• EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IXTOOLS 2.5
    Emerging Technologies Group Inc., a provider of business and decision support systems for telcos, recently released iXTools 2.5. The system is designed to increase control over monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on revenue, costs, and margins. ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • XACCT, STONEHOUSE TO INTEGRATE
    XACCT Technologies and Stonehouse Technologies Inc., a provider of telecom financial management systems for the private and public sector, plan to provide network operators with management and reporting capabilities. Stonehouse will integrate XACCTusage into its flagship ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • CSG, DIVA INTEGRATE SYSTEMS
    CSG Systems Inc. and Diva, a provider of video-on-demand interactive products and services, recently created a proprietary interface between the Diva Video Server and CSG Broadband Express billing system. CSG will support Diva’s VoD products, including automatic processing ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • Congress passes uniform sourcing law
    The House, seeking a way to simplify how state and local jurisdictions determine taxes on wireless telecommunications, in July passed the Mobile Telecommunications Sourcing Act (H.R. 4391). But the bill doesn't solve all the difficulties in determining tax jurisdiction, a ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • Mitigating Risk with User Acceptance Testing
    In customer care, billing, accounts receivable and fraud, user acceptance testing (UAT) is a necessary step toward coordinating business goals and processes with systems that have already been tested. UAT is useful for more regularly scheduled releases of code and in ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • EDOCS LAUNCHES BILLDIRECT 1.8
    Edocs Inc., recently launched BillDirect 1.8, which features customer care and CSR functionality, enhanced analytical capabilities and enhancements to edocs' visual development environment. The system is designed to let organizations reduce call center costs by giving CSRs ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • AMS, HP, PACKETEER: IP BILLING SYSTEM
    AMS, Hewlett-Packard Co. and Packeteer unveiled their QoS, usage-based billing system for Internet services. The integration of AMS’ Tapestry, HP’s Smart Internet Usage and Packeteer’s PacketShaper and AppVantage products is designed to let ISPs set rates for IP usage and ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • CENTURYTEL TO USE ENSEMBLE
    CenturyTel will use Amdocs’ Ensemble for its wireline, wireless, long-distance and Internet services. Using Ensemble, CenturyTel hopes to rapidly deploy bundled services, cross-product discounts and integrated multiservice customer care. Puerto Rican wireless carrier ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • ALBION INTRODUCES OUTSOURCED OSS AND BILLING SYSTEM
    Albion Connect Inc., a provider of packaged OSS software components, and Integretel Inc. will bundle ASP-based billing services. The combination of services is designed to provide pre-integrated, outsourced back-office systems for CLECs and other communications service ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • GTE TSI TO BUILD ROAMING MANAGER
    GTE Telecommunications Services Inc. will provide Hutchison Telecommunications Ltd. with wireless international roaming capabilities and clearinghouse services for roaming revenue settlement and exchange, IS-41 signaling interoperability, and an on-line customer service ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News