• Making A Business Case For Integrated Access
    On the surface, carriers should be making a fortune by providing integrated access, e.g. all user traffic on one high-speed digital pipe, with new service requirements provisioned instantly, bandwidth on demand, and of course billing per application or event. So why aren’t ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • INTERTECH RAISES $7.5 MILLION FROM INVESTORS
    Intertech Management Group Inc. raised $7.5 million in its third round of venture capital funding from Behrman Capital, Gateway Partners, Tudor Investments and Computer Sciences Corp. The funds will be used to enhance Intertech’s product development, sales and marketing ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • COOK PAGING SELECTS IN-TOUCH
    Cook Paging, a provider of paging, dispatch and answering service products, will use In-Touch’s In-Touch II paging and billing management system to consolidate its billing and management systems, company officials said. In-Touch II is designed to interface with Glenayre ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • H.O. UNVEILS SPEEDBILLS.COM
    H.O. Systems recently launched its electronic payment and bill presentment service at Speedbills.com. The Web-browser interface enables customers to see and pay bills on-line. It also performs multiple account call analysis, designs customer reports and designates user ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • CHECKFREE TO ACQUIRE BLUEGILL
    CheckFree Holdings, a provider of electronic billing and payment, will buy BlueGill Technologies, a developer of software applications for Internet billing and statement creation, company officials said. CheckFree will exchange 3.2 million shares of CheckFree common stock ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • BT TO USE SOLECT’S HORIZON SOFTWARE
    British Telecom recently implemented Solect Technology Group’s IAF Horizon IP service management and customer care software, Solect officials said. The system has been implemented as part of a BT network platform to support and manage a host of IP services and ISPs into the ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • MDS DEVELOPS WAP APPLICATION FOR ITS BILLING SYSTEM
    Martin Dawes Systems (MDS), a developer of customer care and billing systems for the telecommunications industry, announced support for the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) in its DISE customer care and billing system. WAP is an open, global specification that is ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • VIRTUAL HOLDINGS TO USE TRISENSE SYSTEM
    Virtual Holdings Inc. (VHI), a Minneapolis e-commerce company, will use TriSense Software Ltd.’s PaySense digital billing system for electronic bill presentment and payment services, company officials said. VHI also has formed a strategic alliance with Computer Systems LLC, ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • APEX VOICE ADDS NEW FEATURES
    APEX Voice Communication, a manufacturer of enhanced services and billing for network service providers on existing and IP-based next-generation networks, added three features to its Apex billing system. The enhancements include two new modules—Internet Billing and Dialer ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • I-VPNs: Billers Be Prepared!
    The emergence of VPNs, and especially IP-based VPNs, will lead to more complex billing. While VPNs promise cost reductions, ubiquity and security, carriers and service providers must decide: at what price? As VPNs evolve, billers will have to ultimately rethink rating, ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing