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17% of companies could say they have predictable monthly costs

Without proper visibility of device usage, companies can often be hit with bill shock due to overage charges and roaming, Forrester study reports Enterprises tend to focus on reducing telecom bills (which comprises 33% of mobility TCO), but must also consider the larger assets and services management costs (nearly 50% of mobility TCO). One in four companies is still using manual spreadsheets to…

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Italian senate approves return to 30-day bills

The budgetary committee of Italy‘s senate has approved an amendment to a tax decree requesting a ban on 28-day bills for telephony, pay-TV and internet services. The amendment was tabled by the ruling Democratic Party (PD) with a view to banning recent moves by operators to charge customers on a 28-day rather than on a monthly basis. READ MORE: Return…

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Why You Need a Telecom Expense Management (TEM) Service

Telecom Expenses. Many say that the second largest expense for businesses is their communications expense –second only to Payroll. For companies that use hundreds of mobile devices, telecom expense management (TEM) is a necessity, not a luxury. Identifying areas for savings on your invoices, and then achieving those savings, can win back hundreds if not thousands of dollars on a monthly basis,…

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Did you know that more than half of all emails are read on a smartphone?

The smartphone has become a must. At home and abroad, it lets you check e-mails, send files to a colleague , find a faster route to a customer … But for this, you need a mobile data which is optimal for you. Not too little but either not too much. Do you have enough in your current monthly subscription? Or…

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UK mobile phone networks overcharge customers by up to £38 a month

Citizens Advice calls for Ofcom and the government to take action Three of the four largest mobile phone networks overcharge customers extra for a handset after the cost has been covered in their fixed deal, reveals Citizens Advice. The consumer group Citizens Advice found that customers of Vodafone, EE and Three who choose to stay on the same phone plan…

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Italian fixed plan prices up 29% due to 28-day bills

The average monthly price of a landline including ADSL or fibre in Italy has soared by 29.4 percent over the past two years, above all due to recent moves by operators to bill customers on a 28-day rather than on a monthly basis, according to a survey by price comparison site Sos Tariffe. Data collected from August 2015 to September…

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Business expenses and telecom services

When you run a business of any size, it is extremely important that you keep a close eye on your finances and look for ways that you can run the company more efficiently. The bigger the business grows, the more expenses add up and the trickier it becomes to manage things properly. It is estimated that most companies are wasting about…

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Enterprises spend $1.5 trillion dollars a year globally on fixed and mobile telecom services

Managing the service lifecycle requires people, processes and technology to address technical, financial and operational aspects of each service. When asked about the most important activities in a telecom management practice, organizations cite auditing, optimization and inventory as the three most important activities. To that end, telecom expense management (TEM) and enterprise mobility management (EMM) vendors offer software and services…

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Telecom Expenses and Small Businesses

Small businesses may be spending disproportionately more for telecom services than larger businesses, according to a study. The study, conducted by Telenomic Research for the U.S. Small Business Administration, showed firms with between five and nine employees paid about $50 per employee for local and long-distance phone services, compared to an average $21 per person for firms with 10 to…

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MTS Names Roy Hess as CEO

MTS – Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (Nasdaq Capital Market: MTSL), a global provider of telecommunications expense management (TEM) and enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions, and video advertising solutions for online and mobile platforms, today announced that it has appointed Mr. Roy Hess as the Company’s CEO. Mr. Hess is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience building successful global businesses in…

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