ZIRA explains why it is investing in Open APIs for its BSS services and products and how telcos’ demands extend beyond avoiding vendor lock-in.
Why telcos are demanding BSS conform to Open APIs
BSS specialist, ZIRA, recently achieved Gold status for TM Forum Open API conformance. Lejla Pljevljak-Rašidagić, ZIRA’s Chief Product Officer explains why the company uses Open APIs to build its product and services.
In particular, she notes that communications service providers are increasingly requesting conformance to Open APIs as part of their RFPs, as they look to open their ecosystems to different types of partners.