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  • Telecom Bill Cramming Impacts IT's Bottom Line

    In June, the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) announced plans to propose new rules to increase transparency and disclosure on phone bills in order to help protect consumers from "cramming", the illegal addition of unauthorized fees onto a monthly phone bills.

  • Optimation scales back on utilities billing project

    Optimation’s Equip utilities billing software development has been put on hold, according to an industry source. The project was given a grant of $1.8 million from the Foundation of Research, Science and Technology in June, but now “the application is dead”, says the source. As a result contractors have been laid off and permanent staff redeployed.

  • Christmas cashflow shock for UBS providers

    A billing cycle realignment for Telecom's Unbundled Bitstream Service (UBS) is creating Christmas cashflow headaches for providers, with some saying they were not notified of the bumper bills by their account managers.

  • Billing becoming critical

    The major telcos in New Zealand and Australia are spending tens of millions of dollars upgrade and replacing their legacy billing systems.