• BUSINESSEDGE LAUNCHES DSL KIT
    BusinessEdge Solutions Inc. recently released its DSL Catapult kit. The kit integrates MetaSolv’s TBS order management and service fulfillment software with Daleen Technologies’ customer management and billing system, BillPlex, both of which are designed to support ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • AMDOCS NABS SOLECT
    Amdocs Limited will acquire Solect Technology Group Inc. for $1 billion in Amdocs shares or 6.9 percent of Amdocs’ enlarged, fully diluted share capital. The acquisition of Solect will create a full range of wireline, wireless, voice, IP and convergent services, company ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • Profile: CEO of Amdocs, Avi Naor
    For Amdocs, the cash cow was in the golden pages of the directory publishing industry. The Israeli company, headquartered in Chesterfield, Mo., got its start 19 years ago producing the yellow pages in an industry that totals $9 billion a year in the U.S. alone. When, in the ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • CELLCOM WILL USE ENSEMBLE
    Amdocs will implement its Ensemble customer care and billing system for voice and Internet services for Cellcom. Amdocs will provide Cellcom, which has about 1.5 million subscribers, with a convergence platform for wireless voice and data services, Internet and wireline ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • MCIWorldCom Deal Ends FCC Investigation
    When the FCC and the FTC issued that joint policy statement attacking deceptive 10-10 or “dial-around” advertising on March 1, MCIWorldCom stuck out like a sore thumb. Though it is far from the only carrier that uses misleading—or at least, unclear—wording when urging ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • COX TO LICENSE OSS MIDDLEWARE
    Cox Communications Inc. will license Sigma Systems Group’s ServiceBroker, an OSS and middleware platform. The system will be Cox’s core service mediation and provisioning system as it deploys broadband access and application services. ServiceBroker uses object-oriented API ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • SELECTSTAR LAUNCHES ANALYSIS TOOL
    SelectStar Inc. of New York introduced a bill analysis service for telecom providers that lets business customers view and analyze bills and usage data over the Internet. Offered on a service bureau basis, the system can be online in 60 days, company officials said. The ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • CTIG TO MERGE WITH CDS
    CTI Group Inc. will merge with Centillion Data Systems (CDS), an Indianapolis-based biller. The combined organization will provide billing and analysis services for telcos. CDS will have to divest itself of all businesses other than its billing business, and Centillion’s ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Next-Generation Interconnect
    Tomorrow’s interconnect systems will go beyond simply enabling one network operator to do business with another. They will have to be both metering tools and central decision support repositories for business planning. Deregulation, privatization and advancing technology ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • INFO DIRECTIONS, TMNG SHARE INFO
    Info Directions Inc. will adopt The Management Network Group Inc.’s (TMNG) proprietary Quality Billing Center (QBC) methodology to enhance Info Direction’s software applications. The QBC process model is a revenue assurance system that manages billing through its life cycle ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing