The third layer is called the Operation Support System (OSS). This layer is responsible for identity and security management as well as for the orchestration of content providers and customer orders via BSS. In addition to the revenue and rating modules, the mediation module supports the billing process. All internal content from the OEM or external content is connected and handled by the service and 3rd party gateway.
The complexity within the transition of the eTOM model to an OEM mobility platform model cannot be provided from a single software product available in the market. To provide full OEM specific functionality several vendor products have to be integrated. There are prime vendors of each single module, but the challenge, even for the telecommunications industry, is an adequate and cost efficient integration with the objective of an eTOM solution for the automotive connected car industry. There are also specialised software components for standard demands, but the challenge remains integrating them into one telematics platform solution.
Future mobility requires