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CEO Perspective: Ringing the changes in OSS

Posted by Ian Meakin on Nov 6, 2018 11:35:23 AM

Mobile Europe interview with Payam Taaghol, CEO, MYCOM OSI

Originally printed as a front cover profile in Mobile Europe Magazine & European Communications Q3 2018, click here to read the magazine.

MYCOM OSI: Ringing the changes in OSS

2018 is proving a busy year for MYCOM OSI, as the global CSP community wakes up to the instrumental role cloud-based service quality assurance can play in realising autonomic networks.

The more ambitious CSPs’ plans, the more critical it is that they can support the QoE with a light and eventually no operational touch – tracking everything in one place, and leaning on the latest technology to enable predictive analytics, automation and self-learning.

In this exclusive interview with Mobile Europe and European Communications, Payam Taaghol, MYCOM OSI’s CEO, sets out his vision and describes the transformations his company has already made possible.

 

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Topics: Telco Cloud, Awards, Digital Transformation, OSS Transformation, 5G, Business Transformation, Service Assurance, OSS

Three UK's Core Network Transformation Requires New Approach to Assurance

Posted by Ian Meakin on Dec 18, 2017 2:15:00 PM

Blog written by James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst - OSS/BSS Transformation, Heavy Reading, and published on Light Reading on 14/12/2017 

Back in 2014 the regulatory winds were favorable in European telecoms with consolidation in both the German and Austrian markets taking the number of mobile network operators from four to three. "Market repair" was the buzzword of the day and operators were keen to see if they could achieve similar consolidation in other countries. In the UK, there were four MNOs: EE (itself a merger of Orange and T-Mobile's UK arms), O2 (part of the Telefonica Group, Vodafone and Three UK (part of Asian conglomerate CK Hutchison). With EE being snapped up by BT, Three made an audacious offer for O2 that would have created the largest mobile operator in the UK with over 40% share of mobile subscribers and a strong portfolio of spectrum. However, after a year of deliberations, in May 2016 the deal was blocked by the EU commission on competition grounds, leaving Three UK in a quandary.

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Topics: NFV, IoT, 5G, SDN, Telco Cloud, Service Assurance, Orchestration

MYCOM OSI receives 6 awards in 6 months

Posted by Ian Meakin on Jun 7, 2016 4:00:00 PM

May was a particularly busy month for MYCOM OSI in terms of awards and recognitions. We are still celebrating after receiving the ‘Mobile Infrastructure Innovation Award’ from Global Telecoms Business on 25th May for the ‘Building a Services-Driven Super NOC’ project with Vodafone India. But we were also either nominated or won three other awards during May as well. When we count them all up we’ve averaged an award per month for the last 6 months or so.

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Topics: Network Performance Management, Big Data, Analytics, Awards

MYCOM Earns Top 20 Ranking in CIO Telecom Review 2014

Posted by Ian Meakin on Oct 30, 2014 4:35:00 PM

CIO Telecom Review evaluated hundreds of vendors before selecting MYCOM as one of the providers “at the forefront of tackling today’s challenges in the telecom sector” with the “ability to spawn new advancement that has the power to re-ignite the telecom industry in the coming years,” according to the publication.

A panel of CEOs, venture capitalists, industry analysts and the CIO Telecom Review editorial board completed the assessments, with the top winners profiled in the July 2014 issue.

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Topics: Service Assurance, OSS

Meet MYCOM OSI at AfricaCom'14

Posted by Ian Meakin on Aug 12, 2014 1:57:00 PM

At the event, MYCOM will showcase its latest products and solutions on its booth (#F19), as well as deliver a "Masterclass" talk on 11 November at 12:30 p.m., which presents a Case Study on ‘How Tier-1 CSPs use network performance management to enhance QoS, reduce customer churn and deliver cost-optimized service-centric network operations.’

In addition, MYCOM executives and technical experts will be available on MYCOM’s booth (#F19) to:

  • Share MYCOM’s vision and plan following the acquisition of OSI, and describe its combinedService Assurance solution that integrates Performance Management, Fault Management and Service Management
  • Present the latest Fault and Service Impact Management solutions based on the market-leadingNetExpert™ platform
  • Demonstrate the latest version of the award-winning NIMS-PrOptima™ Network and Service Performance Management platform
  • Discuss recent customer wins, and the reasons why customers prefer to use MYCOM OSI
  • Demonstrate intelligent automated operations and optimization solutions that have provided30% OpEx savings
  • Discuss the latest developments around unified Service Assurance, CEM, NFV/SDN, Big Data, and M2M.
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