Easily and Electronically Take Care of Your Monthly Telephone Bill with Billmate®

Billmate is a presentation of the data typically found on your monthly telephone bill. 

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  • Eliminates Costly Data Entry From the Paper Bill to Other Tracking Processes

  • Billing Data Provided Can Be Imported Into Spreadsheets, Relational Databases or Applications Programs

  • Study Usage or Forecast and Budget for Growth

  • Allows Stacking of Multiple Accounts Within the Same Billing Period

  • Review Your Billing Data Monthly Communications Activity

  • Verify Order Activity

  • Re-bill Other Departments

  • Track Separate Services


ASCII Billing or CSR Data

Local services billing and or CSR data is available in a comma-delimited ASCII format. Depending on the sections of the paper bill or the types of charges, the data is separated into various files; such as: payment, toll, monthly service, etc.


File Transport Protocols

CenturyLink supports various industry standard file protocols including, but not limited to: SFTP, FTP SSL/TLS, Connect:Direct (NDM), HTTPS, WebDAV SSL/TLS, and AS2.

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the computer-to-computer exchange of business documents in a standard electronic format between business partners. In accordance with national guidelines, CenturyLink utilizes the ASC X12 811 transaction set to present billing data in a consolidate service invoice/statement.


Electronic bills may contain charges for third-parties. These charges may be for telecommunications services or for non-telecommunication services, such as dial-up internet access. You can request, at no charge, that we prevent non-telecommunication charges from appearing on your bill.

Billmate Overview Track your telecommunications costs and streamline your payments.
EDI QC 811 Consolidated service Invoice/Statement
EDI QCC 811 Consolidated service Invoice/Statement
EDI Customer Guide Appendix B Functional Acknowledgement - 997 Technical Specifications
ASCII-formatted Billing Data User Guide
ASCII-formatted Customer Service Record Extract User Guide for Oregon and Washington
ASCII-formatted Customer Service Record Extract User Guide for Other States (AZ, CO, ID, IA, MN, MT, NE, NM, ND, SD, WY)
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