TEMIA Elects Board, Ratifies Ethics Code

The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association (TEMIA)
elected new members to its executive board and ratified a code of ethics at its
annual meeting June 21.

TEM Industry Association Expands

The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association (TEMIA) today announced that five new companies have joined the group. More new member signings are expected with recent program expansion and a reduction of membership fees that TEMIA says demonstrates its financial strength. The TEM market is growing as more organizations learn about the opportunity to improve supply […]

Carrier NDAs Threaten TEM Providers

With telecom expense management providers uncovering millions of dollars in billing errors, overcharges and redundancies, it was only a matter of time before carriers would try to shut them out of the mix. Although carrier contractual language has been making stipulations about third-party involvement for years, TEM providers are reporting an increase in restrictions made by carriers, therefore incapacitating them and stifling their customer relationships.

Selling in a Slowdown: Agents Help Customers Control Telecom Spend

As the economic forecast predicts more doom and gloom, customers will want to take control of their telecom spend. AOTMP’s Telecom Expense Management Market Landscape from Fall 2007 found that 71 percent of enterprises are seeking to reduce their telecom expenses. And, Gartner estimates that the TEM market generated revenue of approximately $600 million in […]

TEMIA Warns Businesses of Mobile Unlimited Flat-Rate Offerings

The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association (TEMIA) has issued a warning to corporations against new unlimited flat-rate cellular plans. The plans, recently announced by Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T, offer unlimited wireless voice and data plans at a fixed price. The association warns corporate mobile users of false savings. While certainly offering a fixed budget amount, […]

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