• Softswitch Fever
    One of the more pervasive new convergence buzzwords over the past 6 months has been “softswitch.” Vendors from Lucent and Cisco to Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems and Telcordia are supporting this technology, which essentially provides an open, software-based switch. With ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Electronic Billing Software Steps Up
    Software for electronic bill presentment and payment is quickly maturing. Doculabs reviews seven software products that IT groups or operations groups can use to build robust EBPP solutions in-house. Telco executives couldn’t have imagined electronic bill presentment and ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • APTIS SIGNS HOTDATA
    Aptis Inc. has signed an agreement with HotData Inc., a provider of data delivery and data cleansing software and services for third parties in an Internet-based environment, to upgrade HotData’s billing system to TotalBill version 3.0. TotalBill is an Oracle-based customer ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Shake-up in the EBPP Market CheckFree will now directly compete with Transpoint’s BIS
    Ease of interfacing with legacy billing and accounts receivable systems is one of the most important criteria for businesses choosing an e-billing company. Recognizing that, Atlanta-based CheckFree Corp. has purchased software developer BlueGill, an Ann Arbor, Mich., ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • ENMR SELECTS ADC SAVILLE
    Eastern New Mexico Rural Telephone Cooperative (ENMR-Plateau Telecommunications), a LEC and provider of long-distance, wireless and Internet services, has selected ADC Saville’s Convergent Billing Platform (CBP) to provide its business and residential customers with ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • CTBC TELECOM CHOOSES EHPT
    Companhia de Telecomunicascoes do Brasil Central (CTBC Telecom) has chosen EHPT, a provider of telecommunications software, to provide it with two applications, EHPT Settler, an interconnect billing systems, and EHPT BMP, a billing mediation system. Settler is designed to ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • EXCITE@HOME SELECTS SIGMA
    Excite@Home, a supplier of high-speed cable Internet services, has selected Sigma Systems Group, a provider of business support systems and OSS in the global telecom and cable markets, to deliver Sigma’s ServiceBroker. ServiceBroker is a cable modem and IP-based service ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • CYBERBILLS SELECTS JUST IN TIME
    CyberBills recently implemented Just in Time’s BillCast software as the open distribution platform for its EBPP service. Using the OFX-based system, CyberBills can offer distribution of bills to consolidators such as its own portal, StatusFactory.com, Intuit’s Quicken and ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • Companies Architect New Ways to Cross Product Discount
    Billing developers, intent on jumping into the emerging bundled services arena, approach the automation of discounting bundled services from different angles. The ability to offer discounts to wireless customers who sign up for several telecom services from a single carrier ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • PRIMAL PARTNERS WITH NOVAZEN
    Primal, a developer of Internet-enabled customer management and intelligence systems, has partnered with Novazen, a vendor of Internet-based billing software. Primal will integrate Novazen’s products into its customer management and business intelligence systems, enabling ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing