ISPs: Your guide to trimming OPEX
How to improve your OPEX with simpler troubleshooting
Not too long ago, we explored what exactly leading ISPs are doing to cut their OPEX and improve their bottom lines. In each case, the solution to the problem came down to their use of the tools available to them to simplify troubleshooting.
Troubleshooting is the biggest time sink ISP customer service teams face because too often, they don’t have the visibility they need. Without that visibility, they’re just taking shots in the dark.
Typically, ISPs will turn to solutions like CPE to give them this visibility. But between the issue of CPE fragmentation and the likelihood of consumers placing blocking devices on their networks, this is becoming less of a solution than a secondary issue itself.
How CPE fragmentation is causing headaches for ISP
By focusing on universal solutions instead, ones that don’t rely on hardware to reach into subscribers’ networks and spot issues, you can:
- Achieve full visibility without having to budget for costly rollouts
- Simplify processes so agents can identify issues quickly and accurately
- Provide agents with the tools they need to resolve issues without escalating