Billing of roaming and the future of TAP

When two companies do business, there is generally a monthly invoice and a specification of the goods sold. Roaming has always been different – we have had Transfer Accounting Protocol (“TAP”). For those of you who don’t know, TAP is a container format for the of Call Detail Records (CDRs) …

Apple to join the RCS initiative

Messaging is a hairy beast of telecom. SMS is there, works always, doesn’t consume data, 100% penetration but technically quite restricted. MMS lever really took off. Sometimes you use it without knowing (sending an SMS to two recipients is one such scenario). Across borders it’s really dead. OTT solutions are …