Agents Steamed Over Trinsic Bankruptcy Fallout

The post-Trinsic-bankruptcy plot thickens. And if it werent for the fact that were talking about telecom, the story would sound an awful lot like a soap opera. It all started in February, when Trinsic Inc., the former Z-Tel Technologies Inc., filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy. After much back-and-forth, private equity firm Platinum Equity LLC landed Trinsics […]

Survey Says: Were Not Prepared for New Services

Cramer, the Amdocs OSS division, has released the results of a survey that asked 100 executives from wireline and wireless service providers about their OSS. The results identified a need to modernize their existing systems to reduce time to market for new services, improve data accuracy and more. For example, only a small percentage of […]

Sigma Dual Platform Reduces Network Headaches

Sigma Software Solutions today unveiled a dual customer care and billing platform that helps VoIP wholesalers and resellers networks better work together. The twin package of Sigma OmniCare for VoIP Wholesalers and OmniCare for VoIP Resellers manages customer, order and revenue information on the same platform across multiple service partners. Because provider partners often run […]

Carrier Channel: Fiscal Fallout

Posted: 5/2003 Fiscal Fallout By Dr. Judy Reed Smith and Taher Bouzayen Bankruptcies Have Lingering Impact on Wholesale Long-Distance MarketsUntil 2004, the wholesale long-distance market is anticipated to decline as a result of shrinking wholesale voice minutes and revenue. However, after 2004, the steady demand for wholesale data, including IP, will fuel the growth of […]

Is Local Victor After Long Distance’s Fallout

Posted: 12/1999 Is Local Victor After Long Distance’s Fallout? Part One of Two By Jill Collins As agents diversify into local services to compensate for shrinking margins in long distance, they are finding this market is not an easy nut to crack. A steep learning curve and provisioning woes are among the primary challenges. Most […]

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