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2013-02-26 08:34:46

Audio and video streaming account for 28% of roaming data on tier-1 European mobile network BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Sandvine, (TSX:SVC; AIM:SAND) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that audio and video streaming account for 28-percent of roaming data as observed on a tier-1 European mobile network. Given the growing popularity of streamed sporting events such as the 2012 Olympics, Sandvine...

2012-12-04 12:29:08

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The exorbitant costs and pain of today's international mobile roaming prices are just as real for mid-sized and enterprise companies as they are for Fortune 1000 companies, according to a new "mid-market" research study by CCMI, the leading provider of telecom rate and data solutions and information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120127/LA43016LOGO) In a report commissioned by Truphone, the mobile operator for the international...

2012-08-28 02:34:01

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service providers face a well-documented challenge with the increasing consumer demand for data on their networks and ensuring a positive customer experience with their service. According to Telespree Communications, one answer to solving this challenge is real-time 3G and 4G data metering that enables service providers to more tightly manage data usage on their networks and offers consumers a utility to monitor their own data usage activity on...

2010-12-01 00:01:00

PLANO, Texas, December 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Acision to Power First Post-paid / Pre-paid Hybrid Charging Deployment of its Kind, Enabling Subsidization of Mobile Handsets and Elimination of 'Bill Shock' Acision, a world leader in mobile data, today announced that SETAR, Aruba's national telecommunications provider, has deployed Acision Charging Engine as its mobile charging platform, enabling SETAR to offer breakthrough hybrid charging plans to its subscribers. Using a...

2010-10-14 14:25:00

REDKNEE SAYS NEW FCC BILL SHOCK RULES ARE A WIN-WIN FOR OPERATORS AND CONSUMERS TORONTO, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ - Redknee (TSX:RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software and solutions for communications service providers, sees new U.S. anti-bill shock regulations as an opportunity for operators to prove to their customers their commitment to delivering an advanced user experience that also protects them from bill shock. The regulatory body is now considering...

2010-10-12 09:13:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Congress and the FCC have pulled the "Bill Shock" issue into the wireless industry spotlight, but Validas (http://www.validas.com) says their proposed notification fix does not address the real problem; overage minutes are billed at 5 to 11 times the price of normal minutes, which is the root cause of "Bill Shock." Validas has analyzed hundreds of thousands of consumer, small business, and enterprise wireless bills and determined that people actually pay...

2010-06-03 06:00:00

REGULATORY ATTENTION AND EVOLUTION TO 3G+ NETWORKS SIGNIFY BILLING TRANSPARENCY MUST BE ADDRESSED TODAY TORONTO, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Redknee (TSX:RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software and solutions for communications service providers, today is advising operators to review how they are providing transparent billing as regulatory attention and the evolution towards 3G networks and beyond begins to pick up pace. The role that greater...

2010-05-18 00:59:00

LUXEMBOURG, May 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - EU Pack Provides Full Transparency for Roaming Subscribers and Stimulates Usage MACH, the leading provider of hub-based mobile communications exchange solutions, http://www.mach.com today launched a package of solutions, called EU Pack, designed to help mobile network operators offset the negative impact of forthcoming EU regulations on roaming revenues. EU Pack comprises Data Fuse, the company's 'Anti-Bill Shock' prevention solution,...

2010-05-12 10:33:00

45 day period opens discussion on how to protect consumer rights on mobile usage OTTAWA, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bridgewater Systems (TSX: BWC), the mobile personalization company, today commented on the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) initiative on preventing mobile bill shock - the experience of getting an unexpectedly high mobile phone bill. News - The FCC's Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) has launched an initiative on "bill shock,"...

2009-06-16 20:00:00

Innovative approach empowers subscribers to personalize and manage mobile data usage, set limits and notifications, receive special offers, and prevent bill shock SINGAPORE, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bridgewater Systems (TSX: BWC), the mobile personalization company, today announced Bridgewater's myPolicy(TM) solution. It features the new myPolicy application for the Apple(R) iPhone and Research in Motion's BlackBerry(R), and policy control components that communicate...