Business Strategy

Insight from suppliers and partner businesses on best practices for making your business successful now and into the future during this time of channel transition.

 

EUR Partners with CPqD

EUR Systems has partnered with Brazilian telecom research and development firm CPqD Telecom and IT Solutions to offer CPqDs product portfolio as part of its business process outsourcing services. CPqD products available via EUR include Workforce Management, Outside Plant, Revenue Management, Wi-Fi Management and EasyVoIP. Between the two companies, customers can choose outsourcing, licensing, hosting […]

Azure Offers Hosted Revenue Assurance

Azure Solutions Ltd. announced a hosted revenue assurance product, Azure RA Bureau, at Billing and OSS World 2005. The solution is based on recent acquisition Connexn Technologies flagship product, Certo. Our vision of revenue assurance extends beyond traditional point solutions to include each and every network element where revenue leakage may occur, says John Cronin, […]

Billing Concepts, Webpay International Partner

Billing Concepts Inc. said today it is entering into a joint venture with Europes Webpay International AG to offer the new payment and billing service, Click&Buy, for online digital content in the United States. The companies made the announcement at the 2005 Billing & OSS World Conference in Philadelphia. The agreement will create the worlds […]

Telution, Microsoft Integrate Technologies

Telution Inc. said today at Billing & OSS World it has successfully integrated its COMX Order Management software with the Microsoft Customer Care Framework (CCF). The company says the combined solution will provide cable and telecommunications clients a more advanced approach to order handling and customer interaction management associated with complex services bundles, including IP-based […]

Exstream Introduces New Product Versions

Exstream Software introduced three new products at the Billing & OSS World Show in Philadelphia. First up is the fifth version of Dialogue, an enterprise infrastructure for building and deploying a companys personalized batch, real-time, and Web document applications. Exstream says produces communications from simple correspondence to complex statements. The latest version features more than […]

Consumers Want Deals, not Just Bundles, says CSG Survey

A survey of consumer interest in downloading content from broadband services has revealed that consumers will buy bundles of services only when those bundles offer them a discount on individual services and give them an opportunity to personalize their purchases. CSG Systems Inc., a provider of billing and management system software for broadband services, including […]

Qwest Taps New VP for QBPP

Jeff Clark has been named the new vice president for the Qwest Business Partner Program. Clark, who previously was vice president of small business sales, has traded jobs with former QBPP head Pat Lewis - a strategy employed by the ILEC’s Chairman and CEO Dick Notebaert to cross-train executives. Jeff Clark Lewis and Clark have worked […]

Global Crossing Expands Outside Sales Team

Global Crossing Ltd. is seeking to broaden its outside sales channels around the world after finding its services sold by independent reps are a good match for midsized enterprises with at least 100 employees. Global Crossing had aligned with 50 U.S. sales agencies heading into the spring, and the company was seeking about 25 more […]

Telkonet Gives Power to Resellers

Telkonet Inc. in mid-April plans to roll out voice functionality for its patented Telkonet PlugPlus commercial powerline LAN communications system. This enhancement will give its value-added resellers - namely ISPs, property management companies and some telcos - low-cost entrance into the telephone business serving multitenant offices and apartments. Ron Pickett, president and CEO of Telkonet, says PlugPlus […]

UNE-P Customer Exchange Launched

VoIP wholesaler Broadvox is creating an online exchange where telecommunications companies can evaluate UNE-P customer bases across the country to buy, sell or trade clients. The exchange will include an anonymous list of customer bases, and the potential buyer and seller would negotiate a private agreement after Broadvox has brought the two entities together. With […]

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