• SOLECT PARTNERS WITH DEBIS SYSTEMHAUS
    Debis Systemhaus GmbH, a European systems integrator, will use Solect Technology Group’s billing software, IAF Horizon, in its telecommunications portfolio, company officials said. The agreement lets Debis Systemhaus resell Solect’s IAF Horizon, as well as provide systems ...More
    January 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • IDI LAUNCHES E-COMMERCE ENHANCEMENT
    Info Directions Inc. has announced OnlineBill for electronic bill presentment and payment. The software is designed to fully integrate with the CostGuard family of products. With OnlineBill, businesses and individual consumers receive electronic notification of monthly ...More
    January 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • TELE2, TANGO IMPLEMENT SAVERA’S WEB-BASED BILLING IN EUROPE
    Savera Systems, a developer of Web-based billing systems for the IP and telecom industries, recently debuted its Web-based interconnect and prepaid billing systems, InterCarrier and RealTime Prepaid, company officials said. Tele2 Europe and Netcom, a telephony provider in ...More
    January 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • INTEGRA INSTALLING PROXIMA BILLING SYSTEM
    Integra Telecom of Beaverton, Ore., has licensed Proxima System’s Mystral customer care and billing system. It is the first U.S. CLEC to use the billing system, which Proxima has spent 3 years developing. Integra has about 40,000 lines and offers local, long-distance and ...More
    January 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • FCC Order Tightens EEL Rules
    The Federal Communications Commission on Nov. 24 moved to shore up restrictions on the use of enhanced extended loops (EELs) until it can resolve the debate over whether IXCs can use EELs to bypass special access services offered by ILECs (see related story, Page 22). EELs ...More
    January 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • Bell Atlantic Mobile Tests CPP in Delaware
    Bell Atlantic Mobile, hoping to gauge how well customers accept calling party pays, tweaked its wireless mediation and billing system to launch a CPP offering in its Delaware test market Nov. 15. The carrier is offering CPP to residential and business customers in the 302 ...More
    January 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Unified Messaging: The Next Service Differentiator
    Unified messaging (UM) is a single inbox that allows for the storage and retrieval of voice, fax and e-mail through a telephone or Web-interfacing PC, smart phone or palmtop device. The service is designed to notify users when a message is received, and may provide a wide ...More
    January 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Financial Watch : Industry Cynical Over Partnerships
    It’s a well known fact that sheer numbers of strategic alliances, partnerships and relationships are announced day after day. “I am always amazed when I see companies with 50 to 60 strategic partners,” says Doug Ashton, senior VP for equity research at Jefferies and Co. ...More
    January 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • APEX, MOTOROLA AND VSYS PARTNER
    APEX Voice Communications, a provider of open-architecture computer telephony systems, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Motorola and Vsys, a provider of packet telephony software switching, to supply enhanced services and billing systems for their ...More
    January 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • SOLECT, IONA PARTNER
    Solect Technology Group, a developer of IP billing and customer care software, and IONA Technologies, a developer of e-business applications, recently announced a formal OEM agreement. Solect has been conducting extensive testing with IONA’s Orbix as the foundation for ...More
    January 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing