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Softswitch by the Slice

For carriers, delivering facilities-based VoIP can be an expensive yet QoS-enabled proposition involving building out an expensive core network design, or it can be bare bones, relying on limited infrastructure to deliver best-efforts service. Until recently, it was either-or. Now, a virtual network model has burst on the scene, giving smaller players access to the […]

eCHANNEL: Shoppers Pig Out on Prepaid Rewards

Posted: 10/2002 Shoppers Pig Out on Prepaid Rewards By Tara Seals PHONEHOG LET’S ITS 2.1 MILLION CUSTOMERS pig out on prepaid long-distance minutes. It’s no all-you-can eat plan; the calls are free through this innovative online rewards program. Phil Nadel PhoneHog members receive a free prepaid calling card via e-mail when they join, and can […]

All-You-Can-Eat Billing is  Less Filling

Posted: 08/2002 All-You-Can-Eat Billing is  Less Filling By Julian Thomas THESE DAYS SERVICE PRICING is limited to what most service providers know and understand: flat-rate pricing. It makes it easy on the process side. Sign up a customer, then bill monthly, regardless of activity level. It makes for what could be a long-running revenue stream. […]

All-You-Can-Eat Long Distance

Posted: 01/1999 All-You-Can-Eat Long Distance By Jennifer Knapp William Ervine, President of San Diego-based USA Talks.com, said it best after his company was nominated in November 1998 as a finalist for the "Most Innovative New Product" Award from Connect, the University of California, San Diego Program in Technology and Entrepreneurship: "We are confident our long […]

All-You-Can-Eat Long Distance

Posted: 12/1998 All-You-Can-Eat Long Distance By Jennifer Knapp William Ervine, President of San Diego-based USA Talks.com, said it best after his company was nominated in November 1998 as a finalist for the "Most Innovative New Product" Award from Connect, the University of California, San Diego Program in Technology and Entrepreneurship: "We are confident our long […]

Pinning the Tail on the Donkey

Posted: 01/1998 Pinning the Tail on the Donkey LEC/CLEC Billing in a Destabilized Telecom Environment By Debera Bell-Beam Traditionally, local exchange carrier (LEC) billing has meant local carriers bill on behalf of long distance carriers. Billing information–generally forwarded from a clearinghouse to the LEC–must be appended to an address and a physical location controlled by […]

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