14 Feb 2006
Employing managed services providers to run part or all of their networks will allow wireless operators to stay focused on their core business of rolling out services, battling churn and attracting high-value subscribers. According to ABI Research, service providers need to focus on maximizing profits and reducing costs and not just on recruiting as many new subscribers as possible. They must also deal with the implications of the advent of technologies. Employing managed services providers, usually major infrastructure equipment vendors, is logical as these firms have close relationships with the operators, deep pockets, adequate expertise and economies of scale.
Managed Services for Mobile Wireless Networks