• FCC TO REVIEW AT&T FILING
    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Nov. 1 halted AT&T’s plans to increase its Universal Service Fund charge on residential phone bills from 99 cents to $1.50. The Common Carrier Bureau said it planned to examine the “reasonableness” of AT&T’s practice of passing on ...More
    December 1, 1999 Posted in News
  • Mark Mortensen, Lucent Technologies
    Since 1978, Dr. Mark Mortensen has held responsibilities for a wide variety of Bell Labs projects, including one of the first switched digital service networks, an SS7 network, and the overall architecture and technology roadmaps for Lucent’s Operations Systems Unit. He has ...More
    December 1, 1999 Posted in Articles
  • INVOICELINK LAUNCHES ACTIVEBILLS.COM
    InvoiceLink Corp., recently launched ActiveBills.com for ASP electronic bill presentment and payment. Partner NaviSite, Inc. will provide infrastructure and system management services for the service. Using the site, mid-sized billers can control invoice processing, payment ...More
    December 1, 1999 Posted in News
  • TELESCIENCES WINS $5.8 MILLION CONTRACT
    Telesciences Inc., a provider of real-time billing data collection and processing, fraud management and traffic management systems, recently signed a $5.8 million deal with Alcatel Telecom Norway AS. Under the contract, Telesciences will supply additional billing mediation ...More
    December 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • HOME ACCOUNT OFFERS CYBERBILLS
    Home Account Network Inc. recently added CyberBills to its suite of EBPP systems. The system is designed to handle bill management for consumers by aggregating electronic or paper bills. The systems lets customers can view and pay the bills online. ...More
    December 1, 1999 Posted in News
  • DERIVION SIGNS THREE
    Kissimmee Utility Authority, a Florida power company, Toronto reseller Futureway Communications Inc. and Mississippi reseller Unity Communications will use Derivion’s initBiller Internet billing service. The companies plan to use the system for bill presentment, payment ...More
    December 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • NUERA, TELEPHONY EXPERTS DEBUT IVR/BILLING PRODUCT
    Telephony Experts, a distributor of switching, IVR and real-time billing for multimedia networks, and San Diego based Nuera Communications Inc., a developer of IP telephony gateways and voice over frame relay access devices, announced Talking IP SQL—an IVR and billing ...More
    November 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • SCIENCE DYNAMICS, MIND INTEGRATE
    Science Dynamics Corp. and MIND announced the integration of the Science Dynamics Integrator C-2000(R) IP telephony gateway series and the MIND-iPhonEX(TM) VoIP billing system. Science Dynamics adopted the MIND API for real-time billing by implementation of MIND’s SDK ...More
    November 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • CHECKFREE LAUNCHES RECONCILIATION OFFERING
    CheckFree Corp. has debuted its Solution Series of reconciliation products designed to identify, manage, resolve and report financial exceptions. The suite combines the core matching engine of CheckFree Recon Plus and the report mining tools of CheckFree’s Storer product. ...More
    November 1, 1999 Posted in News
  • PORTAL ANNOUNCES INFRANET 6.0
    Portal Software Inc. debuted Infranet 6.0. The upgrade features real-time, transactional customer management and billing functionality across business operations. Version 6.0 is designed to allow next-generation Internet businesses to tailor CSR interfaces for branded ...More
    November 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing