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Telco Charged with Trickery on Technology
Bell Atlantic is charged with failing to fulfill promises to bring DSL and other high-speed Internet access to the home.

telecommunications tax  the state's Department of Telecommunications and Energy (DTE), alleges that Bell Atlantic (then New England Telephone) achieved approval for price-based regulation by promising to develop enhanced cable and video services. The charges are disputed by Bell Atlantic and by a DTE commissioner who admit that the company made such representations in public statements about its plans, but that they were not tied to the eventual regulation. The complainants believe that Bell Atlantic misled Massachusetts

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CC&B for Telecommunications Industries

Customer care and billing (CC&B) solutions for telecommunications providers typically provide mediation; provisioning; retail rating and billing; reporting; financial systems; packages, discounts, and promotions characteristics; and billing for voice, data, content, and utility services.  

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BigMachines: Getting Bigger and Better - Part I


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telecommunications tax  companies, financial service providers, telecommunications, and  independent software vendors (ISVs ) have to manage contract renewals for customizable service and maintenance (S&M) contracts or subscription services. In addition, some manufacturers and distributors offer service and  warranty  contracts for configurable product and service offerings. To address these issues, BigMachines recently released  its Renewals solution within the BigMachines 9 platform  to streamline quoting of annuities, Read More

Enterprise Software: What to Expect When You're Expanding


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telecommunications tax  capacity and reliability of telecommunications networks, bandwidth parameters, and failure prevention measures are extremely important. In some countries it may also be helpful to understand the trends in infrastructure ownership and development strategies, data privacy and security practices, and the relevant law enforcement practices. Owing to its relative simplicity and global availability, cloud computing can be a very attractive technical proposition for expanding companies, but, in addition to the Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of June 11, 2012


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SmartStream Human Resources & Payroll


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