• 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
  • COMPANIES GO TO PLAN B
    Plan B Communications, a provider of integrated voice, data and Internet services for business customers, will use CommTech, DSET and Info Directions for OSS, including workflow management, service activation, automated ordering gateway, and customer care and billing. ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Trends in Billing Functionality
    TeleStrategies Inc. recently completed a comprehensive study of 34 billing systems in its 2000 Billing Systems Functionality Report. This analysis comprised nearly every type of system, for nearly every type of client. The study included over 150 functionality points, and ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • 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
  • CONVERGYS WINS MEXICAN CABLE CONTRACT
    Convergys recently signed a three-year billing deal for Mexican cable company Cablemás’ cable and broadband billing services. Convergys will use its Integrated Communications Operations Management System, designed to support convergence of video, high-speed data, and ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • ACS INTRODUCES E-NTOUCH
    ACS recently introduced e-Ntouch, an end-to-end system for customer relationships. The software is designed to give end users constant interaction with a customer company via the phone, Internet or other electronic means. The e-Ntouch service module features basic trouble ...More
    October 1, 2000 Posted in News