Inter Connect Settlement System

Aricent’s Inter Connect Settlement Solution (ICSS) supports settlement for diversified communications ― mobile and fixed communications, IP service providers and content providers ― through flexible settlement methods. ICSS enables comprehensive and profitable partner management, faster revenue realization and proactive reconciliation. It is a robust system that helps service providers to simultaneously track partner operators and their associated agreements to help facilitate charging partners for network usage.

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Inter Connect Settlement System

Aricent’s Inter Connect Settlement Solution (ICSS) supports settlement for diversified communications ― mobile and fixed communications, IP service providers and content providers ― through flexible settlement methods. ICSS enables comprehensive and profitable partner management, faster revenue realization and proactive reconciliation. It is a robust system that helps service providers to simultaneously track partner operators and their associated agreements to help facilitate charging partners for network usage.

Managing the Revenue Chain forConverged Networks

Aricent’s Inter Connect Settlement Solution (ICSS) is a robust system that enables communication service providers to simultaneously track partner operators and their associated agreements to facilitate charging the partners for network usage. It also keeps track of payments due from partner operators.

The key differentiator of Aricent’s Inter-Connect Settlement Solution are:

  • Periodic Interconnect Invoice Generation: Checks network usage for Interconnect partner operators
  • Interconnect Partner Payables Notification: Allows providers to keep track of outstanding payables and notify partners on them (i.e. Incoming Invoice Settlement)
  • Automated Dispute Management: Provides management of actions to be performed when resolving various disputes
  • Faster Revenue Realization: Provides near real-time CDR rating and summarization
  • Detailed Reports: Tracks inter-operator traffic patterns, operator cost/revenue analysis, etc.

Features

  • Event Action Mapping: Enables configuration of pre- and user-defined events and actions.
  • Interconnect Partner Management: ICSS-generated alerts and external system initiation in the event of partner information change.
  • Retroactive Processing: Invoice re-generation due to retro active rate changes and other adjustments to be applied to subsequent invoices.
  • Multi-Home Support: Multi-home support feature allows system configuration of multiple home operators and partner details, and support for multiple circles for the same operator.
  • Content Charging: Advanced rater that supports content service and multiple call types (e.g., downloads for ringtone, web page, and video, etc.).
  • Financial Interfaces: Readily available financial interfaces for the inter connect partners, which allows generation of rated Call Detail Records (CDR) to the financial system as per the configurations.
  • CDR Processing: System adopts the reject and return algorithm while handling erroneous CDRs, thus reducing downtime.
  • Error Handling: Support for providing reasons for errors and corrective actions for erroneous CDRs.
  • Re-Rating Support: Flexible re-pricing features through GUI at the summarized as well as usage records level.
  • Configurable Reporting Framework: Allows operators to view reports in different formats to track inter-operator traffic pattern,route optimization, operator cost/revenue analysis, violation of agreements etc.
  • Multilingual and Multi-Currency Support: The user interface supports multiple languages and multiple currencies, which can be specified during installation process.
  • Rate Plans Bulk Loading: Supports loading of bulk rate plan sheets.

Benefits

  • Automated dispute management reduces response time for disputes and eliminates cash inflow lags
  • Price simulation helps in building more profitable partner relationships by providing a managerial view of active and existing partnerships
  • Multilingual, muti-currency support for efficient interconnect settlement by operators from different regions
  • Precise statistical analysis for guaranteed inter-operator agreements, efficient financial management and reduced operations cost
  •  Powerful invoice reconciliation ensures accurate inter-connect payments for operators
  •  Complies with ITU standards for international settlements.
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