High Tech

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4 Key Themes in Managing Better Financial Outcomes for High Tech Industry

High-tech professionals highlight data accuracy, availability and reliability as key to optimising price and profit performance Model N and European Pricing Platform survey reveals 30% of high-tech companies are still using manual pricing mechanisms The venue for the recent European Pricing Platform’s Pricing and Profit Optimisation Forum in partnership with Model N. Chertsey, UK and … Continue reading

Pricing impact management hits boardroom

Failing to keep up with a rising interest in pricing strategy will leave manufacturers sidelined as commoditised suppliers with eroding margins says Niels Skov, managing director, Europe at revenue management solutions provider Model N.     In today’s manufacturing businesses, optimising supply chain and production processes are recognised as strategic issues which for some time … Continue reading

News announcement from the European Pricing Platform

Brussels, London, January, 2013 Pricing capabilities AND maturity seen as key competitive advantage for High Tech in 2013! Pricing Capabilities and maturity are essential to securing additional revenue and margins in a challenging market; With market forecasts down organizations must become more react and proactively protect margins; C level decision makers must tackle pricing as … Continue reading

No complaint against KPN and Vodafone for ‘Smart Pricing’

SRM decided not to fail a complaint against KPN and Vodafone. This is wat Adformatie tells. The education institution was of  the opinion that the providers neglected to inform their customers about charging their phone calls by the minute instead of per second. Within 24 hours that KPN and Vodafone heared about the threatening complaint, … Continue reading

Smart Pricing: lawsuit against KPN and Vodafone

The trademark company SRM gets into combat with telecom operators KPN and Vodafone. Both companies would mislead their customers about calling credits they apply. Last Thursday, the company challenged KPN to court and  filed complaints with the Advertising Code Committee. The core of the complaint is that the providers don’t let their cusomters pay per second … Continue reading

Verizon Trying to Leverage iPad and Testing New Pricing Strategies

On Wednesday, Verizon demonstrated the power of the app, announcing plans to make it generally available by next year. If this happens, the carrier’s FiOS TV service will be available on the iPad, making the TV experience as mobile as the tablet device from Apple. According to a Daily Tech piece highlighted that the biggest … Continue reading

Romtelecom changes Pricing Strategy

The Romanian incumbent telco Romtelecom has introduced differential pricing for fixed line internet services in order compete more effectively with its main rivals UPC and RCS/RDS. According to ZF, the company has abandoned its policy of charging everyone the same, regardless of local context. As a result, some clients will pay €3.50 a month for … Continue reading

BT goes on broadband price offensive

BT outlined an aggressive pricing strategy for its new superfast broadband service yesterday in a move it hopes will enable it to poach rivals’ customers. Britain’s leading fixed-line telephone company said consumers would have to pay £20 per month for its high-speed broadband service based on optical fibre. The £20 offer is £8 cheaper than … Continue reading

Internet service providers want to get rid of Flat Fees

Many ISP’s in the U.S. complain about the fact that their flat-fee subscriptions no longer cover costs as a result of the intensive use by subscribers. The non-illegal downloading is being held responsible, so including video sites like YouTube and the various providers of catch-up TV (Broadcast Missed, iPlayer, etc.). The new bill, the Broadband … Continue reading

Belgacom combines fixed and mobile for 35 euro / month

Belgacom will offer evening and weekends calls both fixed and mobile calls for free. That informs the historical telecom operator in a press release. This will be a European premiere. Happy Time One, is a combined subscription of fixed and mobile phone, which offers the customer during evenings and weekends, free calls to all fixed … Continue reading