Billing


  • INTERNATIONAL CARRIERS SELECTS PORTAL SOFTWARE
    Rapid Link Telecommunications will use Portal Software’s Infranet IPT for billing and customer care requirements over its international long-distance IP and switched networks. Infranet is designed to help Rapid Link offer multiple services and give the company the ability ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • FCC Issues Truth-in-Billing Guidelines New rules bring headaches to billing system developers
    When the Federal Communications Commission adopted its truth-in-billing guidelines April 15, one commissioner likened it to the death of liberty. “Truth is a common word in the language of repressive governments,” Harold Furchtgott-Roth told his fellow commissioners. “Where ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • CLEC HIRES CHA FOR BILLING
    New England Voice & Data will use several modules of CHA Systems’ Strategic Software for billing and service delivery. The modules automate data management in subscriber information, billing, collections, service orders, plant records, automated assignment, trouble ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • Case Study: AT&T Builds a Data Warehouse
    For the past three years, AT&T has been using a stand-alone credit and risk management data warehouse of critical data for its consumer sector. Sandy Hall, division manager for Credit & Accounts Receivable Management, and Ron Parks, Credit & Accounts Receivable Management ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Inter Domain Settlements in Multi-Service IP Networks
    Settlements between Internet service providers (ISPs) have never moved beyond the “bill and keep” peering model that evolved from the early days of Internet privatization. Informally, this means ISPs agree to terminate each other’s traffic without charge. At first, the ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • MANNESMANN CHANGES PLATFORM
    Mannesmann Mobilfunk GmbH recently chose Sun Microsystems’ platform for its new customer care and billing system. The system is now built on two Sun Enterprise 1000 servers running Solaris Operating Environment software. The systems are equipped with 56 processors each. ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • EXECUTIVE PROFILE Interview with Frank Semple, President, Williams Network
    After a three-year absence, Williams Communications’ network capabilities reemerged last year when it relaunched into the wholesale network business. Since then, Williams has used its extensive fiber-optic network-which the company says will expand to reach 125 cities ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • AUSTRALIAN BILLER ORDERS WORKOUT
    E-Bill Pty. Ltd. of Australia recently licensed the WorkOut Internet billing statement distribution system from @Work Technologies Inc. E-Bill will use the system to provide EBPP service to some of the largest telecommunications companies, utilities and financial service ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • Publisher's Letter Top 10 Telecommunications Industry Hot Buttons at Billing 99
    This being our TeleStrategies Billing ’99 show issue, it’s once again time to look at what’s hot in the telecommunications industry from a billing perspective. Last year this event attracted more than 3,000 telecommunications executives from more than 40 countries. This ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Data cleansing: What you don't know will hurt you
    Poor data hygiene? It’s not a dirty little secret: The nation’s telecom billing databases contain millions of names and addresses, many of which are redundant, incomplete or just plain wrong. Tracking subscribers as they move, marry, divorce, and change their identities, ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing