Launches a REST API for its Usage-Based Billing Platform, a provider of a usage-based billing Platform for telecom and IoT companies, announced today at the Channel Partners Conference & EXPO in Las Vegas a new REST API that gives the company's customers and partners the ability to programatically access usage-rating, metered billing, customer data, and inventory catalog information.

In conjunction with the launch of its new REST API, has also unveiled a new API Development Portal containing Documentation, an API explorer and a Sandbox that allows developers who don't have access to to experiment with the API.

Previously, offered a SOAP API, but the company says that moving to a REST API will offer gains in quality and usability. The company expects that its new API will help it forge relationships with other players in the communications and IoT markets.

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