Managed Service Providers offering “PAAS” Platform as a Service faces major challenges in Billing Managed Platform Services Manually.
Prospect Booking, Quotation, Conversion, Trial Periods, Subscription Contract, Billing cycle, Invoicing, Taxation, Payments & Adjustments, are procedures that a Managed Service providers face in everyday working routing, if these procedures are not carried out by an efficient billing system, most of the time spent on collating & billing a customers is countless and prone to errors.
OBS Billing Platform is an end-to-end automated platform through which a Managed Service provider can handle all the daily procedures effortlessly. OBS User friendly Customer Acquisition, Subscription Contract, Payment & Follow-up interface helps your company to organize and automate your billing process, Customer Engagement & operational support to its fullest extent.
OBS Platform gives high level of elasticity and offers end-to-end functions required for a Managed Service Providers.
VOD or video on demand is the new buzz word for television viewer ship activities, involving the present day TV viewers with different tastes and preferences.
Providing service to different households or individuals involves huge subscribers, subscription bases or On Demand request services where operational management & work flow efficacy assume uttermost significance.
Using OBS (open billing system), successful deployments and implementations involving higher end processes pertaining billing, content security, Meta data information, Transactional based requests, VOD domain based functionalities in terms of integrations and work flows can be handled with minimum errors and efficiency owing to flexible and upgradeable solutions.
Custom solutions that suit a varied nature of client based applications can be incorporated and VOD service providers can seamlessly deliver a variety of services within the gamut of the On Demand segments.
Over the top services are delivered directly from the provider to the viewer across an internet or a broadband service, rather than from the providers IPTV network independent of the viewers own ISP.
Media content, VOD(video on demand) and other internet based interactive content is streamed for the purpose of entertainment and other service based activities making it highly popular and familiar with present day television viewer-ship and media consumption scenarios. The concept of interactive content or interactivity based content delivery has further enhanced the service value of OTT services.
Due to high user-end applicability and value based serviceability, OTT services are considered to be one of the most acceptable forms of media delivery models and as such are highly regarded and valued within the gamut of the digital media segments of the entertainment industry.
The ability to access internet based content while being in tuned from within the same user end device with reference to traditional TV has further augmented the growth and potential of OTT services as a major and leading service based industry of the future.
Accessing content from TV and other compatible devices involving mobile phones, tablets gaming consoles and other display devices pave way for several subscriptions, billing & provisioning activities involving huge subscribers, varied business needs & integration with ecosystem partners, giving rise to a variety of business processes that require efficient automated systems and operational procedures. OBS has incorporated to be a billing system of higher-end competency and efficiency for Over the Top segment.
All the billing and the allied activities pertaining billing can be performed dexterously by employing OBS methodology of billing and services delivered efficiently by managing work-flows and processes using flexible and upgradeable technologies capable of meeting the ever changing business challenges concerning the OTT service segments of the subscription based service industry.
Pay TV has gained popularity with the advent of the cable and satellite services globally. Digitization, apart from replacing the analogue methods of TV transmission has also helped transmit many channels across a single band, paving way for varied genre based content and programs. The facility to pay and view different program channels was unheard of before.
Digital television has positioned itself as a subscription based service activity, as multiple channels started operating across the cable TV and satellite networks by many players within the digital TV industry.
The proliferation of cable TV and the use of satellite services extensively by private entertainment and news channels nearly replaced terrestrial broadcasting and have in fact, laid pathways to subscribe and pay model of media consumption scenario the world over, initiating a beehive of activity relating to subscription services.
Digital pay channels offered many services, a variety of media content genre, programs, pricing terms and packages in correspondence to different categories of subscription related models and policies ranging from economy to premium service offers.
The present day VOD (video on demand ) services added further impetus to different content specific pay and watch mode of service options and the need for managing subscription services effectively and efficiently, increased multifold and so is the need for billing and billing related services .
