Converting Customers to EBPP – Part II – Getting Down to Business

Editor’s Note: This, the second of two articles, addresses migrating consumers to electronic bill payment and presentment. See the PHONE+ September issue to read more about converting consumers to EBPP. E-billing, although not quite the norm, is catching on in the consumer market. Adoption can be attributed, in part, to subscribers growing accustomed to online […]


Posted: 3/2004 CONTRACTS & DEALS Boston Communications Group Inc. (bcgi), a provider of transaction processing solutions, has announced partnerships with ACI Worldwide Inc. and Nigerian Mobile Telecommunications Ltd. (MTel), part of Nigerian Telecommunications Limited. ACI, an international provider of enterprise e-payment solutions, has signed a multiyear agreement to integrate bcgis ATM Recharge with ACIs BASE24 […]

TMI Offers New Tariff Service, Expands Publications

Technologies Management Inc. (Booth 327), a regulatory consulting firm for telecommunications providers, now offers expanded publications to help carriers comply with state and federal requirements. Also new from TMI is Tariffs.net, which the company describes as a simple, convenient solution for telecom companies to post rates, terms and conditions on the Internet. The electronic posting […]

SunGard Changes Name

SunGard Mailing Services last month changed its name to SunGard Output Solutions (Booth 834). The company, founded in 1984, says its products and capabilities have come to entail much more than just hard-copy printing and mailing. The name, according to the company, is more "well- rounded" in describing both hard-copy mail and its full line […]

Drill Down

Posted: 9/2003 Drill Down Driving Enterprise E-Billing Adoption By Khali Henderson Electronic bill presentment and payment (EBPP) represents an invoicing nirvana for service providers seeking to reduce costs of printing and postage of thousands of monthly customer bills. For service providers serving commercial customers the benefits are compounded, because many statements of CDRs and management […]

Phone Plus Prepaid: Channel News

Posted: 6/2003 Channel News VendTek Launches Now Prepay Subsidiary By Tara Seals VendTek Systems Inc. has launched Now Prepay Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary specifically created to pursue electronic PIN distribution for the prepaid telecom market in Canada. Now Prepay’s mission is to join forces with point-of-sale terminal distributors and transaction processing organizations to integrate […]

EBPP Changes the Face of Scalability

Posted: 02/2001 EBPP Changes the Face of Scalability By Chris Garifo Ask about billing software and one of the first adjectives a vendor uses is "scalable." It’s an industry buzzword that stands out when it’s not used. Electronic billing development is changing subtly what "scalable" means and how it is important to a billing system. […]

Billing/OSS – EBPP Usage Has One Way to Go: Up

Posted: 01/2001 Billing/OSS EBPP Usage Has One Way to Go: Up By Chris Garifo Consumer adoption of electronic bill presentment and payment (EBPP) has been less then thrilling. While many industry experts shrug it off as a temporary state of affairs, at least one analyst says the viability of EBPP from consumers is flawed. "It’s […]

Thrive & Survive

Posted: 01/2001 Thrive & Survive E-procurement Presents New Efficiencies in Today’s Competitive Climate By Ed Bell and Jeff Trabaudo Many businesses seeking new opportunities in today’s world face operational challenges because of the rapid growth and changes caused from increased Internet usage. Managers are forced to find new ways to thrive and survive, as they […]

Trading Desk: Bid-Ask Market Reflects Accurate Prices

Posted: 12/2000 Bid-Ask Market Reflects Accurate Prices The rates listed below are actual offers to sell available on RateXchange Corp.’s (www.ratexchange.com) RateXmatch electronic trading system. The rates listed are offers to sell the specified capacity as of Oct. 19. The RateXmatch system is a continuous bid-ask market. As a result, the offers listed are accurate […]

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