Comverse to Acquire CSG Systems GSS Division

Comverse Inc., which develops platforms to enable value-added services in telecom networks, is buying the GSS Division of back-office company CSG Systems International Inc. for $251 million in cash.Comverse says the combination of GSS, which makes software-based billing solutions, with Comverses Real-Time Billing group, means it can target the emerging converged billing market, serving wireless, […]

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VAPPS RELEASES HYBRID CONFERENCING PLATFORM Audio conferencing systems provider Vapps has upgraded its Conference Bridge 1000 platform. The device now accommodates hybrid technologies; this means if the Internet connection goes down, the platform automatically switches from IP to the TDM. The CB1000 is SIP-enabled. It supports up to 18,000 conference participants in multiple simultaneous conferences, […]

CSG Provides Standalone Roaming Module

Customer care and billing provider CSG Systems has released a standalone Roaming Module for mobile operators. CSG has offered roaming as part of its billing engine, Kenan/BP, but by un-coupling it the module now can be updated quickly as new standards become available. It also includes built-in rating capabilities and the ability to configure the […]


The article, Curtain Call: Bill Presentation Critical to Good Reviews for Customer Relations, in PHONE+ May 2005, Pages 50-52, misidentified an image of a sample bill from CSG. PHONE+ apologizes for the error.

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 […]

CSG Systems Enhances Data Mediation

CSG Systems announced at Billing and OSS World 2004, an update of its data mediation product which now supports the latest Oracle database, handles WLAN and PacketCable records and adds open-standards APIs to communicate with other applications throughout the enterprise, such as rating and content management. The new APIs allow active communication, so mediation can […]

Phone Plus Prepaid: Products

Posted: 9/2003 Products SIMPLIFIED RELEASES SIMPLIFIED VENTANA 2.0 Simplified has released Simplified Ventana 2.0, an upgrade to its flagship communication services platform that integrates real-time financial, network and services management capabilities for prepaid and postpaid voice and data services. The platform comprises several tool sets that enable carriers to configure and modify rate tables, route […]

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