Billing


  • BIRCH TELECOM SIGNS CONTRACT WITH BILLING CONCEPTS
    Billing Concepts has signed a contract for its Customer Access Billing System (CABS) with Birch Telecom. Birch will deploy the system for its operations in Kansas, Missouri and Texas, company officials said. The reports generated by CABS track records from the switch and ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • SRI LANKA ORDERS BILLING REFORM
    In an effort to make telephone bills less confusing, Sri Lanka’s billing regulators in Apri ordered Sri Lanka Telecom and other wireline providers to itemize cuatomer bills, according to a report from Agence France Presse. Telecommunications Regulatory Commissioner Rohan ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • HEWLETT-PACKARD CHOOSES PORTAL
    Hewlett-Packard Co. has selected Portal Software as a partner for customer management and billing software for its new hosted Commerce for the Millennium service, which intends to help service providers offer electronic commerce services to small-and-medium-size businesses. ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • CENTURYTEL WANTS REVERSE BILLING
    Wireless carrier CenturyTel wants the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) to make Ameritech-Michigan provide it with reverse billing as a part of an interconnection agreement, but Ameritech won’t hear of it. CenturyTel’s 60,000-70,000 wireless customers, who primarily ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • HP-TSD Discusses the Status and Future of SS7 Link Monitoring
    Andy Belcher’s got a pretty tough gig. As general Manager of Hewlett Packard’s (HP’s) Telecommunications Systems and NetMetrix divisions, it’s his job to combine his company’s Internet business with its telco expertise. Though, like everyone else, he can’t be sure exactly ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • ICG DEPLOYS ICMS
    ICG Communications has selected IBM’s Integrated Customer Management Solution (ICMS) customer care and billing system in its Colorado operations. ICG will roll out ICMS to its entire nine-state region by the end of the year. IGC’s new bills will have an overall billing ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • AT&T CHOOSES OFX BILLING OPTION
    Just In Time Solutions Inc. recently won a contract with AT&T for its software that creates open financial exchange (OFX) summary bills available to its consumer customers through consolidators such as home-banking Web sites, personal financial managers and Internet portal ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • Billing For Broadband Cable: Big Dollars, Big Decisions
    In some ways, cable companies have a leg up over telcos and ISPs, their communications industry brethren. Broadband coaxial cable allows for powerful service capabilities -- video, voice and data transported at high speeds via one wide channel, piped directly into homes. In ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • BELL ATLANTIC OSS TESTING RESULTS IN
    The Bell Atlantic OSS interconnection test results are in, and how well the RBOC performed depends on whom you ask. Bell Atlantic, which cannot enter the long distance market until it satisfies the Section 271 requirements under the Telecommunications Act of 1996, declared ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in News, Billing
  • Inside the Billing System Selection Process
    The dynamics in today’s telecom industry have service providers, large and small alike, outgrowing their billing systems faster than a teenage boy outgrows a favorite pair of jeans. With so many vendors on the market and direction of the next growth spurt unpredictable, ...More
    June 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing