Billing


  • ADC Buys Saville
    ADC Telecommunications Inc., a supplier of carrier access equipment, has agreed to buy Saville Systems Inc. for $700 million, making Saville the latest biller purchased by a network hardware company. Stockholders at both companies must approve the deal. "ADC is looking to ...More
    July 8, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • June: Regulatory madness month
    The Federal Communications Commission in June surprised no one when it proposed rules for calling party pays (CPP). Although the decision will affect billing systems in ways few can predict, complying with CPP requirements will certainly lead to billing changes, if not ...More
    July 8, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • SWISSCOM SIGNS WITH INET
    Swisscom Mobile recently awarded a multi-million dollar contract to Inet Technologies, Inc. which includes the purchase of Inet's GeoProbe System. GeoProbe verifies Swisscom's critical signaling information that links the company to a network of its roaming partners. ...More
    July 8, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • PRO PLUS COMMUNICATIONS IMPLEMENTS COSTGUARD
    Info Directions, Inc. (IDI), announced that Pro Plus Communications, a Las Vegas multiservice telephony provider, installed IDI's CostGuard system to provide convergent rating, billing and customer care. Pro Plus Communications offers long distance, 1+, 800-, calling cards ...More
    July 8, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • USHA AND UNION TELEPHONE TEAM
    Union Telephone Company, a multi-service telecom company based in Mountain View, Wyo., recently awarded Usha Communications Technology a contract for the supply and implementation of an integrated mediation, provisioning, customer care and billing system. The contract is ...More
    July 8, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • Interview with John Little, founder and CEO, Portal Software
    Naming the company to reflect its position as a doorway between businesses and the Internet, John Little founded Portal Software in 1985. The company operated as what we now call a commercial ISP—the first of its type—a decade before infrastructure software came of age. ...More
    July 8, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • OPEN PORT TEAMS WITH RODOPI
    Open Port Technology Inc. and Rodopi Billing Software will provide ISPs with an add-on module for billing and management for IP LaunchPad, Open Port’s new Internet services creation platform. Rodopi is a completely web-enabled billing and management software suite for ISPs. ...More
    July 8, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • The Second Y2K Hurdle: What Happens When It's Time to Bill?
    In the midst of all the activity surrounding the millennium bug, most of the hype has focused on whether systems will be operational when the clock strikes midnight. But what about a month or two past that—or even a year? Billing and settlements will need to be reconciled ...More
    July 8, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • FCC: Better Get Ready for CPP
    The Convergys billing system lets wireless customers order CPP on an individual basis for a monthly fee from their carriers, says Brian O’Conner, director of information systems at Convergys. To make CPP work, a wireless carrier, in conjunction with the local exchange ...More
    July 8, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • LHS PROVIDES BILLING FOR RETEVISION, MOVIL MONACCO TELECOM
    Spanish telecommunications consortium Retevision Movil, S.A., of Barcelona, recently selected LHS Group Inc. and NET, (Norsistemas Endesa Telesoft), of Madrid to deliver a comprehensive billing and customer care system for it mobile telecommunications service, Amena. Under ...More
    July 8, 1999 Posted in News, Billing