• Locus Delivers New Speech Product
    Locus Dialogue, a developer of speech-enabled systems, recently began marketing a Spanish version of its Liaison speech portal. The system is designed to enhance call handling capabilities, and responds to voice commands or inquiries simultaneously in several languages. The ...More
    October 1, 1999 Posted in News
    Cybertel Communications Corp. officials said that it intends to acquire Telenomics. The acquisition will let Cybertel develop proprietary billing systems to market to other telecommunications companies. Details of the reorganization will be announced at a later date, ...More
    October 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • Lucent and Mind announce IP telephony billing system
    Lucent Technologies and Mind now have an IP telephony billing system which combines Mind’s IPhonEX billing system and Lucent’s PacketStar Internet Telephony System (ITS). The combined Lucent/Mind system is designed to let Internet telephony providers offer value-added, ...More
    October 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
    Lima, Peru-based Tele 2000, owned by BellSouth, chose LHS InfoCell Inc., a subsidiary of LHS Group Inc., to provide ConVerge as its point-of-sale system. The system is designed to streamline and automate the sales and activation process. Ernst & Young, a telecommunications ...More
    October 1, 1999 Posted in News
    Usha Communications, through a contract with Investcom Global Ltd., will supply its Unicorn billing and customer care system for the Spacefon Network in Ghana, company officials said. It also plans to install the Medusa Mediation and Provisioning Platform by October. The ...More
    October 1, 1999 Posted in News
  • Billing Q&A with Jim O'Neill
    Although the global wireless industry continues to grow through increased roaming agreements and wireless consortia, incompatible billing systems and signaling protocols, multiple roaming standards and multi-mode handsets continue to impede seamless global roaming. Efforts ...More
    October 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
    OSS developer Wisor Telecom Corp. and Call Technologies Inc., a provider of switch activation systems, in August announced plans to bring flow-through OSS technology to the telco market. By integrating WisorGate, an order management system, with Call Technologies’ Call ...More
    October 1, 1999 Posted in News
  • Telecom Technologies Adds LNP
    Telecom Technologies Inc. recently added LNP capability to the latest version of its Service Order Administration (SOA) system for wireless carriers. The system also now supports global title transition, includes fields for destination point codes and is presented on a ...More
    October 1, 1999 Posted in News
    Telcordia Technologies Inc. has formed an alliance with Hewlett-Packard Company to develop new network architectures for communications service providers. The new alliance will involve integrating Telcordia's next-generation operations support systems and call agent ...More
    October 1, 1999 Posted in News
    Dacom Corp., a Korean telco, selected Lucent Technologies-Kenan Systems Inc.’s Arbor/BP billing software to meet its integrated billing and customer management needs over its wireline, broadband and Internet communications services. Arbor/BP is designed to unify billing and ...More
    September 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing