• Break Out the Coconut Curry for HP’s Mobile OSS Deal
    Hewlett-Packard Co. is heading to the land of fragrant cuisine and ancient temples: Its newly reorganized telecom-focused division will deploy a next generation OSS platform in Thailand, for mobile operator DTAC.HP’s consulting services and back-office software will ...More
    March 26, 2009 Posted in News
  • Matching Apple’s App Store and Going One Better
    There was so much hoopla at Mobile World Congress this year in Barcelona about the app store concept that even those of us who stayed home still hear it ringing in our heads. And much like it was at Supercomm a few years back when every speech or spiel mentioned Vonage ...More
    March 17, 2009 By Tim McElligott Posted in Articles, Service Creation & Delivery
  • Mobile World Congress: Aircom, HP Deliver Joint Management Solution
    Aircom International and HP struck a partnership deal to offer fixed-line service providers with a network management solution that combines Aircom’s performance management tools with HP’s widely deployed OpenView network management system.The companies will ...More
    February 20, 2009 By Tim McElligott Posted in News
  • HP Aligns EDS Acquisition With New CMS Group
    HP has created a new business unit that better aligns its professional services and software assets for the communications, media and entertainment industries. The new Communications and Media Solutions group includes a tightly integrated EDS, which HP acquired last year ...More
    February 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Putting Services Behind the Service Delivery Platform
    While industry bodies and some vendors still are trying to determine exactly what a service delivery platform is, the market is moving forward — another example of a need that just won’t wait.The service delivery platform and integration services market grew by ...More
    January 7, 2009 By Tim McElligott Posted in Articles, Service Creation & Delivery
  • HP, Microsoft Team to Help VARs Increase Revenue
    HP (HPQ) and Microsoft (MSFT) this week announced they’re teaming up to help provide new revenue streams to value-added resellers. The VARs will benefit from a joint software-plus-services business model, the companies said."This initiative recognizes the strength of ...More
    December 12, 2008 Posted in News
  • Japan Mobile Operator Deploys HP Media Platform
    Japan’s largest mobile operator, NTT DOCOMO (DCM), has deployed a standards-based media server from HP (HPQ) to reduce costs and shorten time to market for new services.NTT DOCOMO is migrating its 54 million customers to the HP OpenCall Media Platform, which is ...More
    December 3, 2008 Posted in News
  • HP Reveals Stable of Real-time Charging Customers
    HP named five service provider customers for its real-time charging solution Tuesday, which demonstrates both the demand for this type or charging as well as HP’s strength in emerging markets.China Telecom, FASTWEB in Italy, Telcel in Mexico, VimpelCom in Russia, and ...More
    July 15, 2008 By Tim McElligott Posted in News
  • HP reaches for the COSMOS with new Consultancy
    HP has taken a step, four years in the making, which transforms the company from a solutions provider with consulting services to a full-blown independent consultant. HPs Solutions Consulting Service is an integrated portfolio of six specific services that provide a ...More
    June 25, 2008 By Tim McElligott Posted in News
  • HP-Amdocs Demo Proves IMS-Legacy Billing System Interoperability
    In concert with the IMS Forum, HP and Amdocs announced this week that they have demonstrated it’s possible for carriers to use their existing billing infrastructure to charge for services enabled by IMS Networks, potentially removing a barrier to IMS adoption. ...More
    May 2, 2008 By Khali Henderson Posted in News