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Book tech service with Alexa and Google Home: Conrad Friends by Mila can now be booked via voice commands

Omnichannel provider Conrad Electronic is widening its home tech service platform in cooperation with the Mila service platform Now customers can book service appointments with Alexa and Google Home using voice controls A simple, uncomplicated process for immediate service As one of Mila’s first German partners, omnichannel provider Conrad Electronic is expanding its cooperation with the Mila service platform to offer installation, repair, and maintenance …

Mila App As a Tool for Customer Acquisition and Rebookings

This February, the new Mila App was launched. With the integrated Mila Bot and immediate service features, customers can use the automated Mila Bot assistant to schedule an appointment with a Mila tech at a time of their choosing, or alternatively,  request urgent support services within an hour. For the ICT service providers, the app provides a useful tool for planning and managing service orders. …

Bouygues Telecom offers neighborhood tech support to French customers

Locals in Nice can now call on a community of Bouygues Telecom Friends selected by the on-demand platform Mila to assist them with technology. With the goal of making technology simple and accessible to all, Bouygues Telecom is the first French operator to offer a localized tech assistance service to its customers. In particular, Bouygues Telecom customers will be able to benefit from on-demand technical …

IT problems solved: the Mila story

It all started with a service marketplace and Swisscom. The pilot project called “Swisscom Friends” gained success so quickly that the concept of “on demand technical support from the neighbourhood” was implemented in 2016 as relaunch of the Mila platform. The former marketplace for services and its main investor Swisscom could build up a network of 8.000 technically-skilled persons since then. Users of Mila easily …

Field Service Management For Small Businesses With Access To Additional Service Requests

Maximizing service requests and cutting administrative effort for small businesses Managing a small service business is demanding. As dispatcher of a service company with a handful of technicians, you have a lot of things to pay attention to: the number of service calls needs to be just right (too many is bad, and too few is even worse); you have to minimize routing for your …

Telecom Provider Orange Polska and Crowd Service Platform Mila Launch On-Demand Tech Support

Orange Friends: Geeks next-door help with installations and troubleshooting Polish telecom provider Orange Polska is tapping into the collaborative economy to provide customers with on-demand tech support from tech-savvy individuals next door. Users can book, pay and rate Orange Friends on mila.com. Pilot phase starts in Warsaw. Berlin / Zurich / Warsaw, 04th of April 2017 – Mila (www.mila.com) announced today that Polish telecom provider …

Conrad Friends: Neighbors are the new solution for Germans’ tech problems

Not a tech person? From now on, residents of 21 German cities can book Conrad Friends to solve their home tech problems After a successful pilot program in Berlin and Munich, the on-demand tech support service is now rolling out all over Germany. Conrad Friends come directly to the customers’ home and solve technical problems Everyone knows the feeling: getting stuck somewhere, whether you’re installing …

Introducing the Mila Facebook Bot

Over the past decade, the amount of time people spend on Facebook has skyrocketed—Facebook’s 1.44 billion active users around the globe spend, on average, more than 20 minutes a day on the platform. What does this mean? It means that if you want to reach someone, Facebook is now just as important a tool as a TV commercial. That’s why we at Mila have a …

Mila Starts Installation Service for innogy SmartHome

Users can book services at the touch of a button Community Friends help customers Pilot phase in Berlin and Ruhr area on mila.com The crowdsourced tech support platform Mila has a new partner in innogy SmartHome., one of Europe’s biggest energy providers, with 23 million customers. Users of the smart home control system can now use Mila to find technically savvy people in their area …

Mila launches App with integrated Service Bot and On-Demand Feature

The new Mila App brings customers and service providers together, providing an integrated, all-in-one platform for tech and electronics support solutions. The new App also includes the Mila Bot, an AI assistant that helps customers book technical support on-demand. “Hello, I am your Mila Bot. Do you want to book a service?“ This is the first thing a user sees when they start the new …