Find Great MNO Service Innovation Ideas at the MWC 2017

Real-time
Contextual Offers

There's plenty of data residing within Operators' operational and support systems that can be translated into actionable insights that help Operators deliver timely and highly personalized offers to subscribers. Contextual offers including location-based services are fueling new monetization opportunities for Operators and are contributing significantly to the increase of ARPU and subscriber satisfaction. More market updates on Contextual Offers.


Stand 2F36

Openet’s Policy & Charging solution enables Operators to implement real-time offers based on customers’ usage, location and revenue generation requirements.

Stand 5I51, Hall 5

Sandvine OutReach provides CSPs with a single product to build, execute, and manage personalized omni-channel subscriber engagement campaigns.

Stand 5H71, Hall 5

Alepo delivers real-time, contextual policy control and policy-driven offers, like bandwidth on demand, location-based services, congestion control and segmented offers.

Stand B51, Hall 7


AsiaInfo’s Veris RTI provides insights that enables Operators to respond to each individual customer at the right time via the right channel.


Stand 5G40, Hall 5


Fascinating demo to see at MWC - Perfecting customer experience with the right content in the right context to the right channel.


Hall 8.1 – App Planet Stand 8.1A41

Xura’s Collect Services provide out-of-credit users the opportunity to keep communicating, recouping Operator revenue, which would otherwise be lost.

Hall 5 Stand 5G11 & Hall 5 Stand 5L19MR, Hall 5 Stand 5M16MR

F5 provides Operators context-aware insight into networks and subscribers, enabling them to deliver the right personalized services.

Stand #7C86, Hall 7

MATRIXX Software delivers an innovative digital commerce solution that enables always-on customer engagement and real-time contextual offers. Our patented approach makes it possible for Digital Service Providers to simultaneously serve millions of customers, and process billions of customer interactions precisely and instantly.

Stand 2I31, Hall 2

GENBAND’s Kandy communications platform allows CSPs, software vendors, enterprises and SIs to easily embed real time contextual communications directly into web and mobile apps.

Stand 5G41, Hall 5

Allot enables CSPs to proactively engage new and existing customers with effective welcome experiences and relevant ongoing offers.

Sponsored Data

Starting with AT&T's sponsored data initiative to Bharti Airtel's sponsored OTT access, there's plenty of excitement in the sponsored data space. Whether Operators are boosting their mobile data take-up rates, augmenting their advertising revenues by working with merchants or partnering with content publishers to provide connectivity-bundled offers to subscribers, sponsored data has seen a string of early rollouts in 2015 and will continue to see many more this year. More market updates on Sponsored data.


Stand 2F36, Hall 2

Openet’s Sponsored Data enables a content provider/ a global brand to offer subscribers free access to online/App content without impacting their mobile data allowance.

Stand 8.1B58, Hall 8.1 

Freeway by Syntonic’s mobile access services provide sponsored data and data rewards to enable app developers to acquire, engage, and monetize consumers and to help mobile operators raise ARPUs.

Stand B51, Hall 7

AsiaInfo’s Veris O2P is a B2B collaboration platform allowing operators to create innovative products and offers including sponsored data.

Stand 5H71, Hall 5

Discover the revenue potential of application-based plans and offers with Alepo such as social media happy hours, sponsored data and app bundles.

Hall 8.1 – App Planet Stand 8.1A41

Xura’s Sponsored SMS service enables out-of-credit users to continue communicating once they opt in to receiving advertising sponsored messages.

Stand #7C86, Hall 7

MATRIXX Software delivers an innovative digital commerce solution that enables always-on customer engagement and real-time contextual offers. Our patented approach makes it possible for Digital Service Providers to simultaneously serve millions of customers, and process billions of customer interactions precisely and instantly.
 Shared Plans &
Triple-Play Offers

Music streaming, mobile TV subscription with VoD add-on, cloud-based apps, VoLTE, WiFi calling and connected home service, all these bundled with voice, messaging and browsing data - this is what a typical data bundle will look like in 2017. At the same time, sharing of data is extended from people and devices to sharing of a single quota between fixed, mobile and WiFi. Operators are creating complex and highly customized plans. More market updates on Mobile Data Plans.

