If you enable somebody else’s business, you can also be held responsible for the mishaps that afflict them.
GVG is being employed to implement a pan-African roaming settlement platform. Will it stop fraud and prevent African telecoms revenue being leaked overseas?
Even little children know more about intellectual property than some of the people embarrassing our profession.
It is alleged the revenue assurance system deployed by Malawi’s regulator can be used to spy on phone users.
Should social networks monitor for comments that are similar to those they have previously been forced to remove?
Arguably telcos are being bullied into doing deals with Viber to secure some revenue from OTT bypass traffic.
In the absence of any professional body that can impose ethical standards of behavior, a lawless attitude to intellectual property continues to dominate revenue assurance.
Cox used a ‘thirteen strike’ process where subscribers retained their service despite repeated downloading of pirated music.
Mobile money has rapidly grown in popularity, especially in Africa. Nevertheless, there is a much more to come.
The UK’s 070 number range leads to confusion, resulting in fraud. But the proposed regulatory reform does not deal with the root cause, and has undesirable side-effects.