interconnect

 

AT&T Debuts Ultravailable Managed Services

AT&T Inc. this week unveiled new managed services that interconnect business sites in metropolitan and wide area networks for SMBs. AT&T Ultravailable Service Option 2 is meant to provide a more affordable ring access alternative, the company said. It also works for DWDM, which increases bandwidth over existing fiber-optic backbones. This means users can support multiple […]

IP Changes Rules of Interconnect Game

SINCE INTERCONNECTION accounts for a large portion of expenses and revenue for traditional wholesale carriers, the game of keeping these systems up-to-date and reducing complexity is well-known and played often. But as voice margins decline, operators are looking to deploy IP data services, like interactive gaming, music and videos, making for more dynamic and complex […]

Azure Launches Certo 2

Revenue assurance vendor Azure Solutions Inc. has unveiled Certo 2, the latest version of its automated, real-time platform for analyzing, detecting and correcting revenue leakage. The vendor said it already has two Tier 1 customers for Certo 2, which can be deployed as a managed solution or brought in-house. It interfaces with existing revenue-assurance applications […]

OSS, Billing Puts the Muscle Behind Successful Offerings

It may not be as exciting as ordering pizza with your television remote, but the back office and billing keep the communications market humming along much more effectively than a cheese with pepperoni ever could. OSS is the personal assistant to the diva, the blue-collar car factory worker behind the white collar advertising machine. Todays […]

Back Office

Revenue assurance may seem an innocuous process of making sure operators get paid for everything they deliver, but the reality is far darker. While systemic miscommunication in data collection and mediation, order-entry systems, rating and billing and other OSS components account for plenty of revenue leakage, carriers also need to think beyond technology and patrol […]

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, […]

deltathree Chooses WaveCrest as VoIP Interconnect

WaveCrest, a service provider in the U.K., today announced a direct VoIP interconnect deal with deltathree. The agreement allows wholesale VoIP provider deltathree to access WaveCrest’s worldwide termination capabilities, which include more direct call routes. it is essential that deltathree continue to expand its network to accommodate the growth in demand for our VoIP offerings, […]

Agilent Updates acceSS7 for Wireless Inter-Carrier Traffic

Aglilent Technologies Inc. announced at Billing and OSS World 2004 that its revenue assurance solution now allows local exchange carriers in the United States to ensure proper payment for use of their networks to carry wireless intercarrier backhaul traffic. The acceSS7 Interconnect Analysis also lets wireless operators validate interoperator bills from LECs and IXCs. The […]

Connexn Launches Certo

Connexn Technologies unveiled at Billing and OSS World 2004 this week a new platform for recouping operator revenue lost from billing and OSS errors.. Dubbed Certo, after the Latin for certitude, the cost and revenue assurance (CRA) software was rolled out with a series of three packaged applications for interconnect, wireless postpaid usage and wireline […]

Larsen, Patlan Address Strategic Relationships

With 25 years of telecom industry experience collectively, James Larsen and Robert Patlan will talk to agents about the importance of consulting and professional services during today’s Marketing Showcase workshop. Larsen is COO of NetGain Communications Inc., while Patlan is a network analyst and agent support manager for Voice Smart Networks. The session targets channel […]

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