Efficient monetization in the 5G era!

CSPs experience a major revamp due to the opportunities 5G technology brings. Moving beyond traditional charging and billing models, they need to rethink of their Revenue Management processes and adopt new cutting-edge architectures with open APIs in order to efficiently monetize new services.

A contemporary monetization solution must be convergent at all levels. It must be able to deliver, quickly, bundles of both traditional and innovative digital services, support current and emerging pricing/ charging models and offer outstanding customer experience.

NGINius-Charging™ is an end-to-end, convergent, monetization suite. It continuously evolves in order to meet market needs, monetizing 5G specific charging parameters (e.g. speed, latency, reliability, throughput, volume, QoS, mobility etc.), supporting at the same time traditional telecom services, through a wide range of pricing options (prepaid, postpaid, hybrid) and supply models (B2B, B2C, B2B2X).

It uses cutting-edge architectural and delivery principles in order to satisfy CSPs requirement for an agile and cost effective Revenue Management with streamlined operations.

NGINius-Charging™ enables charging in real-time, for:

  • 5G and IoT new generation services and capabilities including massive IoT connectivity and network slicing
  • Contextualized services and SLA-bound industry specific offerings
  • 2G, 3G, 4G voice, data, multimedia and messaging services
  • Fixed and fiber network services

Clear Value Proposition

NGINius-Charging™ is a reliable and future-proof monetization suite that:

  • Offers intrinsic flexibility for fast-time-to-market.
  • Allows for targeted offerings to specific industries and market segments for maximizing profitability and service uptake.
  • Enables a common and rich service portfolio for all subscribers, supporting prepaid, postpaid and hybrid subscriber payment models.
  • Provides real-time credit control through a powerful convergent rating engine which supports both real-time and post-processing rating.
  • Supports personalized services creation, and next generation features, allowing telco operators to differentiate from competition.
  • Fulfills today's market requirements for on-line charging and increased customer experience.
  • Fosters brand growth and loyalty via multiple customer engagement tools and omni-channel access.
  • Offers field-proven, fast and easy integration into a multi-vendor network and OSS / BSS infrastructure.

Delivery Excellence

Intracom Telecom guarantees excellence of delivery through:

  • High level of performance & short implementation cycles.
  • Solid background in building charging applications.
  • In-house lab facilities accommodating best-of-breed technology equipment.
  • Long experience in the deployment and support of complex, large-scale, turnkey projects in wireline & wireless.
  • Domain experts ensure solution deployment on time and on budget.
  • Deployment of applications and solutions takes into account key service delivery factors, such as:
    • Uninterrupted systems operation
    • Business continuity
    • Minimum downtime
  • Significant expertise in system integration, migration and project management towards end-to-end project/program implementation.
  • Extensive use of project management certified processes and tools provide industry-proven best practices.
  • Dedicated support teams offer round-the-clock Operational/Technical Support & Services.

NGINius-Charging™ constitutes an innovative approach to the traditional real-time charging and billing mechanism for traditional and innovative services. It meets the telecommunications market demands for charging and network convergence.

It uses an account-centric model which allows telecom operators to deploy divergent services, and at the same time, provide a unified management model for the corresponding user profiles.

With NGINius-Charging™, operators benefit from:

  • A solution that is trusted, future-proof and cost-effective
  • A system capable for seamless integration with a multi-vendor network and IT infrastructure
  • Short time-to-market with easy deployment of new features and customizations
  • The convenience of intuitive and user-friendly GUI

Functions & Characteristics

NGINius-Charging™ Evolved Monetization core functions and characteristics are provided in the table below:

Functions Characteristics
Evolved CPQ & Digital Product Catalogue
  • Contextual, real-time offerings creation and provisioning
  • Multi-dimensional pricing options
  • Analytics-driven service personalization
  • Upsells and cross-sells
  • Multi-channel customer self-care supported by intuitive dashboards
  • Real-time bonuses and discounts
  • Online payments
  • Full product lifecycle management
  • Multiple product templates.
Account & Balance Management
  • Main balance & sub-balances for different service usage
  • Multiple wallets per account allowing for time, credit, voice, volume, event (SMS / MMS) charging
  • Recharges through Self Care and automated recharges
  • Spending limit reporting for communication of policy controls and flags
  • Account & balance-related notifications.
Charging Function & Rating Engine
  • Advanced charging rules and logic, based on multiple traditional and innovative metrics (time, volume, application, bandwidth etc.)
  • Real-time and near real-time rating for all customer and service types
  • Integrated policy control
  • Support for new generation services e.g. 5G and IoT dimensions/parameters
  • Advice of charge.
Charging Gateway
  • 3GPP standards & interfaces
  • Service-based interfaces
  • Call management
  • Load balancing, high-availability and failover
  • Number normalization
  • Screened numbers, free numbers, emergency numbers support
  • Metrics & Monitoring.
Partner Ecosystem Management
  • Online partner portal
  • Partner on-boarding
  • B2B, B2B2X models support
  • Revenue sharing & settlement.