• Considerations for Outsourcing Revenue Assurance
    In this world of hybrid telecommunications companies, even a simple phone call can involve several kinds of carriers. The multi-level handoffs mean that carriers have to mediate and dispute more complicated combinations of revenue, billing and tariff data. And often they ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Central and Eastern Europe Focus: Billing Systems in the Czech Republic
    This article is the second in a series of articles on the international telecommunications marketplace for billing and OSS. Liberalization of the Czech voice market is in the works, with Czech Telecom's monopoly on fixed-line telephony set to expire at the beginning of ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • 10 Wireless Network Predictions for 2001
    10 Wireless Network Predictions for 2001 By Dr. Jerry Lucas Based on the stock performances of the industry, the international user experience, and regulatory and technological developments, here are my top 10 wireless predictions for the North American market and what they ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • Standards Watch : Interoperability Between Content Delivery Networks?
    The evolution of content delivery will depend on communication among key industry consortia. Just what is a content delivery network (CDN), and why is fierce activity taking place with content peering initiatives? Recently, the Content Bridge was formed by Adero, Inktomi ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Infotech Upgrades Voyager
    Infotech Solutions has added a point of sale and inventory module to its Voyager Billing and Customer-care application. The module is designed to let clients automatically activate service and includes cash drawer control, computerized pricing and promotions based upon date ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Amdocs Enhances IAF
    Amdocs recently released an enhanced version of IAF to support advanced mobile IP services. The new features are designed to support pre-paid mobile IP services, location-based services and m-commerce partner relationship management. The system includes revenue sharing ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • EBT Selects Sema Group
    Eastern Broadband Telecommunications will use Sema Group’s BSCS 6.0 customer care, billing and interconnect software. EBT won one of three licenses for Taiwan’s first private network. The network offers long distance, local, data and leased line services, including Internet ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • Intertech to Use Xacct
    Intertech’s Billing ASP plans to integrate Xacctusage, designed to let network service providers implement a value-based billing and automated provisioning system for advanced services. The integration will let Intertech’s Network Strategies product collect, rate, provision ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • ESAT Selects FusionWorks
    E-business service provider ESAT Business, a British Telecom subsidiary, recently selected Openet Telecom’s FusionWorks platform for its billing mediation software. The platform is designed to integrate voice, IP and data traffic. ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • BT Selects Geneva
    British Telecommunications plans to use Geneva to bill for its broadband ADSL wholesale services. BT will initially offer ADSL through its reseller network and then switch to Geneva to launch its own ADSL product line. BT will use the system to offer customers different ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in News