• Central and Eastern Europe Focus: Customer Care and Billing in Poland
    Liberalization of international voice telephony is taking longer in Poland, compared with other central and eastern European countries, in part because Telekomunikacja Polska (TPSA) will hold its monopoly until 2003. Yet a number of alternative carriers with varying degrees ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Telesens Merges with KSCL
    IP billing systems developer Telesens recently merged with voice billing provider KSCL. KSCL integrated its Jupiter Solutions, a convergent billing system, with Telesens’ products to offer billing and customer care systems for network service providers across fixed-line, ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in News, Billing
  • SAIC Selects Daleen
    SAIC recently selected Daleen’s BillPlex Plus customer management and billing software to automate RapidApps, its ASP billing model. SAIC’s Telecommunications Division provides outsourced customer management and billing services for next-generation ICPs. It plans to use ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in News, Billing
  • Vesta Offers VoD
    Vesta Broadband Services plans to combine its billing and digital rights management services with BroadbandNow’s high-speed data centers. They will offer Vesta’s IP-based VoD NetMovies to BroadbandNow’s Internet customers. Vesta’s billing options are designed to set up ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in News, Billing
  • Ericsson Signs $300 Million Contract
    Ericsson recently signed a $300 million contract with Yugoslavian mobile telephone operator Mobtel to improve its GSM network. Ericsson plans to upgrade the radio and switching infrastructure and billing gateway, deploy WAP systems and add GPRS technology. Mobtel wants to ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in News, Billing
  • Tivoli Integrates with Geneva
    Tivoli Systems Inc. has integrated its management software into Geneva Technology’s real-time billing system for mobile IP, ISPs and ASPs. The system features include authentication, authorization, accounting, IP provisioning, and rating and billing with Web self-care ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in News, Billing
  • KPNQwest to Provide AIP Services
    European IP-services provider KPNQwest recently launched its application infrastructure provider services to let its customers develop their own ASP-based businesses and revenue streams. Some of the services it plans to offer include billing and customer care, payment ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in News, Billing
  • Virtual Summit Releases Apex
    Virtual Summit, based in Dallas TX, recently released Apex, an automated test tool for usage-based IP billing and mediation. The product can be used for revenue assurance activities by generating simulated billing traffic, specifically formatted in IPDR, much like AMA ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in News, Billing
  • Myrio To Offer VoD over DSL Copper
    Myrio Corp. has teamed with TVN Entertainment’s digital distribution services to enable service providers to deliver DVD-quality movies and home entertainment content via DSL. Myrio will add TVN’s Digital Content Express, an asset management and transport system, and ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in News
  • OSS Integration: Telcos Struggle To Connect the Pieces
    As providers add automated, next-generation billing and OSS software into the mix alongside legacy applications, or take the best-in-breed approach to get to that elusive concept of “end-to-end,” they need to make sure these systems are communicating. There lies the source ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in Articles, Billing