John Jiang, EVP of Product Development Strategy and CTO,Roamware commented, "With increasing pressure to manage capital expendituresand to increase revenue and profits, hubbing
provides an on demand likeservice for operators in extending roaming relationships and rolling outrevenue increasing roaming solutions without having to make upfront capitalinvestments.
Roamware's participation in the roaming hubbing initiative is reportedly the latest stage in building a worldwide hubbing network that is aimed at reducing the time-to-market for operators looking to offer roaming services.
The GSMA is to conduct a full roaming hubbing trial later in 2007 in order to develop a hub-based roaming model following the principles of the Open Connectivity project.
It is possible that the duopoly hubs have more competitors per route, on average, for reasons other than that there are two carriers hubbing at the airports rather than one.
That is, the number of hubbing carriers will affect the number of competitors on a route, which will in turn influence route yields The second part of the model, the effect of route competition on yields, is examined by estimating Equation 4.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-18 October 2006-Clickatell completes SMS hubbing trial(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Clickatell, a provider of SMS messaging services, has announced it has completed the GSM Association SMS hubbing trial.