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Mobile chipset/platform manufacturer Qualcomm plays an important role in facilitating the next generation mobile technology platform and the internet of things (IoT). As a leading partner of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Qualcomm enables emerging smartphone brands and connected device manufacturers to expand their global market and product footprint beyond phones into connected ecosystems, explains Jay Srage, President East Europe and MEA, Qualcomm, speaking to Telecom Review.

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Analyzing data is essential to successful smart city services, Labib Matta, chief business officer at NXN, told Telecom Review. Once a smart city consulting firm, NXN has grown into a full-fledged digital service provider with a list of heavyweight clients. Smart data analytics is the "key cornerstone" of NXN's services, said Matta - the essential component of its growing digital services portfolio.

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Mahindra Comviva has announced the launch of the MobiLytix Suite, a big data-driven mobile analytics solution that generates actionable customer insights. It aggregates subscriber usage data across multiple touch points, enabling deeper and superior customer experience while improving revenue growth of telecom operators.

The MobiLytix Suite is a comprehensive business proposition addressing the business needs of service providers. It will enable them to enhance customer experience. Its backbone is an analytical engine aimed at understanding the various events across a customer's lifecycle and helps develop strategies to maximize a customer's lifetime value. It also aids chief marketing officers and marketers to analyze hidden revenue generating patterns and formulate the appropriate product and growth strategies. In addition, seamless, real-time and omni-channel execution of personalized contextual marketing promotions ensures faster go-to-market and helps operators realize incremental revenue opportunities.

Speaking on the launch, Manoranjan 'Mao' Mohapatra, CEO, Mahindra Comviva, said: ""Globally, operators are increasingly concerned about customer retention. They are also trying to monetize existing customers by cross-and-up selling additional services. With the MobiLytix Suite, we hope to establish a new business niche for customer and channel value management, driven by analytics and actionable insights. With our MobiLytix product line, we expect to be a significant player in one of the fastest growing segment in the mobility space.""

Mahindra Comviva's MobiLytix suite enables operators to obtain real-time actionable insights with usage growth of about 5 percent. In addition, telecom operators can also get significant increase in the response and reach rates. The suite has multiple modules, comprising of Campaign Management, Winback, Churn Prediction, Interactive Notifications, Next Best Offer, Subscriber & Retailer Loyalty Solution, IRIS (Incremental Revenues through Incremental Sales) and Digital Care. MobiLytix suite is a highly scalable solution capable of supporting 20,000 transactions per second on a single deployment while executing more than 600 campaigns simultaneously.