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Global CSP Billing 2015 Edition Part 6: Global Business Drivers, Market Trends, and New Solution Strategies

Global CSP Billing 2015 Edition Part 6: Global Business Drivers, Market Trends, and New Solution Strategies

The Stratecast Operations, Orchestration, Data Analytics & Monetization (ODAM)2 team has taken a deep dive into the changing communications marketplace, and evaluated the role of billing3 and policy management within the communications service provider (CSP) monetization practice (BSS). Stratecast views billing and policy management as inextricably linked; and, as such, launched a major study of over global suppliers that offer a variety of billing, policy management, or combined solutions. The results of this work include a multi-part report series focused on the end-to-end billing marketplace, as detailed below.

Global CSP Billing 2015 Edition Part 1: End-to-End CSP Billing Market Forecast and Market Share Analysis offers a current year market share analysis and five-year market forecast for the overall billing market. It identifies the overall billing industry leaders, and highlights billing solution leaders by revenue within the following regions: North America (NA); Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, and South America (LATAM); Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); and Asia-Pacific (APAC). This report was published as OSSCS 16-04, Global CSP Billing 2015 Edition Part 1: End-to-End CSP Billing Market Forecast and Market Share Analysis, May 2015.

Global CSP Billing 2015 Edition Part 2: Billing Mediation Market Forecast and Market Share Analysis. Global CSP Billing Part 2 assesses the billing mediation sector, provides a market share analysis of approximately suppliers that deliver solutions to the global CSP market, and establishes a five-year forecast for the billing mediation market. This report was published as OSSCS 16-06, Global CSP Billing 2015 Edition Part 2: Billing Mediation Market Forecast and Market Share Analysis, July 2015.

Global CSP Billing 2015 Edition Part 3: Rating & Charging and Other Core Billing Market Forecast and Market Share Analysis. Global CSP Billing Part 3 assesses the rating & charging sector and the other core billing sector, both individually and in combination. The report delivers a five-year market forecast for these two key markets, and a market share analysis of the 86 identified suppliers that operate within them. This report was published as OSSCS 16-08, Global CSP Billing 2015 Edition Part 3: Rating & Charging and Other Core Billing Market Forecast and Market Share Analysis, July 2015.


  • Executive Summary1
  • Introduction
  • Market Definition of End-to-End Billing
    • Billing Mediation
    • Rating & Charging and Other Core Billing
    • Policy Management (Rules Function)
    • Interconnect & Settlement
    • Partner Management
  • Monetization is About Data Today and Even More Data Tomorrow
    • There is an App for That
    • New Things Are Coming
    • Communications Industry is at the Center of Partner Ecosystems
    • The CSP Conundrum: Becoming More for a Growing Audience
  • Business Drivers for Advanced Monetization Models
    • Installed Systems and Processes Lack Market Responsiveness
    • Demand Side Customer (Consumer, Small Business, Enterprise) Expectations
    • The Evolving Digital Services Supplier Ecosystem
  • Business Management is No Longer One Size Fits All
    • Business Model Evolution Means Different Solutions for Different Business Needs
    • B2C Consumer Services Solutions
      • Business Model #1 - Cloud-Based Overlay for Real-Time Solution Responsiveness
      • Business Model #2 - Real-Time Contextual Awareness
      • Business Model #3 - Time-Based Mobile Data Access
    • IoT Business and Enterprise Customer Solutions
    • Large Business and Enterprise Internal Services
    • B2B2X Business and Enterprise Customer Solutions
    • Wholesale Revenue Management Partnership Services
    • Cross-Industry 2.0 Business Solutions
  • The Last Word

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