Subscription Billing Blog

Consumers want convenience and customization from their SaaS vendors.

Flexible monetization strategies keep SaaS businesses competitive

November 9, 2017 | Kevin Cancilla

Flexible subscription billing provides numerous benefits for SaaS vendors.

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Look for ways to reduce friction when transitioning to a SaaS model.

What to consider when transitioning to a SaaS subscription model

November 2, 2017 | Kevin Cancilla

Transitioning from a licensing model to a subscription software service frustrates consumers and makes investors nervous. Here’s what to consider to make the transition with minimal friction.

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Garner estimated there will be 20.4 billion connected devices by 2020.

IoT’s success depends on the evolution of its billing systems

October 27, 2017 | Kevin Cancilla

The Internet of Things has increased tremendously in scope over the last few years. But the promising future could be undercut by one thing: a poorly designed billing solution.

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Older Americans increasingly find news on social media. How should subscription services respond?

October 24, 2017 | Kevin Cancilla

Pew Research found the slight increase in the number of Americans who get news from social media is primarily driven by specific demographics. This information is very interesting given the recent movements of several media companies.

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Netflix is losing old shows while promoting its original content.

Is Netflix abandoning its roots?

October 17, 2017 | Kevin Cancilla

In the Hulu vs. Netflix battle, the latter company appears to be taking an interesting strategy.

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What does the future hold for paid-for digital content?

October 10, 2017 | Kevin Cancilla

Publishers looking to the future need to make channel revenue predictions. A new research report from Vindicia, together with MTM, provides fascinating insight.

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Comcast is creating bundles to provide solar power for residential customers.

Creating bundles to increase acquisition and reduce churn

October 5, 2017 | Kevin Cancilla

Telco bundles shouldn’t be limited to video or messaging. Telecommunications companies can partner with any service provider that operates on a subscription billing business model.

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Telcos have recently taken two approaches to the OTT issue.

OTT partnerships vs. independent products: Which is better?

September 27, 2017 | Kevin Cancilla

Over the past two years, telcos have realized they can’t let the OTT market take away subscribers and saturate their infrastructure. The two approaches they’ve taken in response each have their pros and cons.

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