• Standards Watch : Progress Being Made for a National Data Repository
    The OBF, NIIF and TFPC are getting close to an RFP for a national data repository that could stem massive losses from uncollected revenue. Each month third-party billers and IXCs handling third-party calling cards and dial-around calls lose about $3 million in uncollected ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • On the Front Lines:PWC Surveys Telecom Professionals on Revenue Assurance
    When it comes to revenue assurance, many people are quick to point the finger at billing. While order entry and provisioning ranked one percentage point higher, about 34 percent of telecommunications professionals recently polled suspect that the greatest area of revenue ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • INTERACTIVE JOINS SIEBEL PROGRAM
    Interactive Intelligence Inc., a developer of multichannel customer interaction management software, recently joined the Siebel Alliance Program. The partnership is designed to let Interactive Intelligence to more tightly integrate its communications system with Siebel’s ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • TELUTION WINS $13 MILLION IN FINANCING
    Chicago-based Telution recently received $13 million in its first round of venture funding from Draper, Fisher Jurvetson and M/C Venture Partners. Telution plans to use the money to provide software for selling, ordering, delivery, billing and support for communications ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • AXXENT TO USE ACE*COMM SYSTEM
    Canadian CLEC Axxent will implement Ace*Comm’s Convergent Mediation system for its data collection piece. Axxent purchased Ace*Comm data collectors, which perform billing record capture form network switches. The data collectors can isolate X.25-based communication ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • SIGMAONE, SIGNALSOFT SIGN DISTRIBUTION PACT
    SigmaOne Communications Corp. and SignalSoft Corp. recently signed a distribution agreement that lets SigmaOne offer wireless network operators an end-to-end system for location services. SigmaOne will distribute SignalSoft’s Wireless Location Services, which organize and ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • Clarent Releases Connect 2.0
    Clarent Corp. has released Connect Version 2.0, designed to increase the reach and potential of global IP telephony. The product suite is designed to let clearinghouses interconnect, thus increasing the number of potential partners and global coverage for the ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • ARBINET-THEXCHANGE CHOOSES EHPT
    Arbinet-thexchange, the trading system for buyers and sellers of telephony bandwidth, recently implemented EHPT’s Billing Mediation Platform and its BMP IP system. It uses the system to collect, integrate and process billing information for its members across ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • COPERNICUS TO USE SEPRO SYSTEM
    ASP Copernicus Global Billing Services will use Sepro’s Vivaldi billing system as the core of its ASP services. Copernicus also provides credit checking and debt collection, service provisioning, mediation, CDR and IPDR collection, rating and billing, bill presentment and ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • PeopleSoft Offers Anytime, Anywhere Access
    PeopleSoft, a provider of e-business applications, recently unveiled Internet applications for mobile commerce. The systems are designed to offer customers, salespeople and field service professionals access to critical business information and transactions. PeopleSoft ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in News