Find Great MNO Service Innovation Ideas at the MWC 2018

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 2F30, Hall 2

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

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.

Hall 5 - Stand 5H19, Stand 5LI8MR, Stand 5L19MR & Stand 5M16MR

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

Stand 7B81, Hall 7

The MATRIXX Digital Commerce Platform empowers operators to make real-time, contextual offers to give their customers personalized, modern, digital experiences.

Stand 2I31, Hall 2

Ribbon Communications' 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.


Hall 5, Stand LMR20/22

Tango Telecom’s Real-time Engagement Solution offers a 6x increase in conversion rates, 35% plus increase in average spend and 30% decrease in overall customer care costs.

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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 been growing steadily the past four years and will continue to see many more this year. More market updates on Sponsored data.


Stand 2F30, 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.

Hall 8.1, Stand A11

Freeway by Syntonic sponsored data services bundles mobile connectivity with applications. It lets content providers acquire, engage, and monetize consumers by removing the access barrier of mobile data. It help mobile operators raise ARPUs with sustainable, differentiated offers.

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.

Stand 7B81, Hall 7

MATRIXX Software delivers innovative technology that enables MNOs to deliver precise customer data to the digital channel and offer experiences with greater transparency, personalization, and control.

Hall 5, Stand LMR20/22

Tango Telecom’s Data Retail Engine enables operators to identify and reward subscribers based on their individual profiles, preferences and real-time actions.

 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 2018. 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 2F30, 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 provides a standards-compliant, complete platform, with integrated PCRF and PCEF functions, which allows network operators to launch market-leading services. Sandvine’s platform is used by service providers around the world to power innovative, intelligent, feature-rich data services.

Stand 5L7MR & 5L5MR, Hall 5

DigitalRoute’s cloud-enabled data integration and management technology supports use cases ranging from Billing Mediation to Policy Control to OSS 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 5, Stand 5L33MR

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.

Hall 7, Stand 7J51

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 5H19, Stand 5LI8MR, Stand 5L19MR & 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 7B81, Hall 7

Our multi-patented MATRIXX Digital Commerce provides a single platform to revolutionize the way your customers buy, manage, share and pay for digital services providing a seamless service experience.

Hall 8.1, Stand A11

Freeway by Syntonic™ increases operator ARPU by enabling content solutions that complement traditional data plans. Capture new revenue from the app economy and differentiate your offerings with app-level data passes, subscriptions, ad supported content, and more.

Hall 5, Stand LMR20/22

Tango Telecom’s Data Retail Engine enables highly innovative use-cases such as shared data plans and multi-device QoS control


Hall 5, Stand E71

Vimmi's Partners-Central Offers pre-integrated solution with leading 3rd party content providers and enables content discovery and recommendation in 3rd party content partner catalog.

Special Events during MWC 2018...


Ribbon Communications Cocktail Party
Stand 2I31, Hall 2
February 27th, 6-8pm


Ribbon Communications will be hosting a cocktail party with a DJ and live music in our booth (Hall 2, Booth #2I31) on Tuesday, February 27th from 6 pm - 8 pm.


Panel Discussion: “Beyond voice, text, and data: disruptive services to grow carrier ARPU.”
Hall 8.1, meeting room CC8.190-CC8.20
February 27th, 2pm


This session, in association with Syntonic, will feature a panel of mobile industry experts who will explore the next generation of content services and business models to increase operator ARPU, add new subscribers, and strengthen customer retention.


Join us for the cocktail hour! Mingle with our experts, view our leading edge demos, enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres and our signature Edge cocktail.
Stand #6G10, Hall 6
February 26th and 27th, 5-6pm


VoLTE & WiFi Calling

VoLTE and WiFi Calling have been some of the most popular services rolled out by Operators with Operators 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 2F30, 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.

Hall 1, Stand 1C21

Interop Technologies’ virtualized VoLTE, Emergency LBO for LTE Roaming and WiFi Calling solutions enable operators on any network to quickly roll out all-IP Voice. Our virtualized IMS Core and IP services are built to reduce CAPEX, complexity, and time to market to ensure operators competitive relevancy.

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

Aptilo Service Management Platform™ is a vendor-agnostic 3GPP AAA for Wi-Fi calling. The flexibility in our solution enables real-world deployments by overcoming deficiencies and incompatibilities in the ecosystem. One example is enabling IOS entitlement servers to authenticate with HSS.

Stand 5L7MR & 5L5MR, Hall 5

DigitalRoute’s cloud-enabled data integration and management technology supports use cases ranging from Billing Mediation to Policy Control to OSS 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 5H19, Stand 5LI8MR, Stand 5L19MR & Stand 5M16MR

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

Stand 2I31, Hall 2

Ribbon Communications' 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.

Hall 5, Stand LMR20/22

Tango Telecom’s Data Retail Engine supports highly innovative use-cases for VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling.


Booth #2F60 and #5G71

Atos Convergence Creators' can provide Wi-Fi calling/VoWiFi upgrade for mobile networks by adding Wi-Fi to an operator’s Evolved Packet Core as an additional voice and IMS channel option.
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.


Stand 5I51, Hall 5

Sandvine’s mobile data management gives enterprises the flexibility and control to manage their mobile data: from tiered plans and roaming packages to application-based policy actions and individualized solutions to fit every need.

