• TMNG, HARMONYCOM TO SELL OSS
    TMNG and HarmonyCom plan to co-market an OSS product. HarmonyCom’s automatic broadband provisioning software will be a component of TMNG’s OSS architecture. The companies also plan to enhance TMNG’s NextGen Process architecture by incorporating automatic provisioning, ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • Convergence with a Vengeance
    Billing in North American and Western European Broadband Operations Over the past 10 years, the Western European cable television market evolved from a TV reception service run by state-owned utilities to a cutting-edge, privatized, multi-service business, owned at least in ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • XACCT, ADC PLAN IP EFFORT
    XACCT Technologies and ADC plan to provide systems that let carriers deploy and bill for IP-based services. The companies will integrate Singl.eView, ADC’s real-time convergent billing platform, with the XACCTusage business infrastructure system for IP networks. ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • WorkOut 2.0 Hits the Streets
    Alysis Technologies has released WorkOut 2.0. The software, available on both UNIX and Windows NT systems, supports enterprise and Java Bean-compliant application servers, such as IBM WebSphere and BEA WebLogic. The software handles B2B e-billing applications ranging from ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • Financial Watch : Billing Concepts Sells Off Major Holdings; mdocs and Convergys Go Head-to-Head over Sprint PCS
    It has been a busy couple of months for billing and other OSS vendors-months that have further emphasized the competitiveness and volatility of the billing and customer care industry. Perhaps the most surprising deal is that Billing Concepts is essentially getting out of ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • BCE EMERGIS BUYS INVOICELINK
    BCE Emergis Inc. recently bought InvoiceLink Corp., a provider of Web-based invoicing and payment systems for B2B applications. BCE paid $88.3 million in BCE shares and options. To help pay for the deal, BCE issued 566,824 common shares at $86.735 and options to purchase ...More
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  • COMMTECH JOINS CISCO PROGRAM
    CommTech, a provider of flow-through provisioning systems, has joined the Cisco New World Ecosystem Program as an OSS/BSS member. The program is a community of technology and deployment partnerships designed to allow Cisco to sell hardware and its partners to sell their ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Derivion Releases DigitalCare
    Derivion recently launched DigitalCare, an ASP system that includes Internet-based tools and services for billing. The system is designed to give billers activation marketing to accelerate and build momentum for the adoption of e-billing by end users. ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • IP Hardware Builds Some Billing Muscle
    IP-based services are a major way for wireline and other CLECs to increase their value to customers, and in the past several years most major network equipment and traditional switch vendors have made a brisk business of selling IP switches and routers to the carrier ...More
    November 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing