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Swisscom deploys BICS crowdsourcing solution FraudGuard

Swisscom deploys BICS crowdsourcing solution FraudGuard

Written by on September 1, 2016 in Billing & Payments with 0 Comments

BICS, a global wholesale carrier for voice, mobile data and capacity services, today announced its global crowdsourcing-based fraud prevention platform, FraudGuard, has been deployed by Switzerland’s leading telecoms company, Swisscom. FraudGuard will help Swisscom secure its revenue streams and prevent fraud on its network. FraudGuard enables wireless operators, such as Swisscom, to proactively shield themselves […]

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Pitney Bowes tags Aria Systems for commerce platform

Pitney Bowes tags Aria Systems for commerce platform

Written by on August 23, 2016 in Billing & Payments with 0 Comments

Aria Systems, which helps enterprises grow subscription and usage-based revenue, today announced that Pitney Bowes has selected Aria’s cloud-based monetization platform as the key billing and monetization component of their new Commerce Cloud Platform. The Commerce Cloud enables speed and agility across the full commerce continuum, ranging from digital to physical, including: shipping and mailing, […]

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Netia picks Netcracker for end-to-end billing support

Netia picks Netcracker for end-to-end billing support

Written by on August 23, 2016 in Billing & Payments with 0 Comments

Netcracker Technology announced that Netia, one of Poland’s largest telecommunications service providers, has extended its partnership for support and maintenance services. These capabilities will enable Netia to bring innovative offerings to the market faster and provide greater visibility into end-to-end billing and revenue management operations. The extension also means that Netia has the option to upgrade […]

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T-Mobile, Sprint launch unlimited data plans in latest battle

T-Mobile, Sprint launch unlimited data plans in latest battle

Written by on August 19, 2016 in Billing & Payments, News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wireless providers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp on Thursday introduced revamped plans that offer unlimited data, as wireless carriers step up efforts to woo customers. T-Mobile said it will offer customers unlimited high-speed data starting at $70 per month for one phone that comes with DVD-quality video streaming. Those who […]

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Apple rolls out carrier billing in slow response to Google Play success

Apple rolls out carrier billing in slow response to Google Play success

Written by on August 19, 2016 in Billing & Payments with 0 Comments

Apple has launched carrier billing options in Japan, giving residents there an alternative to using credit or gift cards when making purchases from iTunes, Apple Music, or the App Store. At the moment the option is restricted to customers of local carrier KDDI, CNBCsaid. Purchases will automatically appear on person’s monthly phone bill. Apple introduced carrier billing to Taiwan […]

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Australian banks foiled in attempt to force payments app onto iPhone

Australian banks foiled in attempt to force payments app onto iPhone

Written by on August 19, 2016 in Billing & Payments, News with 0 Comments

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s anti-trust regulator on Friday said it would not grant the country’s three biggest banks interim approval to collectively negotiate with Apple Inc to install their own electronic payments applications on iPhones. Australia’s three biggest banks, including the number one lender National Australia Bank (NAB), last month lodged a joint application seeking […]

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Is billing swimming for its life, treading water or simply sinking?

Is billing swimming for its life, treading water or simply sinking?

Written by on August 11, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Opinion with 8 Comments

When things go quiet in any telecoms’ industry sector it’s usually a sign that something is either dying or about to undergo an extreme makeover. When it comes to BSS and billing, in particular, it is even more difficult to determine what’s really happening in the inner sanctum. Of course, the software vendors will tell […]

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What do butterflies and spaceships have to do with BSS?

What do butterflies and spaceships have to do with BSS?

Written by on August 9, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Opinion with 1 Comment

“I’m usually very cautious when it comes to analyst and press briefings that involve travel and hospitality. They often leave me with a feeling that I have been compromised in some way and that I need to produce something positive to show respect and thanks to the vendor involved. I’m told this anxiety wears off […]

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Billing and customer care also strategically important for energy retailers

Billing and customer care also strategically important for energy retailers

Written by on August 1, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Features with 0 Comments

As retail energy providers vie for leadership in competitive markets, a good billing and customer care operation has never been more vital. The latest research among competitive energy retailers shows that 70 percent see their billing and customer care solutions and operations as key enablers for their business strategies. Suppliers identify a wide range of business […]

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Three Ways Telcom Can Compete in the Digital World

Three Ways Telcom Can Compete in the Digital World

Written by on July 21, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Guest Blog with 1 Comment

Now that everything depends so heavily on connectivity, you would think the businesses that own the communications infrastructure would be on top of monetizing their connections. Instead, Telcos, largely in the communications service providers (CSPs) category, are being run roughshod by faster moving digital service players like Netflix, Skype, and WhatsApp, who are snapping up […]

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