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Rounding Rules

Last Updated: Aug 05, 2020

Rounding Rules are configured in Setup / Usage Rating / Rate Types / Rounding Rules

Overview

Rounding Rules permit you to apply minimum and incremental usage rules to usage records when rating occurs. For example, mobility/voice customers could be billed for a full minute for all inbound and outbound calls and billed in six second increments when the call lasts longer than one minute.

The Rounding Rules you create here be selected when setting up usage rates.

Prerequisites

Rounding rules can be setup in the system immediately, there are no prerequisite configuration steps.

The Rounding Rules Panel

The Rounding Rules panel on the left of this screen allows you to select existing rules to view or edit within the Edit Rounding Rule Panel to the right. Actions are also available which are shown as icons above the Filter text box. The available actions are described below.

Actions

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Description

Deletes the selected Rounding Rule

Adds a new Rounding Rule

Rounding Rules List

The listing on the left panel shows Rounding Rules that are currently configured. Rounding Rules in the list will also display their configuration details, specifically the Rounding Rule Name, Unit Type, Minimum usage and usage Increment values.

When you select a Rounding Rule in the list its configuration details will be displayed on the Edit Rounding Rule Panel to the right. These details are explained below.

The Edit Rounding Rule Panel

The information in this panel reflects the currently selected Rounding Rule. From here you can view and edit a rule's details (fields with a red left border are required, fields with purple text are read-only and cannot be modified).