 

Stand 2F36, Hall 2

Openet’s Policy & Charging solution enables control of data usage and data gifting while supporting multiple RGUs (mobile, landline, broadband, TV services) on a single account.

Stand 5I51, Hall 5

Sandvine’s Quota Manager & Usage Mgt Product enable CSPs to offer zero-rated offerings and incentives for subscribers to add more devices to shared plans.

Stand 5L7MR, Hall P5, GRAN VIA

DigitalRoute’s cloud-enabled data integration and management technology supports use cases ranging from Billing Mediation to Policy Control to Network Mediation as well as supporting integrations between virtualized and on-premise deployments

Stand 5H71, Hall 5

With Alepo’s solution, subscribers can use a mobile app to easily share and gift data services.

Hall 2, Stand 2D25MR

Mahindra Comviva’s Smart Policy Control enables Operators to identify and differentiate traffic flows in the network and thus create innovative offers tailored to the user’s context.

Stand 7K50, Hall 7

The Logisense platform provides real-time usage rating, monetization and subscriber management for any multi-play provider using any service, over any network – all from a single solution.

Hall 5 Stand 5G11 & Hall 5 Stand 5L19MR, Hall 5 Stand 5M16MR

F5's policy charging and control solutions help Operators deploy shared data plans and multi-device policies while achieving a high QoS.

Stand #7C86, Hall 7

MATRIXX Software delivers an innovative digital commerce solution that enables always-on customer engagement and real-time contextual offers. Our patented approach makes it possible for Digital Service Providers to simultaneously serve millions of customers, and process billions of customer interactions precisely and instantly.

Special Events during MWC 2017...


Openet Digital Journey Seminars
Booth 2F36, Hall 2
27th Feb - 1st March


Seminar Topics:
• DevOps – Build fast, test fast, launch fast
• Virtualization and automated networks
• Policy 3.0 – The evolution of policy for FMC, content, IoT and 5G
• Smart charging – Beyond billing. Fast time to value for digital services
• Turning big data into smart data – Enabling real-time, context aware personalization


Fireside Chat
Stand 5G40, Hall 5
6pm, February 28th


The Fireside Chat will feature a panel session with Deutsche Telekom about its deployment of Comptel’s Flow One V solution for the Pan-Net, a revolutionary pan-European cloud-based production factory. It will also include a discussion about the Power of Personal research that I shared with you, and a joint presentation with Comptel and Salesforce about their “Best Next Engagement" solution, which helps communications services providers recommend, predict and automate real-time decisions for best next action in a customer's journey.


MUSICAL QUIZZ
French Pavilion, Hall 8.1, D41 - Work Station No. 9


Netgem will get you into the groove at MWC: come to our booth and find out what our 10 secret songs are, to win a subscription to Deezer.


 
Booth # 2I31, Hall 2
Tuesday, February 28th from 6 – 8 pm
GENBAND and Kandy are celebrating another amazing year and will be hosting a cocktail party at their booth. The event will include a Flamenco Performance, live DJ, Hosted Bar & hors d-oeuvres.
VoLTE & WiFi Calling

VoLTE and WiFi Calling were 2015's most popular rollouts, and Operators are marrying these two services to offer competitive IP-based voice plans for their retail and enterprise customers. Poised to take over from the traditional CS voice and give OTTs a run for their money, VoLTE and WiFi Calling are marking the comeback of telcos in a big way. More on rollouts of VoLTE and WiFi Calling around the globe.


Stand 2F36, Hall 2

Openet’s Policy Manager enables Operators to deploy VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling with little impact to current infrastructure and with features such as flexible charging.

Stand 5H71, Hall 5

Alepo boasts proven experience in LTE and Carrier Wi-Fi offload and hotspot monetization.

