The billion-dollar investments that operators have made in billing support systems (BSS) represent a colossal waste of funds, judging by comments from KPN’s chief technology officer.

Eric Hoving says he cannot understand why there is any need for BSS in the modern age, and that the industry should not conflate operational support systems (OSS), which he calls the “central core system of an operator,” with unnecessary BSS.

Source: BSS Is BS, Says KPN Tech Boss | Light Reading