How to build up a killer application environment other than killer application has become the hotspot of global telecom industry. Billing environment is the most important part of such environment. How to deploy services with flexible and personalized pricing strategy is becoming a crucial factor for operators to increase the competitive edge in market place. More and more converged networks require more flexible convergent billing systems to realize full-network, full-service and the combination of pre-paid/post-paid requirements.
ZSmart cvBS is a truly convergent billing solution built on standard OCS architecture. By taking the advantages and experiences of traditional IN-based prepaid solution and B/OSS solution, ZSmart cvBS realizes complete convergence and yet flexible charging and billing functionalities for full networks, full services and prepaid and postpaid customer segmentations.
- Based on the mature billing data model and billing engine of ZTE billing system, ZSmart cvBS is an excellent combination of IT and Telecom enabling both IT flexibility and Telecom high availability.
- Through the redundancy configuration of key components as well as the carrier-level stability of ZXOS message platform, which is the property of ZTE, ZSmart cvBS can provide uninterrupted operation with diminished errors.
Powerful Billing Capability
- Supporting and streamlining the processing of both Prepaid and Postpaid payment options, ZSmart cvBS allows prepaid customers to have powerful rating/discounting/bundling functionalities and provides postpaid customers with flexible credit controls of high-value products.
- By the standard and real-time balance and credit management, ZSmart cvBS carries balance management and monitoring in real time and unified mode, to reduce the risk of arrear and provide more attractive customer experience.
- Support multiple price plans which can be easily configured.
- End-to-end revenue assurance mechanism encompasses advanced transaction integrity functionalities that detect, correct and ensure all revenue-generating events occurring on the network are accurately counted, rated and billed.
Standard and Open Interfaces
- As an open system, ZSmart cvBS supports standard Diameter Credit Control protocol, and for the network elements that do not support Diameter, FTP can be adopted to transfer CDR file. And for the none-standard protocols, protocol adapter is provided for the real-time communication between ZSmart cvBS and network elements.
- Support multiple interfaces with external systems, such as CRM, Billing, and recharging system to integrate with complicated network and operation environment.
- With scalable architecture and flexible upgrade path, ZSmart cvBS is an out-of-the-box solution for next generation services that can be easily configured according to different business stages. It helps growth of business while lowering CAPEX and OPEX with minimized platform and technology dependences.
- Quick billing support for new services reduces TTM.
- Support new services and flexible marketing strategies to help operators to get ahead in the competitive market.