The OBS methodology of catering to billing and billing related services with reference to pay TV is largely applicable in dealing with billing propositions of varied nature as solution provider for subscription service based pay TV industry.
The ability to manage and govern billing and CRM activities assiduously can be widely attributed to the nascent technologies employed in deployment of various integral systems during billing implementations. Customer life cycles, customer satisfaction and CRM as such are a high priority when billing subscribers.
Efficient integration methods can well emphasize and attend to consumer grievances and service related aspects, dealing with customers can be well ordinate and managed by accessing all the factors required in garnering heightened customer satisfaction levels by employing OBS platforms of Subscription Billing & Service provisioning Management.
Billing with OBS can be seamless and optimizing the various procedures of business conduct could be hassle free and easy.
In the world of services and service based applications occupying a prime position in the day to day life, Internet Wifi and Wimax services could form the base and frame work of several devices lending a variety of applications and functionalities.
A variety of devices involved in the daily life and routine of the present day context rely largely on network based devices and applications. Businesses however big or small depend extensively on network based applications that include WIFI, WIMAX and INTERNET services.
Convergent technologies have nearly changed the manner and life of the present day man and mankind globally and certain core technologies have redefined the way and mode of connectivity and communications the world over, giving rise to many service providers throughout the international zones and domains.
The era and the world of subscription based services are heavily dependent on service providers across the continents and nations. Internet, wifi and Wimax services as such are exclusively service oriented and subscription based network activities to the core, dependent largely on billing and recurring revenue management services.
Billing for ISP, WIFI and WIMAX applying OBS platforms could be an incremental activity for service providers across the globe in terms of meeting various billing requirements and managing the billing activity comprehensibly.
Scalable and upgradable technologies which are flexible and efficient in catering to various processes and procedures pertaining work flow management and service deliverance are capable of various customisations suitable for individual segments of ISP, WIFI and WIMAX services and integrations.
As service providers for various subscription related services one can harness the true potential of OBS with reference to future proof technologies and eliminate the risk of several redundancies that annihilate the future prospects of service oriented businesses.
Billing with OBS is billing by being on par with the future.
Ever since the transition as an enterprise grade solution provider using OBS as a system in catering to the needs of the industry pertaining billing businesses, it has been an endeavour to adhere to the corporate social responsibility norm of conducting business.
An untiring effort to introduce and represent the new stream of communities and models of technological renditions, creating value and sustainability by minimizing technological redundancies and enabling scalability that add to the value and provisions of an enterprise or a business, defying conventions and barriers of the yester years is indeed a corporate social responsibility.
Creating innumerable employment opportunities in the ever competitive world of graduate intricacies and entry level complexities with focus and emphasis on brilliant rural graduates of unharnessed potentials and abilities, so as to aid and facilitate skill honing and groomed to be invaluable citizens of INDIA is our forte and responsibility towards the society.
OBS as a system has evolved from the nuances of the emerging open source technologies as an efficient solutions provider involving several domains as a key player harnessing the open source technologies.
OBS has established yard sticks that cater to the growing demands of several service providers in terms of flexibility, scalability, freedom from vendor lock ins and many more with a passion to deliver robust, open source Enterprise subscription Billing & CRM solutions to Digital and Content Service Providers.
TO help organizations manage Billing & CRM to meet their business demands and challenges, providing cost effective solutions for the recurring subscription billing and service entitlements management industry is the motto of OBS.
As a system capable of transforming organizations and enabling businesses towards optimized revenues and enhanced models of business management OBS has a vision envisaged for the future – OBS as a community edition in one year.
As an established system and a community evolved, OBS is all in bounds to serve the future. Releasing OBS as a community edition for the future as envisaged in its vision is not just to cater to the industry but to serve as a resource for the future technologies encased on open source platforms.
To lead the technology and serve as a community for future technological transformations lending newer definitions to deliverance in terms of value added serviceability and sustainability towards growth and resource optimization is our vision.