Billing

Ericsson Billing is a convergent billing solution for telecoms that combines an unrivalled combination of out-of-the box features and high configurability.

As an evolution of the widely-installed Ericsson BSCS iX, Ericsson Billing provides a low-risk but effective route to capture and secure revenue streams and take advantage of business opportunities from both traditional telecom services as well as digital services, 5G and IoT.

Ericsson Billing can meet the end-to-end requirements of entry level Communication Service Providers with high growth potential or can easily be integrated into the complex IT environment of mature businesses with highly demanding large-scale subscriber bases. Whatever the service, whatever the network, whoever the customer, Ericsson Billing lets the operator realize and create new opportunities.

What Why Overview

Part of our Digital BSS suite, Ericsson Billing is a convergent billing solution for telecoms that combines an unrivalled combination of out-of-the box features and high configurability. Its open, componentized convergent architecture lets you increase operational efficiency and consolidation. You also gain the agility to rapidly adapt to business change, through stepwise modular upgrades to our fully convergent charging and billing solution, Ericsson Digital Monetization Platform.

Our solution’s industry-leading feature set includes:

  • Customer and Partner Management. Support convergent prepaid and postpaid services in one contract and convergent handling of services from different technologies. All customer and partner administration uses one common database with a common set of functionalities, and a rich set of billing functionality.
  • Convergent Billing and Finances. Ericsson Billing offers flexible real-time billing with configurable Taxation, Multi-Tenancy, Multi-Currency support, Promotion Management, configurable Rounding Algorithms and Open Interfaces. The billing component can gather charges, relating to any service for a current settlement period – including those provided by MVNOs, content providers, digital partners, subsidiaries and others. It supports both batch and on-demand billing modes for customer and partner documents, and its split-billing capabilities allow separation of corporate and private invoices with different charging events based on flexible criteria.
  • Rating. Ericsson Billing incorporates a fully convergent rating engine that can rate any type of usage, including, voice, data, content and any other event-based transactions. Usage charges are calculated either in on-line or batch processing mode. The system can perform rating for home subscribers usage, as well as for any kind of business partner, including roaming partners, digital service and content providers, interexchange carriers and external carriers. The assigned tariff models for all types of products can be configured and used to rate traffic and content usage and price usage-independent charges.

Ericsson Billing is an award-winning convergent billing solution, continually evolved over years to reflect operators’ changing needs and Ericsson’s deep industry knowledge.

As an evolution of the widely-installed Ericsson BSCS iX, Ericsson Billing provides a low-risk but effective route to capture and secure revenue streams and take advantage of business opportunities from both traditional telecom services as well as digital services, 5G and IoT.

Consider Ericsson Billing if you want to:

  • Reduce total cost of ownership. Optimize systems performance and reduce the number of systems you operate and maintain with one solution for billing and charging and their convergent business processes. Use x86 hardware for additional cost savings, and decrease integration costs through the system’s open, TMF-compliant interfaces.
  • Increase self-sufficiency. Make many configurations in-house thanks to the open architecture, reducing your dependence on systems integrators.
  • Extreme flexibility. Support the lifestyle requirements of digital consumers and the business needs of enterprise customers and partners, through extensive out-of-the-box functionality combined with a high degree of configurability.

Ericsson Billing is a convergent, end-to-end billing system for any type of communications service provider; mobile, fixed-line, broadband, TV provider, digital provider and OTT (Over The Top).

It offers an unrivalled combination of out-of-the box features with a high level of configurability. In keeping with the philosophy of Ericsson’s entire Digital BSS portfolio its open state-of-the-art architecture is highly business adaptive, enabling stepwise modular upgrades in line with changes to the business environment. This means Ericsson Billing can meet the end-to-end requirements of entry level Communication Service Providers with high growth potential or can easily be integrated into the complex IT environment of mature businesses with highly demanding large-scale subscriber bases.

Ericsson Billing facilitates advanced convergence in multiple dimensions, supporting all telecommunications technologies and global standards including the latest TAP/RAP, IMS specifications and it is prepared for 5G and IoT.