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ItsOn and STC's Jawwy Lead Digital Engagement, says Strategy Analytics
At MWC, Digital Engagement Key to Customer Centric Digital Transformation Hot Topic

BOSTON, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Service providers are struggling to become Digital Service Providers (DSPs) and can benefit from the experiences of other providers by adapting approaches to suit their own market situations. A leading example of digital engagement is STC's Jawwy brand in Saudi Arabia, with ItsOn as its solutions partner, according to the Strategy Analytics Wireless Operator Strategies (WOS) service report, "STC's Jawwy and ItsOn: Targeting Millennials with Digital Experience."

Communications Service Providers (CSPs) realize in order to attract and retain customer segments who are accustomed to digital engagement provided by internet brands, they must do a better job of addressing the pain points of traditional processes for interacting with and acquiring services. Jawwy was created as a fully digital sub-brand to address pain points of millennials and to inform the main brand in its journey to become more digital. Cloud-based digital transformation solutions provider ItsOn has experience with supporting multiple global service providers. With consumer-centric, contextual offers it aims to share the benefits of digital, on-device engagement with customers.

Key findings from the report below: Click here to access whole report

  • CSPs need to focus on consumer experience and not try to reproduce the old experience into digital but think fresh about the customer journey and minimize friction, using an iterative process with customers.
  • Shifting the process of interactions with customers through digital adds transparency and user control, setting the stage for more trust so users are willing to purchase new value added service from the CSP.
  • Operators need to develop best ways not only to interact with the digital savvy but also with mainstream consumers who may be more reluctant to move into digital engagement in order to build their trust and educate them on the benefits of digital interactions.

At MWC next week, digital transformation will be a big topic; digital customer engagement is a key to successful customer-centric transformation to drive revenue growth. Susan Welsh de Grimaldo, Director, Wireless Operator Strategies said, "Consumers expect more contextual, personal interaction from digital brands, as experiences today are shaped by Facebook, Google, Uber, Amazon, WeChat and other digital giants. Operators enabling the digital connections on devices; however, have not kept up with the level and ease of use of digital engagement offered by OTTs and internet era giants. As service provider brands seek to gain 'fans' not just subscribers, it is imperative to improve customer digital journeys."

Phil Kendall, Executive Director, Wireless Operator Strategies added, "Operators need to be able to react quickly to the marketplace, to test value propositions and refine them, to make standard offers more contextual and relevant to their users and to build trust so that they can successfully layer value added services (VAS) on their offerings and become true Digital Service Providers (DSPs)."

Strategy Analytics analysts will present our latest insights into CSP priorities, including 5G use cases and IoT, at MWC Barcelona. Register to join us.

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Strategy Analytics, Inc. provides the competitive edge with advisory services, consulting and actionable market intelligence for emerging technology, mobile and wireless, digital consumer and automotive electronics companies. With offices in North America, Europe and Asia, Strategy Analytics delivers insights for enterprise success. 

US Contact: Susan Welsh de Grimaldo, +1 617 614 0724,

European Contact: Phil Kendall, +44 1908 423620,

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