Prepaid charging was a great innovation with relatively humble beginnings. It started simply
as a way to collect money from those who did not wish to commit to subscription-based services.
Now, operators are realizing that their prepaid charging environments can play a much bigger
role in mobile communications by serving as a launch pad for next generation offers.
This white paper discusses the exciting developments occurring in and envisioned for prepaid,
along with the platform changes required to support them, and argues that next generation
prepaid will soon be a competitive necessity for operators everywhere.