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The Evolution of Digital-First Sub-Brands: Qvantel White Paper Reviews 20 Sub-Brand Use Cases

Digital-sub brands are a telco success story. By removing the legacy roadblock to digital transformation and starting with a fresh greenfield site many sub-brands are seeing excellent results in a very short timeframe. Sub-brands are out-performing their parent telcos’ across a range of strategic KPIs. In March 2021 McKinsey published an article called “A battle plan for telcos’...

BSS and the Move to Perpetual Transformation

This article was first published in Mobile Magazine 

Business Support Systems (BSS) are at the heart of a telecom operator’s successful business operations. But in the past two decades, operators have drifted away from a focus on their business because they have taken an IT-centric approach to source, run, and evolve their mission-critical business platforms.

What should be simple became...

Hyper-Agility and No-Code BSS: Qvantel Flex – The Next Evolution of BSS

The marketing team in an operator wants to launch a new offer. They also want to grow the subscriber base and have developed a new referral scheme to attract new subscribers. The customer care team is under pressure to increase net promoter score and has developed a process to deliver a better online experience. They go to IT and request that these new use cases are implemented.

BSS Transformation: The Low-Risk Approach Using Sub-Brand Digital BSS

Here’s a radical idea. You know that large-scale digital transformation project that you’re planning for or have just started. Take a step back and ask if there’s a quicker, more cost-effective and low-risk option.

Building on Very Mobile Success, Qvantel and MATRIXX Partner to Rapidly Launch New Digital Telco Brands

Creating new, digital-centric brands has become an effective strategy for telecom operators to attack new market segments, gain market share, and quickly launch new propositions that address consumers demands for simplicity and self-service oriented models. Italy's Very Mobile is a great example of such a success that was rapidly launched in four months. Very Mobile

The Benefits of Being Cloud-Native

Making the shift to the cloud and cloud-native architecture is becoming increasingly crucial for the telecoms industry to be able to react more quickly to challenges and changes posed by new digital native entrants. But what does cloud-native mean? The official definition of cloud-native is: 

“Cloud-native technologies empower organizations to build and run scalable applications in modern,...

Nokia and Qvantel to Power Effective, Cloud-Based Monetization of the 5G Economy

Journey to the Cloud

The CSP journey to the cloud is not new, but it certainly is complex. As such, many of the initial cloud deployments were done at higher levels of the stack, such as customer engagement systems, in order not to disturb the business continuity supported by some of the legacy, highly customized Business Support Systems (BSS), with their monolithic structures and proprietary...

Unleash the Power of a Fully Digital Second Brand

Digital transformation can be hard, especially for established telcos. Legacy processes, systems, and legacy thinking can stall the best intentions of telcos looking to evolve into new digital-first companies. Getting to the point where they are selling a range of digital services across a variety of digital platforms to an increasingly digital-savvy customer base can be a hazardous journey.

Your BSS is Broken

Business Support Systems (BSS) are at the heart of a telecom operator’s successful busi­ness operations. But in the past two decades, operators have drifted away from a focus on their business by taking an IT-centric approach to source, run, and evolve their mission-critical business platforms.

What should be simple has become complicat­ed, slow, and expensive. This has led to an un­healthy...