From Bundles to the Backoffice, Carriers Need to Align Strategies

Morais, Augusto
December 2005
Wireless Week;12/15/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 25, p24
Trade Publication
The article reflects on the importance of aligning the bundling strategies of wireless carriers with their backoffice operations. It highlights the disadvantages of purchasing bundled services. It discusses the negative outcome of offering bundled products or services that have been developed with partners through resale agreements. It offers information on the strategy used by a telecommunications company in the U.S. to consolidate its collections processes across product lines.


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