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.


Hall 7, Stand 7J51

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

Stand 2I31, Hall 2

Ribbon Communications enables operators the ability to deliver carrier-grade, intelligent cloud-based and security solutions to their enterprise customers.

Hall 5, Stand LMR20/22

Increase revenues by enabling enterprise customers to tailor usage, plans and quality of service to exactly suit their needs.

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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 5, Stand 5L33MR

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

Hall 8.1 – App Planet Stand 8.1J51

Fortumo enables additional revenue from leading app stores, game developers and digital media companies while taking care of the technical infrastructure, taxation, merchant on-boarding and support in post-launch activities.

Stand 2I31, Hall 2

Ribbon Communications' Kandy Consumer OTT Solutions offers new revenue-generating services including in-app advertising and money transfers.

Hall 5, Stand LMR20/22

Increase revenues by enabling subscribers can securely purchase apps, digital content and 3rd party services from their devices and charge them in real-time to their prepaid balances.

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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.


Stand 2I31, Hall 2

Ribbon Communications' Kandy Consumer OTT Solutions enables operators to launch their own cloud-based white label mobile OTT app offering voice, video, chat and texting capabilities.

Hall 5, Stand LMR20/22

Control your subscriber’s messaging experience with Tango Telecom’s Subscriber Interaction Manager, delivering a personalised seamless on-device experience at home or while roaming via multiple channels including chatbots, Smartphone App, Google RCS, Apple Push Notifications, etc.


Hall 1, Stand 1C21

Interop Technologies’ RCS Cloud solution is one of only two hosted solutions in the world to receive triple accreditation from the GSMA in Framework, Enriched Calling and Messaging. Transform your operator messaging into a platform for growth with our RCS expertise.
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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 C71, Hall 5

Viaccess-Orca provides OTT, TV platforms, content protection and advanced data solutions for personalized TV experiences. VO offers proven solutions for content delivery, discovery and monetization.

Hall 5, Stand 5L33MR

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

Hall 5, Stand E71

Vimmi’s low latency Video CDN (1 sec!) enables mobile and telecom operators to introduce new video services that require low latency and video processing.
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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

Aptilo Service Management Platform™ is the world’s #1 service control solution for large-scale Wi-Fi, proven in 100+ operator installations. Guest Wi-Fi for businesses and venues can now be deployed from the cloud with Aptilo Guest Wi-Fi Cloud™.

Stand 2F30, 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.

Stand 2I31, Hall 2

Ribbon Communications’ microservices-based NFV portfolio for the telco cloud includes fully virtualized, highly scalable and cloud-native solutions for 4G VoLTE and WiFi calling.

Hall 1, Stand 1C21

Interop’s fully managed, end-to-end VoWiFi solution integrates seamlessly with any network to complement network coverage, reduce CAPEX and offset roaming costs. Protecting operator voice services from competing OTT applications with full integration with native dialing on the latest Apple® and Android™ devices.

Hall 7, Booth G71

Linxs allows enterprises to connect their “remote assets” with the corporate network in an easy and secure way, and addresses the “connectivity challenges” many enterprises face while implementing an IoT strategy.
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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.


Hall 5, Stand LMR20/22

The Tango DRE™ enables operators to maximise their revenue-generating opportunity across verticals such as IoT, enterprise, aero, maritime, connected car, connected home, utilities, health and more.


Hall 7, Stand 7J51

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

Hall 5 - Stand 5H19, Stand 5LI8MR, Stand 5L19MR & Stand 5M16MR

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

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

Stand 2I31, Hall 2

Ribbon Communications' 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.

Hall 7, Booth G71

Linxs allows enterprises to connect their “remote assets” with the corporate network in an easy and secure way, and addresses the “connectivity challenges” many enterprises face while implementing an IoT strategy.

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 2F30, Hall 2

Openet will be showing their Digital Business Platform at MWC. This open API driven platform can be implemented in 14 weeks, and can reduce BSS/OSS costs by up to 90%.

Hall 5, Stand 5L33MR

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.

Hall 5, Stand LMR20/22

The Tango Telecom Data Retail Engine drives service innovation and velocity for the real-time monetisation of every touchpoint in your subscribers' journey whether they are at home or roaming, maximising each subscriber’s lifetime value.


Stand 5H71, Hall 5

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

Hall 7, Stand 7J51

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 7B81, Hall 7

MATRIXX Digital Commerce provides an alternative path to steep investments in decades-old BSS infrastructure, that can be deployed quickly to deliver innovative products, services, and experiences to their customers.

Hall 5 Stand 5G51

CSG's business support solutions are serving major CSPs globally, including leaders in fixed, mobile, and next-generation networks

Booth #2F60 and #5G71

Atos Convergence Creators' Policy Manager is the solution to dynamically manage your network resources in order to avoid network congestion. It reduces churn by enabling new pricing models and allowing you to offer customized subscription.
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The MNO Innovation Guide is intended to assist Mobile Network Operator representatives visiting the MWC 2018 to catch up on service innovations in the mobile space especially services that were most deployed througout last year and which are the fastest growing.


Know more about what's in store for 2018 for telecommunications and digital service providers with industry predictions from over 25 leading telecom tech companies!