Smart’s Netphone is a case study, showcasing the Netphone – a bold attempt by Smart Communications (one of the top-20 MNOs globally) to bring telco services to the mass market. This publication offers unprecedented access behind the scenes of the Netphone project – by taking an insider look at the devices, partners, service plans and roadmap of the project.
The Netphone marks the latest telco attempt at innovating in the era of software, by building on both the telco (WAC) and software (Android) worlds.
Authored and published by VisionMobile
Sponsored by Red Bend Software, a business partner of Smart
Read how Smart’s Netphone offers important lessons for the operator community. First, by focusing on core services (messaging, address book, and mobile money), leaving all other applications to business partners. Second, by using an ‘agile’ development process with three-month develop-learn-fix cycles. Third, by using over-the- air software updates to reach operators’ entire base of deployed handsets.
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