• Wireless Taxation: From Middle Management Frustration to CEO Arrests
    Imagine this: You are the proud and industrious CEO of a growing company that offers wireline, wireless, Internet and paging services. You are in your office, taking a few minutes to catch your breath after a whirlwind meeting with your vice presidents, each of whom had ...More
    September 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • AMDOCS AND NARUS PARTNER
    Amdocs Ltd., an international provider of customer care, billing and order management systems, and Narus Inc., which performs semantic traffic analysis, will integrate Narus technology with Amdocs’ Ensemble end-to-end customer care and billing platform. The integration will ...More
    September 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • Billing and Discounting for IP QoS
    There are a lot of great things about IP networking technology. Quality of service (QoS) is not one of them. The reality is that commercial IP networks might never provide the same QoS found in circuit-switched networks. Does the lack of performance guarantees preclude IP ...More
    September 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • LOGICA LEADS CONSORTIUM
    Logica, an international computer consultancy, systems integration and software company, will lead software suppliers Adesso Software Inc., Group 1 Software and eDocs to offer an integrated approach for electronic bill presentment and payment. The consortium is aiming its ...More
    September 1, 1999 Posted in News
  • WINSTAR SIGNS WITH INFORMATION VIEW
    WinStar Communications Inc., purchased InformationView Solutions Corp.’s Cost of Access network cost management system. The system is an automated auditing tool that ensures that network access charges from other carriers are accurate. WinStar chose the software because of ...More
    September 1, 1999 Posted in News
  • Metered Billing for SMS Wireless Data Services
    Short messaging services (SMS) provide the first step into metered wireless data, a kind of preview to the numerous services soon to be available through mobile networks. By dangling SMS as bait, savvy carriers can attract users’ attention and hook them into more advanced ...More
    September 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • UNISYS WILL OFFER GENEVA
    Unisys, a provider of systems and implementations to the telecommunications industry and IP markets, has agreed with Cambridge-based Geneva Technology Ltd. (GTL), suppliers of Geneva billing software, to include Geneva in its portfolio of systems for the telecommunications ...More
    September 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • STAR CELLULAR SELECTS VOYAGER
    Star Cellular and Infotech Solutions Corp. (ISC) signed a three-year contract to use Infotech Solutions Inc.’s Voyager customer care and billing system. Voyager is a new generation billing system that performs convergent, real-time billing and customer care. Voyager ...More
    September 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • Billing mistakes: Carriers take direct approach
    When it comes to billing mistakes, you win some and you lose some, but it's the carrier that usually loses, according to industry experts. Take the case of several hundred thousand Bell Atlantic customers in New England who found an additional $15.42 tacked onto their phone ...More
    September 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • THREE SELECT ITDS
    Nextel Partners Inc., a digital mobile wireless service provider, signed a contract with International Telecommunication Data Systems Inc. (ITDS) to continue using ITDS’ billing and information management software through 2002. The software system includes customer care, ...More
    September 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing