Revenue Assurance Academy

NextGen Wireless:
Billing, Migration & Security

The Next Generation Wireless Hammerhead program is a focused 3-day event which provides students with an overview on the technologies, business models and issues associated with the migration to and deployment of next generation wireless technologies, products, services and business models. This course will review all of the major dimensions of the business models, operations, authentication, authorization and accounting, partner management, profitability and marketing.

Who Should Attend?

The NextGen Wireless: Billing, Migration and Security class has been developed for any and all individuals involved in the development, administration, protection, assurance and operation of next generation wireless technologies in existing telecoms environments and start-up organizations.

Critical value will be provided for people who are:

  • Revenue assurance professionals who want to develop a strategy for how they can get involved in protecting their organizations against fraud risk, leakage loss and margin loss during the process of migration from existing wireless technologies, products and services (GSM, CDMA) to the new generation of wireless data products and services
  • Revenue assurance, finance, management, audit, I/T and operational professionals interested in learning the differences between their current wireless environment and the new Wireless Broadband, UMTS, GPRS, LTE, HSPA, WiMax, WIFI, Wireless ISP and Wireless Cloud environments
  • Professionals involved in the design of new products and services based upon Next Gen Wireless Technologies (Wireless Broadband, Wireless IMS, Wireless Cloud, Wireless Corporate Services, Wireless IPTV, Wireless Consumer Services)
  • Individuals responsible for conceiving, designing, building and delivering nextgen wireless broadband environments and businesses
  • Corporate sales and business development executives interested in learning how they can more effectively tap into the potential value that nextgen wireless and IMS services and programs represent

Technology & Line of Business Focus:

The focus for this curricullum is on the management and operation of a wireless telecommunications company (GSM, CDMA, GPRS) and the migration to and implementation of NextGen products and services using:

  • UMTS, GPRS, LTE, HSPA, WiMax, Wifi, Mobile Broadband and delivering using NextGen business models / service models
  • Wireless Cloud
  • Mobile Broadband
  • Mobile Video (IPTV) , 3G, 4G, LTE, HSPA
  • The understanding and deployment of integrated IMS Solutions

The objective is to provide students with an end-to-end understanding of how the technologies work, how revenue is earned, managed, billed, collected and assured.

The Week at a Glance

NGW and Internet
NGW: Operations,
Architecture & Billing
NGW: Business,
Margins & Markets
Opening Session What is NextGen Wireless? Security for NGW Services Wireless ISP
Morning Session NGW Business Models WIFI: Operations & Assurance Wireless Broadcaster
Late Morning Session Role of Revenue Assurance WiMax: Operations & Assurances Wireless Cloud & IMS
Afternoon Opening Best Practices and Cases GPRS & UMTS Pricing & Margins
Afternoon Session The Internet as a Business LTE & IMS Risk Mitigation Services &
Corporate "packages"
Late Afternoon Session Billing Internet Services Postpaid, Prepaid &
Radius Billing
Migration to
NextGen Wireless
Closing Session Securing Internet Businesses SNMP, 95thP, Bespoke, &
Convergent Billing
New Cloud Corporate Offerings


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Training Options

Public Venue Events
Attending the focused 3-day NextGen Wireless Hammer-head training will arm participants with worksheets, assignments and concrete deliverables that provide a clear roadmap for bringing department practices in line with industry standards. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about NextGen Wireless migration and monetization with other professionals from across the globe. The program is structured to encourage student interaction, and professionals find it useful to hear how others are dealing with some of the same issues they are facing themselves.

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NextGen Wireless Program Onsite
Member feedback suggests that the best way to ensure that your organization is effectively managing NextGen Wireless Technology is through an on-site event. This provides your organization with the opportunity to train everyone involved in the wired line of business and create a telco-wide strategy for protection. Members from the NextGen Wireless operations, fraud prevention, internal audit, revenue assurance, and top management teams can make sure they each have a comprehensive understanding of the risks involved with NextGen Wireless Technology and the role they play in managing partners, frauds, and margins.

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foundation for success

Hammer-Head Programs

As a Revenue Assurance Academy Hammer-head program, this NextGen Wireless event is a tightly-focused, intensive training that helps Roaming operational teams apply the GRAPA standards-based approach to specific High-Risk problem areas. Under the Hammer Head initiative, companies can be provided with focused training for the entire organization in the containment of revenue risks in Wireless. For individuals looking for this training we also offer this program at a limited number of venue events.

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