"real-time issues" are hampering the ability of CSPs to compete effectively and that legacy BSS systems are inhibiting their ability to support the innovative charging schemes that could help generate new services and revenue opportunities.
"Operators will need to adopt software systems that will allow for control and visibility," notes the report's author, senior analyst Ari Banerjee. "Their disparate, siloed back-office systems will not be able to help with their rapidly changing business models," he adds.
Shortcomings of a legacy BSS-
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