• EDS WORKING WITH RTP AND EMIS
    Research Triangle Park (RTP), and eMerging Information Systems Inc. (eMIS), will help Electronic Data Systems (EDS) provide systems integration and marketing. The partnership will help deliver eMIS’ billing and customer care system, eMCBS, as an integrated modular system ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Real-Time (All The Time) Operation Support Systems
    The appearance of next-generation, IP-based communication services and devices has become virtually an everyday event. With the charged atmosphere of the Internet, and the subsequent creation of the new economy, companies must develop new services that give them the all ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Cash Money on the Barrel:
    The Pivotal Role of A/R and Receivables in a Changing Billing World
    How quickly a company’s accounts are billed and collected usually means the difference between funding and floundering, or between expansion and erosion. Companies do not want shift funds within their organization to compensate for a poor days’ sales outstanding (DSO) or ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Middleware’s Momentum: Net2000 combines Linguateq and Vitria
    A year ago, if you asked a telecommunications company for an opinion on middleware, you would hear “costly,” “time-consuming,” and “unnecessary.” In a conspicuous shift in attitude, carriers are taking a hard look at middleware companies, especially EAI (Enterprise ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • Billing for Mobile Data and Content Services
    Billing for mobile services has never been simple, but at least in the old days it was mainly about voice minutes. Now—with the introduction of high-bandwidth 2.5G and 3G networks—mobile Internet access, m-commerce and content-enhanced, value-added services have introduced ...More
    June 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • PAYTRUST.COM, EDOCS PLAN E-BILLS PLATFORM
    Paytrust.com plans to combine its online billing service with edocs Inc.'s BillDirect Internet billing and customer management platform. Paytrust.com will allow for consumers receive, review, pay and organize all their bills online. BillDirect’s role will be to transform ...More
    May 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Inter-Carrier Billing Faces Uncertain Future: Industry experts discuss trends in carrier access billing
    They're boasting about it on their Websites. "ICG Collects Again: US West and Pacific Bell Pay More than $20 Million in Reciprocal Comp." "US LEC Receives Payment of $11.2 million From BellSouth." "ESpire Wins $14.2 Million from BellSouth For Past Due Reciprocal Comp." US ...More
    May 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • SEMA TO BUY LHS GROUP
    Sema Group will merge with LHS Group Inc., for $4.7 billion in fully diluted LHS stock. Sema shareholders will own 73 percent, while LHS shareholders will own 27 percent. LHS shareholders will receive 2.6 Sema shares for each LHS share, valued at $69.7. Officials from both ...More
    May 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • METROCALL TO INSTALL PRIMAL BILLING SYSTEM
    Metrocall, a paging and wireless messaging company, will license Primal's Connect CCB, a Web-based, convergent IP and wireless system designed to manage customers, orders and billing over the Internet. Under the terms of the three-year agreement, Primal will supply the ...More
    May 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • STRATOS TO BUY DATACOM
    Stratos Global Corp., a provider of wireless IP, data, and voice systems, plans to acquire Datacom Inc., a Lafayette, La.-based CLEC, for $65 million. ...More
    May 1, 2000 Posted in News