Stand 6G31, Hall 6

Polystar’s Service Enablement solutions allow MNOs to launch VoLTE, VoWiFi and MMTEL services, deploy network enhancements and accelerate time to market.

Hall 5 Stand 5G66 & Hall 5 Stand 5L28MR

Aptilo Service Management Platform™ is a vendor-agnostic 3GPP AAA for Wi-Fi calling.

Stand 5L7MR, Hall P5, GRAN VIA

DigitalRoute’s cloud-enabled data integration and management technology supports use cases ranging from Billing Mediation to Policy Control to Network Mediation as well as supporting integrations between virtualized and on-premise deployments

Stand 5I51, Hall 5

Sandvine’s universal PCRF supports 3GPP, PCMM and other interfaces to facilitate deployment in any network type, enable QoS and fraud prevention for VoLTE or WiFi Calling.

Hall 5 Stand 5G11 & Hall 5 Stand 5L19MR, Hall 5 Stand 5M16MR

F5's VoLTE solution fulfils Operators' need to optimize network resources to get the most from their VoLTE investment.

Stand #7C86, Hall 7

MATRIXX Software delivers an innovative digital commerce solution that enables always-on customer engagement and real-time contextual offers. Our patented approach makes it possible for Digital Service Providers to simultaneously serve millions of customers, and process billions of customer interactions precisely and instantly.

Stand 2I31, Hall 2

GENBAND’s NFV-based Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) transcoding and interconnect solutions deliver full HD voice quality and provide secure, seamless transcoding and connectivity across VoLTE networks.
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Enterprise Cloud

Cloud-based, virtualized services, from BYOD schemes to M2M services, are accelerating businesses' time to market, reducing the complexities of managing massive IT systems and infrastructures while helping enterprises stay lean and agile in highly competitive environments. Enterprises are increasingly turning to Operators to provide them with the cloud-based platforms that they can plug in and operate anytime, from anywhere, on any device. More on Operator Cloud Services initiatives in the past year.


Booth 5G71, Hall 5

Siemens Common Repository, the first telco-grade database system extendable to almost any needed size while under load with automatic error handling.

Stand C71, Hall 5

Voyage, a complete cloud-based OTT TV Everywhere as a Service (TVaaS) solution offers content providers flexibility, agility, speed and cost savings.

Stand 5I51, Hall 5

Sandvine’s Cloud Services Policy Controller enables CSPs/ SIs to host and power differentiated policy control-based Internet services for businesses.

Stand B51, Hall 7

AsiaInfo offers a landmark cloud-based proposition for operators - to be unveiled at the MWC.

HALL 8.1, Stand 8.1B58

Syntonic DataFlex reduces mobile BYOD costs by more than 50%, enhancing workforce productivity with split billing and application data analytics.

Stand 5G41, Hall 5

Allot assures Quality of Service (QoS) and improves user productivity by managing performance challenges associated with cloud data centers and application performance.


Stand 5G40, Hall 5


Comptel Digital Service Transformation takes CSPs on a journey towards virtualization in the cloud, with the cloud and from the cloud.


Stand 7K50, Hall 7

Deliver long term customer value via the LogiSense cloud-based platform, which supports complex billing, rating and provisioning for product-as-a-service offerings.

Hall 8.1 – App Planet Stand 8.1A41

With forge by Xura, advanced real-time communications including video, voice, chat and content sharing can be seamlessly integrated into websites/ apps.
Direct Carrier Billing and Mobile Payments

The combination of NFC capabilities, Operator wallet and mobile banking services together with carrier billing arrangements are turning Operators into new digital financial intermediaries. Operators have even started creating their own digital bank branches! More on recent deployments of Operator Payment Services and Carrier Billing.


Hall 2, Stand 2D25MR

mobiquity® Wallet is a white-label mobile wallet solution that represents an evolution in mobile commerce by integrating payments, loyalty, and mobile marketing.

App Planet, Booth 8.1J35

Fortumo helps mobile operators generate additional revenue through carrier billing from companies including Google Play, Spotify and Electronic Arts.

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SLA Digital works with global Mobile Operators and Merchants to drive new revenue streams through Direct Operator Billing.

Hall 8.1 – App Planet Stand 8.1A41

Xura’s IOU Service enables Operators to offer a ‘loan’ for out-of-credit users so they can top-up and continue communicating.

Stand 2I31, Hall 2

GENBAND’s Kandy Consumer OTT Solutions offers new revenue-generating services including in-app advertising and money transfers.
Rich Communication Services

With VoLTE picking up pace, rich communication services(RCS) is poised to redefine Operators' communications offering for both retail and enterprise sectors, driving new service experience for users via real-time, rich media features such as video calling, file transfers, location updates, contact-info sharing, instant messaging and white-boarding. More market updates in the RCS space.


Hall 8.1 – App Planet Stand 8.1A41

Xura’s RCS solutions can delivered across any internet-enabled device, safeguards revenues from current services and creates monetization of new IP services.

Stand 2I31, Hall 2

GENBAND’s Kandy Consumer OTT Solutions enables operators to launch their own cloud-based white label mobile OTT app offering voice, video, chat and texting capabilities.
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Mobile TV / Video Services

With video consumption on mobile devices skyrocketing, Operators are starting to offer their own over-the-top mobile TV channels, latest being the much talked about T-Mobile US' BingeOn service. Multiscreen capabilities combined with one-click access to a vast collection of on-demand and subscription services are paving way for plenty of action in this space. More market updates for Operator Video service rollouts.

 

Stand 8.1D41, App Planet - Hall 8.1
Hall 8.0 Stand 8.0A29MR

Telcos around the world use our connected solutions to deliver innovative digital services to their Customers. Our #TelcoTV solution offers an intuitive multi-screen navigation to TV content. Netgem is operating in 20 countries and serving several million households with customers like EE, Post Luxembourg and TotalPlay.

Stand C71, Hall 5

Voyage, a TV Everywhere as a Service(TVaaS) solution provides content protection, delivery, and discovery to help Operators shape the ultimate multi-screen content experience.

Booth 5G71, Hall 5

Siemens' Smart Video Engine rules the entire Over-The-Top distribution from ingest to end user applications with one single content contract management system.

Hall 2, Stand 2D25MR

The Moodit Digital Store enables Mobile Operators to source a wide range of content for their Mobile TV/Mobile Videos services and apps platforms.
Operator WiFi Services

WiFi is back in full force. And why not? This last 24 months saw sales of WiFi-only devices increasing, WiFi calling deployments accelerating, and smartphone users becoming more and more dependent on WiFi as they consume higher amounts of bandwidth. Operator WiFi services, including WiFi roaming is reaching its tipping point, and this year is poised to see the bundling of WiFi (for e.g. WiFi Passes, Unlimited access at Operator Hotspots, inflight WiFi allowances and venue-based WiFi access) across standard mobile data packages becoming a common feature. More market updates for Operator WiFi services.


Stand 5I51, Hall 5

Sandvine’s Cloud Services Policy Controller enables business app prioritization on WiFi, delivery of real-time ads, content filtration and usage enforcement.

Hall 5 Stand 5G66 & Hall 5 Stand 5L28MR

Aptilo offers carrier-class Wi-Fi service management and offloading solutions, and will be demoing the new Aptilo Venue Wi-Fi Manager.

Stand 2F36, Hall 2

Openet’s Network Selection Intelligence solution enables traffic load balancing between the core network and Operator’s WiFi assets, reducing congestion and enhancing QoS.

Stand 5H71, Hall 5

Alepo is launching the most advanced Carrier-Class Wi-Fi solutions for any carrier's convergent network environment.

Stand 6G31, Hall 6

Polystar’s Service Enablement solutions allow MNOs to launch WiFi services, deploy network enhancements and accelerate time to market.

Booth 5G71, Hall 5

Integrate WiFi into existing LTE networks with Siemens Convergence Creators WiFi Offload. Meet demands with access (AAA) and policy and charging rule function (PCRF).

Stand #7C86, Hall 7

MATRIXX Software delivers an innovative digital commerce solution that enables always-on customer engagement and real-time contextual offers. Our patented approach makes it possible for Digital Service Providers to simultaneously serve millions of customers, and process billions of customer interactions precisely and instantly.
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IoT/M2M Services

Doors, windows, thermostats, lighting, air-conditioning, washing machines, fridges, TV sets, cars, children and pets - all these are now being watched, reported and 'managed' by the Operator. Operators' IoT platforms are today able to integrate any 'thing' or anyone, providing subscribers with real-time monitoring and control - 24 hours a day - for individuals, households and enterprises. Check out all the innovation that is taking place in the Operator IoT/M2M space.


Stand 7K50, Hall 7

LogiSense's real time usage rating and subscription billing platform enables IoT service providers’ to cost effectively manage millions of devices while helping to deliver a better customer experience.

Hall 5 Stand 5G11 & Hall 5 Stand 5L19MR, Hall 5 Stand 5M16MR

F5 provides a scalable and secure platform for building an IoT-ready infrastructure enabling operators to reap the benefits of IoT innovation.

Hall 8.1 – App Planet Stand 8.1A41

Xura’s WebRTC enables rich communication features to be incorporated into websites, services, apps and any IP-enabled object using APIs and SDKs.

Hall 8.0 Stand 8.0A12MR, Hall 8.0 Stand 8.0G10, Hall 8.0 Stand 8.0G11 & Hall 8.0 Stand 8.0G17

SIGFOX’s global IoT communications service allows MNO’s to integrate simple, cost-effective, energy-efficient connectivity into their offers.

Stand 5G40, Hall 5


By making IoT into a natural, but revolutionary extension of current digital services, Operators can play a bigger role and capture their true potential in IoT.


Stand 2I31, Hall 2

GENBAND’s Kandy communications platform easily “Bolts On” to a CSP’s network for IoT as well as to Edge IoT platforms and Gateways to provide human and bot connectivity.

MORE INNOVATIONS...

 Carrier Billing/BSS

The key to mobile data service innovations are charging and billing capabilities that are able to converge various mobile services - from traditional voice and SMS, to data and content plans to even IoT/M2M bundling, account for these services at KB level in real-time across all networks, manage global services and provide real-time analytics and control for service providers. More updates on Billing Support Systems.


Stand 2F36, Hall 2

Openet’s Policy & Charging solution enables control of data usage and data gifting while supporting multiple RGUs (mobile, landline, broadband, TV services) on a single account.

Hall 2, Stand 2D25MR

Mahindra Comviva’s Smart Policy Control enables Operators to identify and differentiate traffic flows in the network and thus create innovative offers tailored to the user’s context.

Stand 5H71, Hall 5

Alepo delivers real-time charging and carrier billing solutions to mobile operators and internet service providers worldwide.

Stand 5G40, Hall 5


By redesigning data product portfolios again and again in accelerating cycles, CSPs can stay relevant with their offering to generation cloud customers.


Stand 7K50, Hall 7

The LogiSense real-time usage rating and subscription billing solution drives innovative business models and a secure digital subscriber experience, empowering service providers with complete agility and flexibility.

Stand #7C86, Hall 7

MATRIXX Software delivers an innovative digital commerce solution that enables always-on customer engagement and real-time contextual offers. Our patented approach makes it possible for Digital Service Providers to simultaneously serve millions of customers, and process billions of customer interactions precisely and instantly.

Hall 5 Stand 5G51

CSG's business support solutions are serving major CSPs globally, including leaders in fixed, mobile, and next-generation networks
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The MNO Innovation Guide is intended to assist Mobile Network Operator representatives visiting the MWC 2017 to catch up on service innovations in the mobile space especially services that were most deployed throughout last year and which are the fastest growing.


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