• EUR Customizes Global One’s Billing Platform
    Billing and customer care outsourcing service provider EUR Systems will provide France Telecom subsidiary Global One with a customized rating and billing system for its U.K. long distance service. EUR will build a wholesale billing platform for the carrier and its reseller ...More
    March 1, 2001 Posted in News, Billing
  • Integris to Support Wireless Software Start-up
    Integris, a systems integrator and infrastructure outsourcing company, will serve as an ASP and product reseller for Wireless Connect, a wireless software start-up. WireCon has developed Wireless Web Navigator, a program designed to deliver content to WAP-enabled handheld ...More
    March 1, 2001 Posted in News, Billing
  • US2, Crane Selects MaxBill
    United Support Systems (US2), a billing, customer care and operational systems provider, has selected MaxBill to support its next-generation outsourcing services. The deal, which includes a co-marketing agreement, is valued at about $1.2 million. Crane Telecommunications ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in News, Billing
  • Considerations for Outsourcing Revenue Assurance
    In this world of hybrid telecommunications companies, even a simple phone call can involve several kinds of carriers. The multi-level handoffs mean that carriers have to mediate and dispute more complicated combinations of revenue, billing and tariff data. And often they ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • Top Ten Reasons for an Unbundled IP Rating Engine
    The IP revolution keeps changing how we look at billing. Over the last several years, IP mediation devices appeared in the IP billing model as a separate entity. Today, here come IP rating engines with billing and rating unbundled. First, some background. IP services today, ...More
    September 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
  • E-Bills Gain Outsourcing Contingent
    Internet-only service bureaus are elbowing their way into online billing, but do they have the elbow grease to draw customers and drive up consumer adoption rates? Electronic billing, payment and presentment (EBPP), one of the most frenzied online scenes, is crowded with ...More
    March 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, Billing
    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
    Information Services International-Dentsu Ltd. (ISID) will deploy Sagent Technology Inc.’s customer relationship management outsourcing system. ISID, a Japanese application service provider, will use the system to offer customers Web-enabled functionality for managing and ...More
    December 1, 1999 Posted in News
    Proxima Systems, a developer of integrated customer management and billing software for telecom operators, and UniGlobal, a consulting company for systems integration to call centers, covering electronic commerce to ERP software, have teamed to offer consulting, integration ...More
    November 1, 1999 Posted in News
  • Ensuring the Hand-Off from Service Bureau to Print Bureau
    More hands in the pot can mean miscommunicated goals and frustration. What should telecommunications companies have in SLAs to eliminate surprises at the beginning and end of billing cycles? “The bill is not junk mail; it is your link to your customer, so you don’t want it ...More
    November 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Billing