• Billing Vendors Stake Out New Territory
    In the past 18 months, several high-profile European billing and customer care companies have opened offices and headquarters on the North American side of the pond. In June 1999, Sweden’s EHPT opened the U.S.-based part of its operation near Denver. Danish IP billing ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • ACE*COMM SIGNS $9 MILLION PACT
    Ace*Comm Corp. recently signed a $9.2 million contract with an unnamed European voice and data carrier. The agreement calls for Ace*Comm to deploy an operations management system to monitor and manage a network of more than 80 switches. Ace*Comm NetPlus Enterprise OSS will ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • Portal Takes the Wireline Plunge
    Portal Software has always been adamant about not getting into the circuit-switched wireline voice business—so much so that the company’s president and CEO, John Little, has said on the record that his company has no interest in pursuing a wireline voice strategy. Never say ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • MICROCELL USES DERIVION’S INETBILLER
    Microcell Solutions Inc., which provides PCS under the name “Fido,” has a new Internet bill payment service developed using Derivion’s inetBiller and Console, an administrative and customer service tool designed to give billers control over e-billing applications. The ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • EDGE SELECTS WISOR TELECOM
    Edge Connections, an Atlanta-based D-LEC, will use Wisor Telecom’s Service Management Solution package for OSS functions. Other products selected for Edge Connections’ system include Daleen’s BillPlex and Clarify’s eFrontOffice products. ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • Interactive TV: Progress on Billing and Shared Revenue
    Although not picked up after its debut in the mid-1990s, interactive TV has returned with an improved supporting cast. It could be next season’s hit if multiple system operators (MSOs) can unravel future revenue strategies and integration snags. Interactive TV, for some ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • PRINCETON ECOM GETS MORE FINANCING
    Princeton eCom has secured $34 million in equity financing from a group of investors led by Mellon Ventures, the private equity partnership of Mellon Financial Corp. and SG Capital Partners LLC, the U.S. merchant banking affiliate of Societe General. Other investors include ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • DALEEN UPGRADES BILLPLEX
    Daleen Technologies has released BillPlex Plus 4.0, designed to significantly expand Internet capabilities. It includes an extendible self-care framework and new enhancements for security, taxation, revenue assurance and payment options. The enhanced Internet framework and ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • SIEBEL TO ACQUIRE ONLINK
    Siebel Systems Inc. plans to buy OnLink Technologies Inc. so it can integrate OnLink’s e-commerce sales, marketing and service applications with its e-business applications. Under the deal, each outstanding share of OnLink stock would be exchanged at a fixed exchange ratio ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • SIMPLE WILL USE ASPIRO’S IP SERVICES
    Simple Mobile Solutions, a Netherlands SMS and WAP service provider, will use Aspiro to deliver and host its mobile Internet services. Simple Mobile will use Aspiro’s SMS message-switching service to distribute the services. The SMS network is designed to let users access ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in News