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Global Mobile Blues - Telecom Expense Management

By Franz Reuchlein on Apr 16, 2015 4:24:00 PM

Do your people or teams travel internationally?

The Costs of Mobile Connectivity

We believe the face-to-face, boots on the ground, in market presence will make business better and easier. We understand jet lag can creep into productivity, but it's all worth it in the end. Sure, there are the day-to-day things that fall to the wayside, but a focus on the trip and task at hand can easily make up for that.

Face to face meetings are well worth the effort, but at what cost?

After all, how many of us have made that business trip abroad only to realise, that connecting with the home office and sending the occasional private text message to one's spouse is incredulously expensive?

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Just in Time Telecom Expense Management

By Franz Reuchlein on Feb 12, 2015 6:44:23 PM

That 1960's spy TV hyper-focus black and white style look was on my face. My eyes swirled and focused in on a corner of my mobile phone screen and what appeared to be a missing icon.

During a recent business trip, checking email, reviewing a few documents, investigating webinars of the competition, and learning a bit about Chess on YouTube, I was sure I had connected to Wi-Fi. To my surprise text messages started coming in from AT&T explaining how I had exceeded my data plan.

It seems my hotel only provided Wi-Fi for the door half of the room, not the window half.

At that point just-in-time telecom expense management was being trumped by back-in-time telecom expense management. And I was paying the bill.

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