Cloud Billing Blog

Monetizing IoT

Posted by admin, January 8, 2017

Most IoT providers require three components to establish an IoT offering:

- A device, typically sourced from a third party
- A network, which can take many forms:  wifi, cellular, satellite, etc.
- A portal, of which there are many portal platforms on which to build

The barrier to entry continues to lower as the first two components, devices and networks are somewhat commoditized and the portal platforms become more and more sophisticated, benefitting from significant market momentum.

Eight Reasons to Move to a Cloud-based Billing System in 2017

Posted by admin, December 6, 2016

Cloud billing is considered by many in the IoT, Mobility & Telecom industry to be the missing ingredient for solution providers competing in today’s marketplace. With research showing that the global cloud billing market will nearly triple in growth to reach $5.4 billion by 2018, representing a CAGR of 27.7 percent during that time, it’s clear that more businesses are getting on board with this advanced new billing model to improve on a number of processes and workflows.

Global Cloud Billing Services Market Continues to Take Off

Posted by admin, December 6, 2016

It has been exciting seeing resellers adopting cloud billing as of late to achieve more targeted and profitable sales, increase revenue assurance and enhance selling strategies using data integration and process automation. In fact, according to a recent study from Infonetics, one of the top reasons why resellers are investing in data analytics is to better understand their subscribers and in effect reduce customer churn.

Agent or Reseller? What You Need to Know

Posted by admin, September 2, 2016

Business technology providers must evolve in order to support their customer’s demand for cloud services like Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Mobility, etc.

There are really only two paths for an organization to choose to meet this new customer demand.  The first path is to become a sales agent for another provider’s solution, which is commission based.  The second path is to become a provider, which is revenue based.

Need Help Creating a New Year's Resolution? Here's a Hint: SaaS Billing

Posted by admin, December 21, 2015

For families and loved ones, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. For telecom resellers, on the other hand, it’s looking like a lot of strategic planning for the new year in order to enhance customer service, increase customer acquisition and improve cash flow.

How the Cloud Transforms the Telecom Buying and Selling Ecosystem-Part 4

Posted by admin, December 21, 2015

Throughout this series we have been digging deeper into the top benefits of a cloud-based online marketplace platform for the telecom buying and selling community (i.e. telecom providers/distributors, resellers and customers).

How the Cloud Transforms the Telecom Buying and Selling Ecosystem-Part 3

Posted by admin, December 18, 2015

We’ve all heard of Amazon and how the eCommerce giant has been able to rise to prominence thanks to its unique online marketplace platform. The company’s platform enables customers to search for and buy items such as clothing, technology, books and more from multiple vendors. Meanwhile, vendors can sell their products easily for profit, expanding their customer reach and bolstering brand awareness as a result.

How the Cloud Transforms the Telecom Buying and Selling Ecosystem -Part 2

Posted by admin, December 17, 2015

In Part 1 of this series we explored the rise of Amazon and how, thanks to its unique cloud-based platform, the company has been able to successfully dominate today’s online shopping market and transform the customer experience. At BluLogix, we believe in the power of a similar cloud-based buying and selling platform for transforming the telecom provider/distributor, reseller and customer relationship. 

How the Cloud Transforms the Telecom Buying and Selling Ecosystem-Part 1

Posted by admin, December 11, 2015

In today’s world of buying and selling, Amazon—world renowned online marketplace—rules supreme. Customers looking for popular items from books to movies to apparel to electronics can shop the online marketplace to find exactly what they’re looking for; meanwhile, individuals can sell their items through the marketplace for profit.

Telecom Resellers: Give Your Customers What They Actually Want

Posted by admin, November 18, 2015

Imagine walking into a grocery store looking for two loaves of bread and a carton of eggs. When you get there, however, the manager informs you that you can’t buy those items without also purchasing products that, in actuality, you don’t need (i.e. soda, chips). After enduring such a customer experience, you would likely never return to that grocer again. Rather, you would find one that could offer you the exact products you needed; in other words, you’d find a grocer that wouldn’t essentially coerce you into spending more money just to get what you initially came for.

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