• 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
  • VoIP: Cooperation Needed for Effective Billing
    With strong growth in the VoIP marketplace, and proprietary extensions and formats still the norm, billing and settlements will need continuous attention.Voice over IP (VoIP) may sound nebulous to the average user, but the technology is in far wider use than you might ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, 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
  • 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
  • High-speed Internet Access Grows 57 Percent
    At least 4.3 million people have high-speed Internet lines, up 57 percent from the end of last year, according to an FCC report released Tuesday. The report, which covers the first half of 2000, indicates that ADSL subscribership has increased by 157 percent, and that ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • Revenue Assurance for Cable Broadband
    Data and enhanced video offerings add revenue to the multiple system operator's bottom line. However, to offer these services, MSOs are forced to make significant investments in existing provisioning and billing systems-or purchase new systems.Revenue leakage is almost ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • ASPs: Tangled in a Web of Billing Complexities
    While analysts are still projecting an explosion in the market for application service providers, it will not be without some significant growing pains. There are countless ASP models, and each player is tackling the market from a different angle. Some software developers ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, 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
  • 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