The Telecommunications Act of 1996 fostered competition among companies that used the same underlying technology to provide service

With the implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, UDP began offering billing services to competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs). Recognizing that the Telecom Act would likely spur development of small competing companies, UDP modified its SOMS system to support a hosted model called Virtual Service Order Management System (VSOMS), which operated from the San Antonio Datacenter.

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