Roaming enables users and devices to access networks beyond their home network; with the next generation of roaming services such as IoT, VoLTE and 5G, the industry is experiencing a rapidly changing reality.
With humans and devices using the next generation of roaming services, the industry is observing new usage patterns and adjusting commercial wholesale models in support of new retail and enterprise rate plans.
Data as a voice carrier, data as heartbeat, data as a slice... How to identify, categorize and monetise this, so that new services and innovation can flourish, whilst protecting profit margins and retaining global strategic relationships. This next generation of services will very soon become the norm.
Kaleido Intelligence surveyed operator respondents across tier-1 and tier-2 MNOs and MVNOs around the world on their plans to align wholesale billing and charging with a rapidly changing reality. This white paper dives into the driving forces for the adoption of GSMA’s BCE standards, implementation strategies and approaches to its deployment.