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Digital Business Support System (BSS)

Digital BSS (Business Support System)

A comprehensive digital BSS platform comprising convergent charging, billing, digital CRM, omnichannel self-carepartner management, and many more modules, enabling rapid delivery, monetization, and management of the latest communications services.

What is digital business support system (digital BSS)?

A digital BSS provides an elastic, modern, and convergent system in a virtualized network environment, enabling CSPs to automate business processes and introduce differentiated services. The digital business support system also enables operators to leverage 5G opportunities through modern and advanced 5G use cases. A BSS transformation helps modernize fixed and wireless networks. And since a digital BSS is modular, it can be rolled out in phases, mitigating migration risks.

What is the role of BSS in telecom?

A telecom BSS enables communications service providers to create, launch, deliver and manage their services. A digital BSS provides a single convergent platform for efficient revenue management through process automation and digitization. CSPs can offer innovative and personalized offerings and boost CX with streamlined sales, customer life cycle management, omnichannel customer support, advanced partnerships, inventory management, enterprise services, and more.

5G-Ready Modular Digital BSS Stack

Digital-First Customer Experiences

Alepo Digital Business Support System has a built-in CRM to digitize CX and improve customer acquisition and retention. It automates workflows, streamlining sales and support.

Alepo’s device-responsive omnichannel self-care with AI chatbot integrations enables 24x7x365 instant support, empowering customers to choose their preferred platform and reducing burden on CSRs.

Alepo’s centralized product catalog helps operators rapidly launch innovative offerings in response to evolving market demands.

Alepo’s Promotion and Campaign Management System enables upselling and cross-selling, loyalty and rewards programs, alerts and notifications, and more.

Revenue-Driving Capabilities

Converge network types: brings together multiple communications service offerings (voice, data, content, VAS) and access technologies (3G, LTE, WiFi, xDSL, FTTx, and WiMAX). Lowers total cost of ownership (TCO) and enables differentiated services.
Charge in real-time: the robust and flexible Online Charging System (OCS) supports session- and event-based rating, online and offline charging; includes flat rates, usage-, time-, content- and destination-based rates, and more. Eliminates revenue leakage.
Enable seamless digital payments: Alepo Digital Payments includes a smart app, mPOS, agentless modes, built-in promotions, and integrations; enables P2P, enterprise, and merchant payments, microfinance, credit scoring, and more.

Convergent BSS
OSS/BSS Stack

Streamlined Management

Partners: Alepo’s Partner Management and Settlement (PMS) supports n-level hierarchy for wholesalers, distributors, affiliates, OTT and interconnect partners.
Enterprises: Alepo’s Enterprise BSS includes Enterprise Self-Service (ESS) and Salesforce CPQ modules, facilitating better management of an effective lead-to-sale process and enabling rapid configuration of bundles, pricing structures, subscription mechanisms, and more. Integrates with external CRM systems.
Products: centralized product catalog enables defining and bundling plans across access technologies, for prepaid, postpaid, and hybrid plans.
Orders: end-to-end management of different business processes is easy and automated.
Inventory: supports all inventory types, enabling operators to import, update, assign, allocate, transfer inventory, set quarantine periods, automatically provision SIMs to the HSS.

Advanced Analytics: Be Informed

Alepo Digital BSS’s built-in business insights and real-time analytics empower operators to have a holistic view of their business to make smarter business decisions and increase ARPU. The enterprise-class Business Intelligence (BI) reporting server has a report designing tool, displaying reports on a graphically rich and interactive dashboard. CSPs can evaluate the popularity of different plans and promotions, identify top users for special campaigns, track revenue, and more.

Download the NTA case study to learn how Alepo’s digital business support system and advanced business insights helped the operator increase ARPU by 70%.

Telecom BSS

Key Digital BSS Modules

omnichannel-selfcare

Omnichannel Self-Care

Provides multilingual digital channels such as web and mobile self-care, and AI chatbots for popular voice assistants (Alexa, Cortana) and social platforms (WhatsApp, Skype, Facebook, Twitter, Viber, and more).

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Promotions and Campaigns

An end-to-end analytics-driven system to manage digital customer engagement such as promotions, campaigns, loyalty points, and more. The intuitive system helps maximize ARPU and reduce churn.

Mediation system

Mediation System

Enables operators to filter, correlate, merge, and normalize data and distribute it to traditional downstream consumers and advanced analytical systems. Can be deployed on-premise or on the cloud.

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Wholesale Billing

Designed to simplify management of the complex and diverse partnerships in wholesale and 5G networks from contract onboarding to billing and settlement.

Distributor Management

Distributor Management

Enables operators to manage the entire distribution chain, including inventory, CRM, partners, field agents and more. The unified platform also provides valuable customer behavior insights.

Enterprise IoT Billing

Enterprise IoT Billing

Lets service providers cater to small and large enterprise customers and secure any type of B2B or B2B2C business model, efficiently managing complex partnerships, varied billing models, and more.

Related Resources

Whitepapers and Briefs

Whitepaper

What’s Driving BSS Transformation for Leading CSPs?

Rapid digitalization of services and the growing threat from OTT players are forcing CSPs to rethink their telecom BSS architectures. Read this whitepaper to learn how BSS transformation helps streamline business processes, launch innovative offerings, and become a customer-preferred digital service provider.

Regional Perspective

Transforming The Telecommunications Landscape In The Pacific Islands

Alepo remains at the forefront in helping evolve CSPs across the Pacific. Read this comprehensive regional perspective to learn about the unique challenges of the region, where digitization is transforming telecommunications.

Flyer

All You Need to Know About Alepo Digital BSS in a SaaS Model

This industry-leading telecom BSS stack enables small-scale CSPs, ISPs, and MVNOs to seize BSS opportunities, going live in under 30 days with a minimal initial investment and a pay-as-you-grow model. Download the flyer for details.

Case Studies

Case Study

Amara Communications Co. Ltd. (ACS)

ACS Myanmar raced ahead of competitors to launch the region’s first LTE-only service, ananda, using Alepo’s Digital BSS and managed services offering. ACS signed 60K subscribers within the first month, delivering high-speed internet with personalized and differentiated offerings, and streamlining business and network IT operations.

Case Study

Bitflux Communication Ltd.

Bitflux launched Nigeria’s first wholesale LTE services, catering to MVNO and MNO clients, using Alepo’s dynamic and future-ready MVNE billing platform with an affiliate management solution. Learn how the solution equipped the operator to quickly respond to a constantly evolving market and offer a high-speed differentiated data experience.

Case Study

Tuvalu Telecommunications Corporation (TTC)

TTC upgraded from its legacy ADSL network to LTE and WiFi using the latest Alepo Digital BSS. The phase-wise digital transformation, including a single convergent business support system for all of its network offerings, helped the operator reduce costs, boost network and customer experience, support future growth, and more.

Blog Posts

CSP to DSP: A Journey of Transformation

The evolution of mobile technologies has led to an enlarged customer base with evolved demands. As technologies and consumers evolve, CSPs are relying on digital services for success and adapting accordingly.

Press Releases

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