The End of EU Roaming Charges

  Celebrate, but understand the fine print. From today mobile operators across Europe will be barred by EU regulations from imposing roaming charges when their customers use their phones while travelling within the EU.  This is undoubtedly good news for all users of mobile services within the EU.  Businesses, in particular, will benefit because in…

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Enterprise Mobility in 2017

Every new year, technology writers highlight the trends to watch out for over the next twelve months. A shortlist appears like a rollcall of the overhyped and frankly under researched buzzwords that are always milling about the technology industry.  This year it’s all about VR, AR, AI, 5G, Machine Learning, IOT and Autonomous vehicles. In…

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Most businesses today enter into multi-year mobile service contracts with their service providers.  This means of course that they have to wait until contract renewal time to access the most up-to-date tariffs and plans.  In a world of multi-year contracts getting it right at contract renewal time is critical.   So, if you or your team…

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Talk is cheap but data isn’t!

We live in a world of ever improving technology.  Every day it becomes easier for people to stay connected with the content and people they love.  Some of these technology changes are highly visible:  the high profile launch of the latest smartphone or tablet for example.  Others take place in the background and only feel dramatic…

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No, no, don’t panic—we’re not raising the zombie apocalypse alarm.  We are, however, raising a zombie device alarm! One of the most obvious ways organizations overspend on mobile services is by paying for unused connections.  Sounds silly, right?  But you’ll be surprised to hear that our analysis of over 1 million enterprise mobile bills revealed that…

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Rogue data (n): that which is maintained outside the control of business systems Rogue rates (n): Mobile providers inadvertent overcharging on your mobile bills Rouge rates are daylight robbery During oversight analysis, Corrata typically discovers that as much as 5% of all enterprise mobile service bills include overcharging due to ‘Rogue’ rates. That is, charges…

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Are you a Data Snacker?

1 Million bills later.. Over the last twelve months, we’ve used Corrata’s advanced billing analytics solution to examine over a million enterprise mobile bills. In doing this, we’ve helped our customers reduce their monthly mobile spend by an average of 30%. Along the way, we’ve uncovered a curious cast of characters prowling in your bills. In Part…

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