• ACE*COMM UPGRADES MEDIATION
    Ace*Comm recently released Version 3 of N*Vision, its convergent mediation platform. The release has functionality and performance enhancements, including SS7 mediation, IP device mediation, generation of softswich billing records, real-time rating and wholesale generation ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • BILLING CONCEPTS MAJORITY OWNER OF PRINCETON ECOM
    Billing Concepts Corp. became the majority shareholder of privately held Princeton eCom with the purchase of $33.5 million in that company’s stock. The purchase ups Billing Concepts’ ownership to approximately 51 percent from 24 percent. The investment includes $27 million ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • XACCT, AMS TEAM
    Xacct Technologies Inc. and American Management Systems Inc. will jointly create customer care and billing systems to help convergent telecom providers deliver usage-based billing. The companies will combine the XacctUsage metering and mediation system with AMS’ systems ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Billing Q&A with Jim O'Neill
    Q—I’ve been hearing about new requirements for pooling telephone numbers and would like to know more about that subject. A—The subject is quite extensive, but I will try to condense it down to the essentials. First a little background. Historically, if a carrier (whether an ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • LHS, ALCATEL EXTEND CONTRACT
    LHS Group Inc. and Alcatel recently agreed to pursue wireless and wireline opportunities in mainland China in addition to its existing global partnership agreement. The companies will assemble a team to address billing and customer care opportunities at Alcatel’s subsidiary ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • ONLINE RESOURCES SELECTS HTI SYSTEM
    HTI Voice & Internet Solutions, a provider of Web and system integration technologies, will integrate Online Resources & Communications Corp.’s Internet bill pay system, the Opus Remittance Service, into HTI’s Internet banking system. HTI is implementing Phase II of its ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • TRISENSE LAUNCHES PAYSENSE
    TriSense Software Ltd. recently launched PaySense 3.0, a distributed architecture platform that now has modular toolsets for enhanced data extraction and bill layout capabilities. The platform also lays the groundwork for the introduction of a multi-model digital billing ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • E-Bills Gain Outsourcing Contingent
    Internet-only service bureaus are elbowing their way into online billing, but do they have the elbow grease to draw customers and drive up consumer adoption rates? Electronic billing, payment and presentment (EBPP), one of the most frenzied online scenes, is crowded with ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • FIRST UNION SELECTS DERIVION
    Derivion and First Union will provide EBPP to small and mid-size billers. First Union will leverage Derivion’s inetBiller service offering to deliver a turnkey electronic billing system supporting its strategy to provide Internet-based billing to companies. InetBiller ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • AMDOCS ENHANCES ENSEMBLE PLATFORM
    Amdocs plans to expand its Ensemble platform to support the Internet services environment. The enhanced platform is designed to support usage-sensitive and content-based rating, e-commerce billing and carrier-to-business settlement, quality of service monitoring, WAP and ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in News