• EHPT USA Launches Content Management Software
    Billing, mediation and content software company EHPT USA has announced the launch of its Content Management Solution (CMS), software that supports network, traffic and event collection, at the CTIA Wireless 2001 show in Las Vegas. CMS, comprised of EHPT’s service activation ...More
    March 1, 2001 Posted in News, Billing
  • Glitch Exposes AT&T Customer Web Billing Data
    An AT&T small business customer accessed billing records of other small business owners after he discovered a glitch in AT&T's online bill presentment site, AT&T says. Because of the glitch on the Small Business Center site, savvy customers could view six months' worth of ...More
    March 1, 2001 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Billing Q&A with Jim O'Neill
    Q—I’ve heard that there is a new law that allows electronic signatures. What can you tell me about them, and how might they affect telecommunications billing?A-That is an excellent question, and very timely as well. The law you heard about is The Electronic Signatures in ...More
    March 1, 2001 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Comsearch Develops FCC Form 601 Filing System
    Comsearch has developed ULS (Universal Licensing System) Express, an online filing system for FCC Form 601 applications for microwave services. ULS Express is designed to validate information, submit the form to the FCC and confirm receipt. Users can download technical data ...More
    March 1, 2001 Posted in News
  • IP Verification Tools Being Readied for Market Maturation
    Revenue assurance in the world of IP will prove difficult. There is more data to collect, more elements to collect from, new QoS metrics, and less time to collect it.According to PricewaterhouseCoopers' Revenue Maximizer Service (RMS), revenue leakage in a typical PSTN ...More
    March 1, 2001 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • MaxBill and Vsoft Offer Broadband Managing Software
    Broadband video software provider Vsoft plans to integrate its VideoClick software with MaxBill’s customer care and billing system to let service providers offer video services on event-driven and usage-based billing parameters. Vsoft will also use MaxBill to design, offer ...More
    March 1, 2001 Posted in News, Billing
  • The Case for IP Mediation
    IP mediation vendors each tout their method of collecting and processing data as the best in the business; meanwhile, service providers wonder why they should leave the cozy simplicity of flat-rate billing.Although the phrase "IP mediation" has joined the ranks of ambiguous ...More
    March 1, 2001 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Primus and CellExchange Develop Integrated Services
    Hosting and voice services provider Primus Telecommunications Group Inc. and mobile infrastructure software company CellExchange Inc. will provide software, hosting and maintenance to software vendors and telco service providers. CellExchange’s software and Enterprise ...More
    March 1, 2001 Posted in News
  • Content Billing Gains Critical Support
    In a long awaited move, network manufacturers turn their attention to content-based billing. Buying a movie ticket with a wireless phone may seem like a simple transaction to the user, but to the service provider, it is one unmanageable mess (see sidebar "So, How Many ...More
    March 1, 2001 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • EBPP for Businesses: Companies Must Take Big Risks Before Reaping Big Rewards
    Vendors and service providers cut their teeth on the business-to-consumer side, and now they are getting ready to tackle account management online in the business-to-business realm. But, as many in the industry suspect, it's not going to be that easy."The more companies I ...More
    March 1, 2001 Posted in Articles