• Global Roaming Initiatives make Progress
    While customers have been able to roam within their home countries, and in some cases a few neighboring ones, the goal of making a wireless call from anywhere on the planet and having that call be reconciled and billed for accurately still eludes most carriers. A number of ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • SAVERA, 4T SOLUTIONS PARTNER
    Savera Systems Inc. and 4T Solutions have partnered under a financial and technical agreement. The partnership has dedicated resources to developing APIs to ensure that the Savera InterCarrier system and the 4T Solutions mediation device are compatible. ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • INTEGRITY TO INSTALL APTIS SOFTWARE
    Integrity Online, a Jackson, Miss.-based ISP, will install Aptis Inc.’s TotalBill 3.0 billing system. Integrity will use the billing system to streamline customer service and increase operational efficiencies. TotalBill 3.0 is designed for Internet and data service ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • CPNI rules in limbo: Carriers use own interpretation to comply with Section 222
    Although the FCC’s rules for customer proprietary network information (CPNI) are in limbo after being shot down Aug. 18 by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, carriers must still abide by rules outlined in Section 222 of the Telecom Act that protect customer privacy. ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • IBASIS, BELLE SYSTEMS TEAM
    iBasis Inc., a provider of international Internet telephony, and Belle Systems A/S, will create a platform for advanced, value-added VoIP services, including comprehensive pre- and post-paid services and unified messaging. As part of the agreement, iBasis will deploy Belle ...More
    March 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
    March 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • DIVA, DST INNOVIS PARTNER
    Diva, a provider of video-on-demand systems for the cable television industry, and DST Innovis, will implement DST Innovis’ DDP/SQL video-on-demand billing interface at Charter Communications’ cable system in Gwinnett, Ga. The DST Innovis billing interface automatically ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Revenue Assurance for the Data Communications Stream
    Revenue leakage can happen at many points along the winding route of the communications stream. Technical hurdles, difficulties in providing end-to-end service and inaccuracies in billing are just a few tributaries where revenue can be diverted from profit pools. Without ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • JITS DELIVERS DTD
    Just in Time Solutions Inc. has delivered the document type definition (DTD) for the eXtensible markup language (XML) representation contained in the Interactive Financial Exchange 1.01 specification. The IFX 1.01 specification, recently released by the IFX Forum for public ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • CHECKFREE DEBUTS TRADING TOOLS
    CheckFree Investment Services, a provider of automated investment management, trading, portfolio performance and reporting systems used by money managers and financial advisors, recently launched new tax-aware trading tools in the CheckFree APL and APL WRAP systems. The ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing