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Top 10 Reasons to Replace Your Telecom Billing System

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If you are like most of the telco companies we talk to, billing is a huge challenge.  It's also one of the most crucial aspects of any business.  If you can't send invoices out to customers, you won't get paid.  If you're not charging enough for your services, you lose money.

We have spoken with service providers of all sizes in an effort to learn more about common billing pain points and frustrations.  Based on their feedback, here are some of the top reasons telcos look for a new billing software vendor.
Top 10 Reasons to Replace Your Telecom Billing SystemConsolidate disparate systemsEliminate the swivel chair problem.Reduce duplicate data entry.Improve operational efficiencies.Decrease potential for input error.Remove limitations of your product catalogEnable bundling of different products.Set discounts for products.Use promo codes.Set individual price levels.Speed up the quote to order processQuote items are pulled from live product catalog.Electronic signatures …

Telecom Billing Vendors Checklist

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Looking for a telecom billing system vendor?   Our software was built from the ground up by a team of telecommunications professionals.  We prioritized flexibility, functionality and scalability during the development process.  We continue to add new features in effort to make TimelyBill the best OSS on the market.

Related article: Things to Look for When Selecting a Telecom Billing Software Vendor
Finding a billing vendor can be a daunting task. But here's why TimelyBill is the right choice for your telco billing needs.OSS / BSS CapabilitiesTimelyBill   Telecom industry expertise ✔   End-to-end solution ✔   Competitive pricing ✔   Open APIs ✔   Convergent product catalog ✔ Quote to cash ✔   Fast accurate rating and billing ✔   Cloud-based ✔ Liberated Data ✔   Integrated telecom tax engine ✔ True commissioning ✔   Customer and agent portals included ✔ SSAE 18 (SOC 1) Type 2 Certified ✔   US based development and support ✔
We pride ourselves on being a customer-centric organization.  In effort t…

Things to Look for When Selecting a Telecom Billing Software Vendor

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Billing for telecom is a complicated process. If accounts and services are incorrectly billed, it can lead to lost revenue. The ability to produce both accurate and timely invoices is paramount. The software platform you select should be able to produce precise billing information every-time.

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A robust telco billing platform will have other important back-office processes integrated as well.
Here are some key telecom billing features to look for:Infrastructure and Security – Look for a system that prioritizes up-time and security. For example: hardware redundancies, fail over clusters, off-site back-ups, firewalls, SSL and VPNs.

Customer Experience – Reduce customer frustration by finding a billing platform which includes an integrated web portal. Customers can access online bill presentment, account summaries and usage history. The portal should allow secure payment methods, with the ability to set autopay. An integrated help desk/tr…

Create Masterpiece Invoices

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TimelyBill allows communications service providers to define, generate and print an unlimited amount of invoice styles.

Learn more about our telecom invoice printing services.