• XML: Not Yet the Lingua Franca
    While many agree XML is going to be one of the most important and ubiquitous technologies in the digital economy, ASPs and billers must work together to define industry-specific protocols and XML tags. Today, carriers are just selling bandwidth in the data world. However, ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • SM&A, CCMI COMBINE SOFTWARE
    CCMI will integrate its TelView Plus, a telecom rate database used for CABS auditing and verification into SM&A's BillTamer system. BillTamer is a cost management software system, and SM&A's NetTamer evaluates network usage and calculates optimal trunk sizes needed to carry ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • ASIAINFO SELECTS CHINA MOBILE
    AsiaInfo Holdings Inc. will build a wireless Internet backbone for China Mobile in six cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Hangzhou. AsiaInfo will also provide China Mobile with its AIOBS billing system, as well as its AIMC messaging software. This ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • APOGEE RELEASES IP BILLING SOFTWARE
    Apogee Networks Inc. debuted NetCountatn/SP, an IP billing and account management software designed to let ISPs introduce and bill for new products. The system has two subsets: Dynamic Business Creation, which translates business service concepts into billable products, and ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • GENEVA UPGRADES BILLING SOFTWARE
    Geneva Technology has launched Version 4.0 of its billing software, which provides comprehensive support for pan-national billing. The enhancement is intended for international operators who need support for multiple languages and currencies under multiple taxation ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • VOCALTEC UNVEILS SURF&CALL
    VocalTec Communications Ltd. has unveiled its ASP strategy called Surf&Call Network Services. The ASP enables e-commerce storefronts to provide integrated voice Internet telephony, co-browsing, text chat and form completion assistance directly to customers via the Web. ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • ILLUMINET, QUINTESSENT WORK ON OSS
    Illuminet Holdings Inc. and Quintessent Communications Inc. recently released interconnection software for carrier-to-carrier OSS mediation and e-commerce functionality. The companies will offer the product under a service bureau model. Illuminet will use Quintessent’s ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • GROUP 1 LAUNCHES DATA ENGINE
    Group 1 Software will work with ASP USinternetworking Inc. to develop and manage Group 1’s new DataQuality.net engine. The Web-accessible portal provides real-time, customer data quality and data enrichment systems for e-commerce and enterprise-wide applications. The ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • ADC RELEASES OSS FRAMEWORK
    ADC recently released Singularit.e, an OSS framework for real-time customer contact and service management for broadband. The software is designed to automate key OSS processes. ICPs can use the software to manage a full range of IP, circuit-switched and wireless services ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • PAYTRUST, DERIVION TEAM
    Paytrust and Derivion are creating a system to give consumers a single access point for online bill review and payment. The companies hope to propel adoption and availability of EBPP by targeting not just billers, but consumers as well. ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in News