• METASOLV, CYGENT PARTNER
    MetaSolv Software Inc. plans to incorporate Cygent e-business systems within the Telecom Business Solution software suite. MetaSolv, by incorporating Cygent’s system, wants to let communications service providers offer business via the Web. Service providers will also be ...More
    September 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • NETEYE INTRODUCES FRAUD MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
    NetEye Corp. recently introduced Hawk-Eye NextGen Fraud 1.0, a fraud management system for IP networks. The system is designed to detect and combat IP address fraud by using a combination of event and profile-based analysis that goes beyond previous systems based only on ...More
    September 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • COURT RULES PORTLAND CAN’T FORCE CABLE ACCESS Nevertheless, ISPs, AT&T and other large carriers are moving toward open access
    AT&T won the latest battle in its fight against Portland, Ore., on June 22 when the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled that Portland couldn’t force AT&T to let competing ISPs use its cable lines to reach residential customers. It’s not that AT&T ...More
    September 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • LASERCOM IN EBPP DEAL
    LaserCom, a European provider of Internet bill presentment systems, and X-Tension, a customer care and billing company based in the United Kingdom, plan to build an EBPP system. X-Tension will combine disparate billing information while using LaserCom`s EBPP software to put ...More
    September 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • MERGING TELCOS MOVE TO SINGLE APTIS PLATFORM
    Three CLECs are merging to create elantic Communications Inc., a voice and data services provider to serve customers from Maine to Florida. As part of the merger, Cavalier Telephone Inc., Conversent Communications LLC and Florida Digital Network Inc. will replace their ...More
    September 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Sign on the Dotted Line
    In recent months, a number of big-ticket contracts between billing vendors and their customers have been signed and sealed. Probably the most impressive is the $100 million, 3-year contract that AT&T Business Services renewed with Convergys in May. Under this agreement, ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • GROUP 1 SOFTWARE ENHANCES DOC1
    Group 1 Software has enhanced its DOC1 product to address the growth in EBPP and electronic statement presentation (ESP). Version 4.0 of DOC1 is designed to generate XML output. With DOC1’s XML output, EBPP and ESP vendors can take in the format, structure, and content of a ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • GENEVA WINS CZECH CONTRACT
    Czech Telecom will use Geneva Technology’s software to bill for data services and components of its Internet business. Czech Telecom, which provides fixed telephony, Internet and data services to business and residential customers, hopes the system will lead to fast-launch ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • Java: Ready for the Big Time?
    When Sun Microsystems first brewed up the Java programming language in 1995, the object-oriented technology hit the computing industry by storm. It is said to be easier to learn than C++ and can be used for applications that run in a distributed network environment among ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • I-TEL: SEAHORSE
    I-Tel, an Australian developer of telecom billing systems, introduced its multicarrier, Web-based bill management system service, known as SeaHorse. The system is designed to collect a company’s telecommunications bills from each carrier and dump them into a common ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing