||Benefit to an operator from the feature
||Benefit to a roamer from the feature
|Roaming profile and service management
||Can define and tailor granular roaming profiles based on subscriber type, subscription and usage.
||The RSC solution suite establishes end-user confidence by assuring service control and management, thereby avoiding an excessive usage billing shock. It encourages cost conscious roaming subscribers to use their phone, in a fully informed way and with suitable safeguards, to protect the subscriber’s interests.
|Multi-level, comprehensive usage thresholds with automated actions
||RSC supports usage tracking across Voice/SMS/Data for in-bound and out-bound roamers with volume and financial thresholds. RSC allows configurable actions including profile modification, voice/data usage barring and notification actions.
|Standards compliant barring and QoS management
||Plug and play architecture of RSC ensure shorter deployment time and standards compliant network interfaces for effective usage control
||RSC relies on standard defined procedures for sending notifications and exercising control for subscriber service access. The monitoring based solution does not fall in the active signaling path and hence eliminates any changes of service affecting failure scenarios.
|Data plan Management
||Operators can define and offer custom rate plans that suit specific needs of the subscriber based on roaming context, VPMN/alliance, usage restrictions, subscriber profile, promotion packs multi-tier/ cyclic usage based pricing and time of use.
||Subscribers can opt in for plans that best meet their business or leisure travel needs.
|Flexible interfaces for controls and notifications
||Device independent SMS/USSD/web menus and notifications support allows operators to define subscriber controls and touch-points. Integration with 3rd party subscriber data repositories allow operators to integrated customer facing systems to deliver seamless services.
||Subscribers can set their usage limits through USSD/SMS/web or through customer care and additionally receive usage notification through email.
||RSCallows intelligent VPMN registration management for roamers in order to offer competitive roaming tariffs, maximize profitability and meet negotiated traffic commitments with VPMNs and alliances. RSC along with NTR can steer subscribers to preferred VPMNs seamlessly offering seamless user experience.
||Subscribers can avail of competitive tariff plans without the need to manage complex plan applicability terms. With Dataguard, Roamers will be guided to the preferred VPMN that best meets the subscribed rate plan and prevents roaming in non-preferred networks with higher tariffs.
|Data tariff Advisor
||Roamware's Data Tariff Advisor (DTA) application helps operators keep their roaming subscribers informed of data roaming tariffs that apply to them in the visited location. DTA allows operator to upsell the appropriate rate plans on triggers such as VPMN registration, plan expiry or promotion periods.
||Subscribers are informed about the availed plans through various notification mechanisms. Subscribers can be offered the choice of upgrading to competitive cost effective plans based on usage and roaming context.
|Roamware SDS platform support
||Ability to support other Roamware applications seamlessly through application chaining and platform re-use
||Integrated and consistent services that work intelligently together.