Multi Service Credit Control, Mobile Prepaid, Voice Prepaid, Data Prepaid, SMS
AGNITY’s ACONYX FlexYcharge solution is a flexible Credit Control and Charging solution that offers a comprehensive feature set to allow service providers the ability to quickly deploy a complete prepaid and postpaid solution across heterogeneous networks. This includes real-time , national/international call rating, wholesale/reseller support, branded/custom announcements, multi-language/multi-currency support, web-based provisioning, and end-user control. ACONYX FlexYcharge solution works on various partner’s platforms/application servers to provide carrier-grade application solutions to customers. FlexYcharge is protocol independent and can be deployed across multiple network architectures/protocols including TDM, Wireless and VoIP/IMS networks. The solution is highly scalable and can handle multi-million subscribers and BHCA.
ACONYX FlexYcharge service is a feature rich, high performing solution for potential service providers who would like to deploy and resell prepaidand postpaid services worldwide. The value proposition of the ACONYX FlexYcharge service in today’s competitive telecom market is unique. It provides a highly flexible and scalable solution to meet the growing market needs, while at the same time providing an excellent interface for the end-user.
FlexYcharge Solution Overview
Sample Key Features
Next Generation real time Charging solution for Prepaid and Postpaid Subscribers
The ACONYX FlexYcharge solution models the rating functionality to suit the business models of service providers and agents, and captures a specific rating strategy into a ‘rate plan’. The solution offers a host of features and components that make the ACONYX FlexYchargereal-time rating efficient.
Multiple Network and Protocol Support
ACONYX FlexYcharge solution is suited for both mobile and IP networks and supports SIP, CAMEL WIN, Rf, Ro, Diameter (RFC 4006), and Radius interfaces. FlexYcharge solution is compliant to the protocol requirements of LTE and 4G networks.
Multi Service solution to control usage of Video and Data
ACONYX FlexYcharge solution is a perfect fit where the credit control requirements are much more than voice requirements. FlexYcharge flexibly defines newer services, such as video and data services.
Multiple Language Support
Multiple-language support enables a service provider/agent to publish different access numbers in various languages. It is possible to associate multiple languages to one access number. In this scenario, the user is prompted to make a language choice and the subsequent announcements are made in the selected language.
FlexYcharge supports features that are required in an mCommerce/mWallet environment. Features like Payment gateway integration, bill payment, balance transfer, etc. using web service API makes FlexYcharge the suitable network element of the mCommerce solution.
Call Flow and Announcement Flexibility through ACONYX SCE
The ACONYX FlexYcharge solution provides flexible call flows and configurable announcements that a service provider/agent can configure for an offer or per access number. Administrators record the announcements and upload to the system via web interfaces. These announcements are then used in customizing menus.
Customizable Web Portal
ACONYX FlexYcharge provides a Web-based user-friendly WebPortal to service providers/agents, who in turn make it available to end-users. End-users register with the WebPortal to purchase and recharge a card by selecting a product/plan. After registering and purchasing a card, an end-user accesses services depending on the product, like speed dial and CLI registration for CLI-based authentication.
ACONYX FlexYcharge provides a comprehensive reporting solution through a separate reports server. Reports are generated at various levels and also include profitability information. This helps service providers/agents to quickly find out how much profit they are making. Reports can be standard or parameterized and can also be generated on demand or scheduled.
ACONYX FlexYcharge supports the credit limit feature, in which a higher level entity allows a certain amount of the total calls to be made. Credit limit is set through a web portal and provides a great way to implement the wholesale-retail business model. When the credit amount breaches the credit limit, the ACONYX FlexYcharge service becomes disabled for that service provider until the account is charged again.
Credit Limit functionality can also be applied for individual subscribers, which allows postpaid billing for those subscribers.
ACONYX FlexYcharge supports the negative credit, which allows better subscriber retention and reduces customer churn.
Parent Child Account
ACONYX FlexYcharge supports the association of a single account number with multiple PINs to mimic a parent-child relationship account. A parent account can transfer funds from its account to various child accounts. Each child account requires a different PIN, but shares the same account number.
ACONYX FlexYcharge supports partitioning the account based on the different type of services, such as the number of free minutes, the number of free SMS, or the content account.
Favorite Rate Plans
A provider can define favorite numbers for a given account. Each favorite number can be charged at a different rate. The favorite number concept can also be extended to favorite city and favorite country.
Promotional Rate Plans
ACONYX FlexYcharge defines promotional plans, which can be associated with specific date ranges, recharges, and balance transfers.
Role Management and Customer Support
Besides restricting access to authorized users from designated terminals, ACONYX FlexYcharge also provides role management functions for the Web-based provisioning system. Role management involves assigning access privileges to various administrator profiles. Some of the profiles supported are Read/Write all screens, Read/Only all screens, Customer Service Manager, Customer Service Supervisor, Network Provider Reports, Service Provider Reports.
Payment Gateway Support
Payment gateway support makes it possible for end-users to purchase or recharge a card with their credit cards via a robust and reliable payment gateway. The service Tax Viz, Percentage Tax, and Flat Tax are added to the purchase/recharge amount which is defined at the product level. This total amount is debited from the credit card.