• ISM-BC PARTNERS WITH OBJECTSWITCH
    ISM Information Systems Management (B.C.) Corp. (ISM-BC), a Canadian information technology outsourcing provider, has partnered with ObjectSwitch Corp. The agreement will enable ISM-BC to use ObjectSwitch’s carrier-class, network-resident server technology designed to ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • BT IMPLEMENTS GENEVA
    ICL, a global IT services company that designs, builds and operates information systems and services for customers in the telecom market, recently completed the implementation of its Geneva billing system for British Telecom. The system will help enable BT to bill for new ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • DALEEN, METASOLV TEAM
    Daleen Technologies Inc. and MetaSolv Software Inc. have teamed to integrate their OSS. Together Daleen’s BillPlex system and MetaSolv’s Telecom Business Solution system intend to provide integrated communications providers (ICPs) with a platform for managing customer ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • FOCAL COM HAS NEW BILLER
    Focal Communications Corp. recently deployed its new, proprietary billing system. The system is integrated with Focal’s existing Invoice Domain service, an online Internet invoice viewer. The service adds the functionality of invoice viewing on the Internet. The system is ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • GTE TSI, EMBRATEL PARTNER
    GTE Telecommunications Services Inc. and Embratel, Brazil’s national communications provider, have partnered to provide roaming interoperability services to the Mercosur free-trade region in Latin America that includes Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and as an ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • JUST IN TIME INTROS NEW ‘PUBLISHER’
    Just in Time Solutions recently introduced QuickStart Publisher, so wholesale banks can publish electronic bills through the Spectrum electronic presentment and payment network. The program includes an initial fit analysis, implementation and testing with Spectrum. The ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News
  • MCIW’s bill arbitration process under fire
    A telco in December resolved a dispute over what it considered MCIWorldCom’s unreasonable rules for bill dispute arbitration. The company had asked the FCC to force MCIW to change those rules. An MCIW spokesperson defended the company’s dispute resolution policy after an ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • CERILLION SIGNS LETTER OF INTENT
    Cerillion Technologies Ltd. is about to get $5 million in funding from Granville Baird Capital Partners. The deal follows Cerillion’s management buyout of the Frost customer care and billing business from Logica in October 1999. The money will be used to continue ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Bills could simplify taxation of mobile calls
    For years, industry groups have complained about the confusion surrounding tax collection for wireless calls. Now, legislation recently introduced in both houses of Congress could simplify the complex world of wireless telecommunications taxation. States impose sales taxes ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • ACE*COMM AWARDED BELL CANADA CONTRACT
    ACE*COMM will supply Bell Canada with a telecom data warehousing and business support system based on its N*VISION mediation platform, company officials said. The system will support Bell Canada International and Bell Nexxia, an IP services company, in their international ...More
    February 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing