SLASH YOUR COMPANY'S TELECOM EXPENSE — WITHOUT CUTTING SERVICE!
Statistics reveal that many telecommunications companies have more than a 30 percent error rate on the monthly bills they send to customers - and may be overbilling their customers by thousands of dollars each month! That's why if overseeing your company's telecom expenditure is part of your work, “Telecom Audit” is the book you need to neutralize those discrepancies - and dramatically reduce your business's overhead without reducing service.
Written with insight by a noted telecommunications expert, “Telecom Audit: A Complete Cost-Reduction Strategy for Your Corporate Telecommunication Bills” takes you step by step through the processes that will help you analyze your existing and potential systems, identify excessive charges, and act to minimize cost. With “Telecom Audit,” you'll learn to:
- Assess bills to find out if you're overpaying
- Conduct ROI analyses for your communications systems
- Negotiate with service providers and vendors for the best prices
- Find costs in other areas to justify your technology expenditure
- Locate the right technologies and vendors to match your business's unique needs
- Grasp the effects of deregulation, taxes, tariffs, and parallel technologies on your bottom line
- And much, much more!
Perfect for all IT and financial professionals charged with implementing telecom systems at their companies, “Telecom Audit” helps you maximize the efficiency and ROI for your telecom expenditure, whether your network runs around the block — or around the world.
Phone systems, service, data networks, and the Internet are critical pieces of any companys communications. And most IT professionals dont understand the effects of deregulation and parallel technologies on the bottom line.
Telecommunications companies have more than a 30% error rate on their billing each month. There are only about 4,000 telecom consultants in the country who do nothing but find errors on bills. The economy seems to be crying out for just this type of study.
This work explores the various technologies in terms of cost and ROI, sets up some case studies to solve real communications issues, offers cheap ways to meet bandwidth requirements, looks at the players in the marketplace in terms of technology as well as cost, explains what a tariff is and how it can be made to work for you, gives a better understanding of telecom taxes, which ones are required and to what degree, and provides international strategies to manage costs of a national and global network. Reading this book will be like hiring that telecom consultant.
Missy Sue Mastel, CPA is the President/Founder of Mass-Tel Communications, a company that helps corporations optimize their telecommunications budget. Since its establishment less than five years ago, Mastel's company has saved and refunded client businesses more than $6 million in telecom costs and has helped three international telecommunications service providers to expand their market and improve their customer service. A resident of San Francisco, CA, Ms. Mastel holds degrees in accounting, international business management, and theology from Georgetown University and is a member of the AICPA and the California Association of Accounting Professionals. She is an alumna of KPMG and is certified by numerous telecom agencies and service providers throughout the world.