• CONSORTIUM LAUNCHES IFORCE
    Sun Microsystems, iPlanet E-Commerce Solutions, VeriSign and Portal Software recently launched iForce Solution Set for Internet bill presentment and payment. The hardware and software package, defined by Sun, is designed to give telcos an end-to-end billing system, ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • COMMITTEE RELEASES STANDARDS
    Committee T1, a telecom standards development organization sponsored by the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions, recently released three standards: T1.266-2000 provides the code and format structures for identification of telecommunications circuits and ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • TMNG, MIND PARTNER
    TMNG.com, TMNG’s e-business subsidiary, and MIND plan to provide IP-based, back-office infrastructure systems for mutual clients. The groups also will collaborate to expand TMNG’s e-Lexicon toolset, using the functionality of MIND-iPhonEX. ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • INTERTECH, MOORE OFFERING EBPP
    Intertech Management Group and Moore Business Communication Services plan to integrate Intertech’s Network Strategies billing software with Moore’s EBPP system. Step 9 Software Corp. and Intertech also plan to integrate and jointly market their respective products, ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • USHA LAUNCHES UNICORN 5.0
    Usha Communications Technology recently launched its Unicorn 5.0 customer care and billing system, designed to let communications service providers change business models and product offerings. Version 5.0 has a CORBA-based open integration framework, which allows access to ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • The Number One Information Age Barrier: Carrier Interoperability
    Managed IP networks, with all their grand, 21st century Information Age promises—IT outsourcing networks, ASPs, video streaming, wireless Internet access and more—will reach nowhere near their potential, because of the No. 1 next-generation networking problem: carrier ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • EFFECTNET CHOOSES BELLE SYSTEMS
    EffectNet recently adopted Belle Systems’ IMS 3.2 customer care and billing system to support its private-label unified communications and Internet services. The system is designed to give EffectNet accounting and provisioning information as well as near real-time account ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • ILLUMINET BUYING NTC
    Illuminet Holdings Inc. plans to buy National Telemanagement Corp., a Dallas-based developer of advanced wireless applications. Its products include prepaid services, real-time account management and unregistered nationwide roaming services. The acquisition is designed to ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • SOLANT TO BE INSTALLED ON IBM SERVERS
    Solant Inc., an eCRM provider, and Houston-based Strategic Systems Inc., an IBM AS/400 reseller, will make Solant’s Internet-based applications available on IBM’s enterprise-class and midrange servers. The partnership is designed to promote and deliver e-commerce customer ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Smarten releases Smarten R2
    Smarten Software, a European developer of customer care and billing software for ISPs and telcos, released the Linux version of its ISP billing system, Smarten R2. The system is a carrier-grade, out-of-the-box system that is fully scalable for high customer growth, company ...More
    August 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing