X
Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.
Get free sample report

Compare Software Solutions
Visit the TEC store to compare leading software solutions by funtionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.
Compare Now
 

 broadband providers


WorldCom SPRINTs, Nokia/Visa Pays Bill, & Service Providers Gear for Wireless Tsunami
Ready for another Internet Tsunami? Broadband and Wireless ubiquitous infrastructures are coming into place at a rapid rate. Digital Business Service Providers

broadband providers  a third tier of broadband and wireless data services, as well as applications providers for the Internet means these service providers will have a leg up as the network expands through rural U.S., as well as in the smaller cities. Proxicom, for example, has recently forged (February 10, 2000) a strategic alliance with wireless applications provider Aether Systems, while Puma technologies has teamed with Agency.com. Both team-ups are directed at building infrastructures that are tailored to hand-held

Read More


Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

Get free sample report
Compare Software Solutions

Visit the TEC store to compare leading software by functionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.

Compare Now

Customer Care and Billing (CC&B)

Customer care and billing (CC&B) solutions typically support providers of utilities, telephony, cable, or other services providing companies. CC&B software includes functionality for mediation, provisioning, rating, reporting, financial systems, and billing for voice, data, content, and utility services. 

Evaluate Now

Documents related to » broadband providers

Broadband: A Modern Means of Internet Access


Broadband Internet subscribers have a choice between DSL or cable systems. Providers of each system must meet the particular billing challenges raised when offering such services. Each system has areas of potential revenue loss, and billing system strategies must take these into account in order to reduce the risks.

broadband providers  Means of Internet Access Broadband Internet subscribers have a choice between DSL or cable systems. Providers of each system must meet the particular billing challenges raised when offering such services. Each system has areas of potential revenue loss, and billing system strategies must take these into account in order to reduce the risks. Read More

Business Agility for Communication Service Providers: A Few Simple Steps Are a Great Way to Start


In today’s market, customers have no patience for companies that let their size and complex product lines slow them down. The challenge for communication service providers (CSPs) is to leverage their size and complex service offerings to keep pace with competitors. Discover how a next-generation configuration solution can provide you with the tools and the service agility you need to meet and exceed customer expectations.

broadband providers  Net Neutrality to establish broadband networks that can accommodate all kinds of equipment, all modes of communications, and all types of content, sites and platforms. In addition, the debate over the regulatory approach to competitive access to the last mile of fixed line service continues. These trends add up to a tough environment for communications services providers. In response, they must find ways to stand out from the competition with more innovative and differentiated products and services that Read More

Razorfish Wants to Get its Name Out on Broadband


Razorfish is positioned to expand, but at what price? Razorfish faces challenges in organization, image, and perceived capabilities. How well Razorfish succeeds in overcoming these challenges will determine how much it will grasp the very lucrative opportunities of the DBSP market.

broadband providers  the importance of the broadband and wireless market. This market is exploding in Europe faster than in the U.S., and will no doubt (probability 98%) be the same in Asia, though economic development has been slower there in general, ignoring pockets like Hong Kong and Singapore. It further recognized that the U.S. was well ahead in another area - that of business-to-business and business-to-consumer (B2B and B2C). Hence it became clear that having a presence in these two market places would provide it Read More

Digital Business Service Providers Series: Market Overview


Today’s Digital Business Service Provider (DBSP) market is a complex of interrelated services and provider capabilities. This article traces the history of the service providers, and explains how each arose at points when markets developed around particular core technologies. The historical evidence suggests something about future planning for new technologies and developments.

broadband providers  taxation services to wireless, broadband and Bluetooth product support. The wealth of services that existed in the physical realm will to a large extent be transformed to online businesses. The partnering approach will play a heavy part in tomorrow's service provider world, and partnerships should be taken into account when selecting the service provider. Digital Business Service Providers - A Current Taxonomy Based on the discussion above, the current set of digital business service providers divides Read More

UMA and 2G/3G Femto Cell Deployment


Mobile and Internet technologies are now the de facto standards for daily communication. Service providers take the opportunity to launch innovative solutions. One such is femto cells: small base stations and access points providing last-mile access and better coverage in densely populated areas. Learn about the differences between unlicensed mobile access (UMA) and second generation/third generation (2G/3G) femto cells.

broadband providers  and 2G/3G Femto Cell Deployment Mobile and Internet technologies are now the de facto standards for daily communication. Service providers take the opportunity to launch innovative solutions. One such is femto cells: small base stations and access points providing last-mile access and better coverage in densely populated areas. Learn about the differences between unlicensed mobile access (UMA) and second generation/third generation (2G/3G) femto cells. Read More

SAP Business Transformation Study: DIRECTV


DIRECTV is one of the largest broadcast satellite providers in the US. Faced with increased competition, the company decided to transform its supply chain by synchronizing its material requirements with its main equipment providers and automating its return materials authorization (RMA) process. With the help of SAP Solutions and Services, DIRECTV has improved its processes and reduced nonqualified returns by 20 percent.

broadband providers  Business Transformation Study: DIRECTV DIRECTV is one of the largest broadcast satellite providers in the US. Faced with increased competition, the company decided to transform its supply chain by synchronizing its material requirements with its main equipment providers and automating its return materials authorization (RMA) process. With the help of SAP Solutions and Services, DIRECTV has improved its processes and reduced nonqualified returns by 20 percent. Read More

IBM Announces the Release of DB2 Universal Database Version 7


IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced the release of DB2 Universal Database Version 7, with a new pricing structure for application service providers (ASPs), support for customer relationship management (CRM), and an incubator program for e-business applications to help emerging companies get up and running on the Web.

broadband providers  Announces the Release of DB2 Universal Database Version 7 IBM Announces the Release of DB2 Universal Database Version 7 M. Reed and A. Turner -May 8, 2000 Event Summary In the April announcement IBM stated that this reinforced its commitment to data management leadership and introduced DB2 Universal Database Version 7 - the most powerful solution of its kind in the industry, and, in most cases, at a third the price of Oracle. IBM continues to invest in new hiring programs, product development, and Read More

Food Distribution Vertical Industry Brief


Food giants and technology providers work together to improve the efficiency of food processing, and storage and distribution operations, so that food products can be harvested, stored, and moved to the dinner table quickly and at less cost. This vertical brief focuses on specific issues within today's food distribution industry, explaining how IT solutions can help food distributors improve efficiency and reduce overall costs that drive up profits in an extremely competitive, low margin business.

broadband providers  Distribution Vertical Industry Brief Food giants and technology providers work together to improve the efficiency of food processing, and storage and distribution operations, so that food products can be harvested, stored, and moved to the dinner table quickly and at less cost. This vertical brief focuses on specific issues within today's food distribution industry, explaining how IT solutions can help food distributors improve efficiency and reduce overall costs that drive up profits in an extremely Read More

How Background Screening Can Protect Small Health Care Providers and the Patients They Serve


With the recent economic recession, small business owners who providing health care services have undertaken steps to reduce unnecessary overhead and expenses. But health care providers recognize the importance of carefully vetting their employees before trusting them with the welfare of their patients. This industry brief outlines the risks that arise from bad hires and how careful background screening can mitigate those risks.

broadband providers  Background Screening Can Protect Small Health Care Providers and the Patients They Serve With the recent economic recession, small business owners who providing health care services have undertaken steps to reduce unnecessary overhead and expenses. But health care providers recognize the importance of carefully vetting their employees before trusting them with the welfare of their patients. This industry brief outlines the risks that arise from bad hires and how careful background screening can Read More

On-demand Product Life Cycle Management: Not Just for Small to Medium Businesses Anymore


Product lifecycle management (PLM) is set to transition to an on-demand model. On-demand models are quicker and cheaper to deploy, but software providers must gain user enterprises' trust before on-demand PLM really takes off.

broadband providers  demand Product Life Cycle Management: Not Just for Small to Medium Businesses Anymore Background Software-as-a-service (SaaS) is gaining momentum. In accordance with this trend, the product lifecycle management (PLM) market is set to follow the path of customer relationship management (CRM) in an aggressive transition from large, expensive software implementations to the utilization of on-demand SaaS. According to AMR Research , small to medium businesses (SMB) spent $2.1 billion (USD) on PLM-related Read More

10 Questions to Ask Your Hosted IP PBX Provider, before You Sign a Contract


Signing up for a hosted IP PBX provider is like signing up for cable TV; providers want to lock you into a long-term contract at terms that give them the most profit, while you just want to get the service and features you need at the lowest possible price. The key to avoiding a contract with more—or less—service than you need? Ask the right questions. Find out what you should ask before signing on the dotted line.

broadband providers  solutions system voip | broadband business providers | broadband connection | business broadband solution | business ip phone | cable provider | contract termination | hosted pbx | ip call | ip communications | ip pbx | ip phones | ip provider | ip softphone | ip solutions | ip telephone | ip telephone service | pbx phone system | pbx system | pbx systems | phone ip | phone provider | small business phone system | solution voip | telephony ip | téléphonie ip | voip information | voip pbx | voip Read More

Application Software Outsourcing: Buyers Are Seeking More Expertise from Providers


In a previous blog post, based on TEC’s outsourcing selection criteria, I summarized 6 types of experiences that a buyer should consider when choosing the best provider for application software outsourcing projects. Since then, my interest has been raised to the level of taking a further look into outsourcing buyers’ requirements for their potential providers’ expertise in a real selection process

broadband providers  Software Outsourcing: Buyers Are Seeking More Expertise from Providers In a previous blog post , based on TEC’s outsourcing selection criteria, I summarized 6 types of experiences that a buyer should consider when choosing the best provider for application software outsourcing projects. Since then, my interest has been raised to the level of taking a further look into outsourcing buyers’ requirements for their potential providers’ expertise in a real selection process. Thanks to TEC’s Read More

How Analytics Can Drive Communications Service Providers to Gain a Competitive Edge


Analytics has moved from the specialty of a dedicated few to a necessity for groups of business professionals to do their job. This white paper considers the use of analytics and business intelligence (BI) for improving decision making in the telecommunications industry. It also examines the benefits of prebuilt analytic applications for achieving this objective across functions in a telecommunications organization.

broadband providers  Analytics Can Drive Communications Service Providers to Gain a Competitive Edge Analytics has moved from the specialty of a dedicated few to a necessity for groups of business professionals to do their job. This white paper considers the use of analytics and business intelligence (BI) for improving decision making in the telecommunications industry. It also examines the benefits of prebuilt analytic applications for achieving this objective across functions in a telecommunications organization. Read More

Healthy Savings for Aurora Healthcare: Capital Asset Lifecycle Management


Like many health care providers, Wisconsin (US)-based Aurora faces pressures to improve care quality, while monitoring its bottom line. Asset optimization remains elusive for most such enterprises, but Aurora devised a plan to use a centralized service management call center to facilitate service requests, and dispatch resources. Aurora was thereby able to attain higher efficiency, and still strengthen service levels.

broadband providers   Read More