• Endace Adds Netflow to NinjaProbe Appliances
    Endace Ltd, a provider of network traffic monitoring solutions, today announced that its NinjaProbe appliances can now generate and export NetFlow statistics. By building upon technology licensed from Sprint Nextel Applied Research & Advanced Technology Labs ...More
    September 10, 2007 Posted in News
  • Pack a Punch
    With Pure-Play VoIP resellers struggling to hang on in a market dominated by cablecos, attention has turned lately to the business model surrounding these virtual VoIP providers and the big margin punch the back-office can pack. A new crop of back-office enablers has ...More
    August 29, 2007 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • MVN-OH-NO?
    Amp’d Mobile Inc. is perhaps best known as the hipster virtual operator that makes 3G content and enhanced applications, such as social networking and Webmobile integration, its primary focus, hoping to capture the tech-savvy teen and twentysomething market. So when it ...More
    July 31, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Amp’d Out
    Well, it’s the end of a story which could tentatively be called “Behind the Minutes: Amp’d Mobile.” By all reports, Amp’d Mobile will likely cease operations Tuesday. Like a made-for-VH1 rock and roll tragedy, the once-cool MVNO has fallen onto disreputable hard times, ...More
    July 23, 2007 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • NGT to use CustomCall’s Webtop BPM
    New Global Telecom (NGT) will use CustomCall Data System Inc.’s Webtop BPM platform to provide secure, end-to-end bill processing and order management for their private label VoIP resellers, the companies said this week. NGT’s private label service targets VARs, ASPs, ISPs, ...More
    June 29, 2007 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Vercuity, Quickcomm Partner
    In a move that could herald a change in the TEM space, Vercuity Solutions and Quickcomm Software have partnered to help Global 2000 companies combine and manage their telecom services. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction is not a merger – ...More
  • Amp’d Goes Bankrup’d
    Down but not yet out: After 17 months of fast growth, hipster MVNO Amp'd Mobile filed a petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy late Friday night, blaming a lack of OSS/billing scalability for its troubles. To finance a back-end infrastructure overhaul necessary to maintain ...More
    June 4, 2007 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Criminal Minds
    TRADITIONALLY, SUBSCRIBER FRAUD has been defined as the problem of subscribers signing up for service they have no intention of paying for. But this seemingly simple (and credit-shattering) practice has ballooned into a delicate cat-and-mouse game of identity theft, illegal ...More
    May 31, 2007 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Buyer's Guide: Billing Service Bureaus
    ARIS Software 10681 Foothill Blvd., Suite 100Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730Phone: +1 909 980 1034Fax: +1 909 944 3995Toll-Free: +1 800 874 7749Contact: Richard J. Card, PresidentE-mail: rcard@arisinc.comWeb: www.billingteam.comCompany Type: Vendor — Manufacturers and Software ...More
    April 30, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Changing Gears
    “THE TELECOM INDUSTRY has been in transition ever since Alexander Graham Bell first gave us the telephone,” said Simon Beresford-Wylie, CEO of Nokia Siemens Networks, in a presentation at this spring’s CTIA conference. “But the last few years [have] been simply ...More
    April 30, 2007 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles