& cplSiteName &

Tough Going for Subex

Ray Le Maistre

5:15 AM -- Revenue assurance specialist Subex Ltd. will be hoping for a better second half of 2012 following a grim first quarter of its new fiscal year: The Indian company reported a 24 percent year-on-year dip in revenues and a net loss. (See Subex Suffers Loss.)

Not surprisingly, its investors reacted badly, sending Subex's share price down more than 6 percent on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

So can the Service Provider Information Technology (SPIT) company recover in the coming months? Well, there's an increasing focus on the potential benefits to service providers of investing in revenue assurance/fraud management systems, especially as the annual global losses to network operators through fraud are projected to be US$40 billion, though that's a conservative estimate compared with other calculations. (See Losing Disney – Every Year and LTE Could Add to Leakage Woes.)

But that doesn't mean operators will invest in revenue assurance systems, even if the business case looks compelling (on paper). And if they do, there are other specialists fighting for revenue assurance deals. For more on that and the competition the company faces, see this Light Reading India article.

— Ray Le Maistre, International Managing Editor, Light Reading

(1)  | 
Comment  | 
Print  | 
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View        ADD A COMMENT
User Rank: Light Beer
8/28/2016 | 1:19:12 PM
When the going gets tough, only the tough gets going.

Seems like SUBEX has lived by this dictum. The turnaround story is remarkable.
More Blogs from AsiaBlog
Staff humiliation strategy goes viral in China
Are you watching, Europe?
Security concerns scupper China Mobile investment in Taiwanese operator
Major carrier plans a near 50% hike in annual spending, with LTE TDD getting a healthy chunk
The Chinese vendors hike their intellectual property investments and ask everyone to play nice with patents
Featured Video
Flash Poll
Upcoming Live Events
September 17-19, 2019, Dallas, Texas
October 1-2, 2019, New Orleans, Louisiana
October 10, 2019, New York, New York
October 22, 2019, Los Angeles, CA
November 5, 2019, London, England
November 7, 2019, London, UK
December 3, 2019, New York, New York
December 3-5, 2019, Vienna, Austria
March 16-18, 2020, Embassy Suites, Denver, Colorado
May 18-20, 2020, Irving Convention Center, Dallas, TX
All Upcoming Live Events
Partner Perspectives - content from our sponsors
Ryan Ding From Huawei: Industries + 5G, Enabling New Growth
By Ryan Ding, Executive Director of the Board, Huawei Technologies
Adaptive MIMO in the Era of 6GHz Wi-Fi
By James C. Chen, Quantenna
All Partner Perspectives