• Billing for ATM, frame relay and Finally IP
    Almost everywhere you look today, IP services are all the rage. Billing and mediation vendors are building convergent solutions in earnest, and service providers are touting their ability to deliver various types of traffic over IP and accurately bill for them. Yet even ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • WYSDOM SECURES $50 MILLION
    Wysdom Inc. recently received $50 million from private investors, which it will use to open sales, marketing and support offices around the world. Wysdom, a wireless ASP, provides infrastructure for dot-coms to communicate content and services with mobile customers. Its ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • STAPLES SELECTS INFO DIRECTIONS
    Staples Communications, a provider of telecom systems and local and long-distance network services, has implemented Info Directions Inc.’s CostGuard for its rating, billing and customer care system. Staples chose the system to support its growing customer base. ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • QUANTUM SELECTS USHA
    Usha Communications Technology will supply and implement Unicorn, its mediation, provisioning, customer care and billing system for Quantum Communications. Quantum and its service bureau customers will be able to register customers, provision and activate multiple services, ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • SIGMA, ARKIPELAGO TEAM
    Sigma Systems Group recently invested in Arkipelago Group, a network planning, design and inventory management software developer. Under the deal, telcos, as well as cable and Internet service providers, will have access to both the full suite of Arkipelago’s network ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • INFOZECH DEVELOPS FRAUD DETECTION
    Infozech has developed a system that can detect cellular fraud patterns in real time. It can also track usage and destination by billing entity, and is designed to let telcos curb cell phone misuse by tracking call activities on their network and interconnecting networks. ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • BT TO USE GENEVA BILLING
    British Telecom will use Geneva Technology Ltd.’s billing system, Geneva, for its Internet and multimedia services. BT is moving off its legacy billing system, which cannot process usage-based event records. Geneva’s service creation and mediation platform can create new ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Open APIs Mean Anything and Everything
    Ask billing vendors about the code for their application programming interfaces (APIs) and you’re likely to hear a declaration that it’s “open.” But how they define “open” affects the way you’re about to do business with them. APIs, which link OSS and billing components, ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • GLOBAL CROSSING LICENSES KENAN
    Global Crossing will use Lucent Technologies/Kenan Systems’ Arbor/BP software platform to bill international data, voice and Internet services for its multinational retail customers and other carriers. The billing system is designed to support multicurrency, multilanguage ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • Wireless Internet: Y2K Buzz and Billing Challenges
    The telecommunications industry’s answer to Woodstock this year would have to have been the February Annual CTIA Wireless show in New Orleans. You truly got the feeling at this show that we are on the verge of moving IP to the next level of the Internet and that you better ...More
    April 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing