Technology is a friend/ helper not as tester or rocket science; MFS product use and accessibility needs to be simple for people to make them comfortable and pull out maximum benefits especially for unbanked who have not seen the real MFS. Study from google shows that globally, mobile money users transacted a total of USD 7.5 billion through 479.5 million transactions in the month of December 2014. If cash-ins and cash-outs are included, mobile money users performed 717.2 million transactions, total of USD 16.3 billion.
Rush Hour – Mobile payments rush hours i.e. every day a new entrant in mobile payments business jumping in with or without any experience or expertise. Mobile payment businesses like ApplePay, SamsungPay, Microsoft, Google, Facebook and many more are few examples for this. All of them jumped into […]
Payments – After the year 1980 we have witnessed the rapid transformation of payment methods/instruments. From Cash papers and coins to bank cheque to mobile money. The form money has also got transformed big time from paper to bits and bytes i.e electronic. Monet got transformation from being […]
Telecom subscribers are getting smarter (so it’s not only the handset which is getting smarter haan!!!), demanding more and more and, at the same time many new players are entering the marketplace. To compete in this environment, operators have to not only maintain but also grow their part of the new value chain to gain loyal customers and adding new blended services which are ridding on their investment/infrastructure made during all those times.
While Convergent billing and the split OCS architecture tend to present many benefits to the operator, they could bring out complexities where the implementation of business rules can prove to be very difficult, i.e. you lose flexibility in case you give freebies (airtime, sms etc). In actual usage, Diameter Credit Control Request messages sent by Network Elements over Ro Interface will be