for Enterprise Architects, Senior Line of Business Managers, and Managers of Marketing, CRM, High Volume Output and Archiving. The challenges of handling the costs and achieving the customer retention benefits related to archiving and online ePresentment of High Volume Transactional Output are identified...
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Feb 2009

Xenos Group Inc.

Enabling the Profitable Evolution of Mobile Transport to All-IP
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: As demand for mobile multimedia services increase and average revenue per user declines, mobile service providers must transform their networks to profitably support legacy voice and advanced packet-based services. This paper outlines the challenges associated with transforming the mobile transport network.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

Alcatel-Lucent

Best Practices for Provisioning Databases for Test and Development
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Best practices and new technologies available for provisioning databases for test and development environments are outlined in this white paper. Using this as a guide, organizations can save time and resources, meet regulatory compliance standards, and streamline database provisioning processes for test and development environments.
Posted: 01 Apr 2009 | Published: 16 Jan 2009

Informatica

Mass-Market Broadband in High-Growth Markets
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights how important it is for telecom service providers to deliver broadband services beyond the profitable hotspots of advanced business users and high-income residential users to reach the mass market, as well as detailing a suggested solution.
Posted: 03 Mar 2009 | Published: 03 Mar 2009

Alcatel-Lucent

Enabling the Profitable Evolution of Mobile Transport to All-IP
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: The mobile transport network is one of the key considerations for mobile service providers planning a network transformation. This paper outlines the challenges associated with transforming the mobile transport network and presents the Alcatel-Lucent approach to effective transformation.
Posted: 03 Mar 2009 | Published: 03 Mar 2009

Alcatel-Lucent

Digital Billboard Advertising - New Life for a Classic Medium
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn more about the emerging trend of digital billboard advertising and how it can enhance responsiveness, flexibility and profits.
Posted: 02 Mar 2009 | Published: 02 Mar 2009

Motorola, Inc.

Proactive Service Assurance for Mobile Data Services
sponsored by InfoVista Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Until very recently, customer volume for data services was so low that service providers couldn't justify investment in robust, end-to-end service assurance solutions for mobile data services. Now, with the volume of data services on mobile networks growing, the business case for such an investment is clear. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 02 Mar 2009 | Published: 26 Feb 2009

InfoVista Corporation

Data, Disconnected: Communications Firms Take the Necessary Steps to Build Greater Accuracy into Their Customer Management Processes
sponsored by Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper for the communications sector examines how inaccurate data can impact customer relationships and how implementing a multi-phase process can help feed cleaner customer data into enterprise solutions to maximize return on investment.
Posted: 20 Jan 2009 | Published: 20 Jan 2009

Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software

OSS and CRM - Integration That Pays
sponsored by Comarch Telecommunications
WHITE PAPER: Previously, putting up with the gap between CRM and OSS worlds has been a viable - though not optimal - strategy for most operators. But now that the telecommunications industry is undergoing the "communications and content over IP" transformation, service providers are starting to redesign their business models and to rethink the infrastructure.
Posted: 06 Jan 2009 | Published: 06 Jan 2009

Comarch Telecommunications

MPEG-4 Over IP Networks
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the technology behind the efficiency gains that are realized using MPEG-4 as a video compression technology for real time content distribution networks.
Posted: 05 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Dec 2008

Motorola, Inc.

New RF Return Path Technologies for GPON
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: New return path technologies allow service providers to continue to leverage their traditional headends, set-top boxes and next generation DOCSIS set-top boxes in new GPON networks.
Posted: 05 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Dec 2008

Motorola, Inc.

Migration to DOCSIS 3.0
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Factors driving cable operators toward deployment of DOCSIS 3.0, new features, channel bonding and multicast services, and migration scenarios to DOCSIS 3.0, are addressed.
Posted: 05 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Dec 2008

Motorola, Inc.

Anticipating the Bandwidth Bottleneck
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines trends in consumer content consumption and projects the future bandwdith requirements of broadband connections to the home.
Posted: 05 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Dec 2008

Motorola, Inc.
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TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY DEFINITION (continued): …  The total revenue generated by all units (paying subscribers or communications devices) during that period is determined. Then that figure is divided by the number of units. Because the number of units can vary from day to day, the average number of units must be calculated or estimated for a given month to obtain the most accurate possible ARPU figure for that month.The ARPU can be broken down according to income-producing categories. For example, monthly or annual subscriber fees generate a steady revenue stream but do not take into account short-term changes in customer usage habits. The income … 
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