Wholesale: Products & Services

CenturyLink Choice™ Home Packages V8.0
CenturyLink Choice™ Home Pick 3 (in Colorado)
CenturyLink Choice™ Two-line Home Pick 3 (in Colorado)

NOTE: CenturyLink Choice Home™ Packages are grandfathered effective June 18, 2010. This package is not available as a new service in all states except New Mexico and Montana. Contact your CenturyLink Sales Executive for additional information.

NOTE: CenturyLink Choice Home™ Packages are grandfathered effective October 9, 2010 in the state of New Mexico. This package is not available as a new service in all states except Montana. Contact your CenturyLink Sales Executive for additional information.

NOTE: CenturyLink Choice Home™ Packages are grandfathered effective June 18, 2011 in the state of Montana. This package is not available as a new service in any of the 14-state local service territory. Contact your CenturyLink Sales Executive for additional information.

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Product Description

CenturyLink Choice Home is a package which includes a flat rated residential line and up to 3 feature choices. For a complete list of available features see: CenturyLink Choice Home Features.

2-Line CenturyLink Choice Home Package offers the same elements as the 1-Line package but with an additional flat rated residential line.

Additional features (ala-carte), above the 3 selected in the 1-Line and 2-Line packages, may be added at the monthly Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists rate, less any applicable Wholesale discount.

Availability

CenturyLink Choice Home is available where facilities exist throughout CenturyLink QC except in Idaho-North (ID-N).

Compatibility & Restrictions

For specific feature compatibility and restrictions, see the individual feature Product Catalogs (PCATs).

CenturyLink Choice Home Packages can not be provided on the same line with other packages.

CenturyLink Choice Home Packages are compatible with residential line Universal Service Order Codes (USOCs) 1FR, AFH, HFR, AFL, RUA.

2-Line CenturyLink Choice Home Package must always include two flat residence lines. Both of the end-user lines must be established on the same account. The three features included in the package rate must be on the same telephone number as the package USOC (PGO2H).

Directory Assistance (DA) Call Allowance is a feature only available with CenturyLink Choice Home or CenturyLink Choice Home Plus and is only available as one of the three feature choices.

Area Wide Plan is an optional calling plan available with CenturyLink Choice Home. It is not included as one of the package features. This calling plan is available in designated areas in SD and WY border towns. For additional information and availability see the state specific Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists

Pricing

Rate Structure

CenturyLink Choice Home Packages may have a recurring and a nonrecurring charge based on state specific Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists.

There is no charge to add or remove features on an existing package. There is no charge to add a package to an existing line. There are no nonrecurring charges to add ala-carte features if listed in the Feature Chart in the Ordering Section of this document. 2-Line CenturyLink Choice Home package features must be on the same telephone number as the package USOC (PGO2H), ala-carte features may be added to either line. Termination Liability Assessment (TLA) will be waived on other Plain Old Telephone Services (POTS) packages converting to CenturyLink Choice Packages.

Rates

Retail rates for these packages can be found in the state specific Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists.

Rates and/or discounts are available in Exhibit A or the specific rate sheet in your Interconnection or Resale Agreement.

Additional features, over the three included in this package, will be billed at the monthly tariff rate, less any applicable Wholesale discount: see Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists.

Ordering

Ordering Rules

General pre-ordering activities are described in the Pre-Ordering Overview.

General ordering activities are described in the Ordering Overview.

2-Line Packages

When adding, changing, removing or converting a CenturyLink Choice Home Package, you must provide the USOC PGO2N. PGO2N enables CenturyLink to correctly identify and bill the package elements on 2-Line CenturyLink Choice Home package and is associated with the second line.

Feature Activity (FA) Types

The valid Feature Activity Types are:

D = Disconnect

N = Add

NOTE: when changing from one feature to another, use N and D Feature Activity Types. Feature Codes (USOCs)

The following USOCs are required when ordering CenturyLink Choice Home Package:

Packages USOC
Flat Residence Line 1FR/AFH/HFR/AFL/RUA
Choice Home Package PGO1H
2-Line Choice Home Package PGO2H
Second Line USOC (required when two lines are present) PGO2N

The following Open Network Architecture (ONA) features are available upon request, at no additional charge if the end-user chooses a voice mail provider other than CenturyLink. These features allow the end-user functionality to their Voice Mail provider's mailbox:

Feature USOC
Call Forwarding Busy Line/Don't Answer Expanded (this feature is not available with Voice Messaging Service-Residence Only) FVJ
Call Forwarding Busy Line/Don't Answer Intraoffice (this feature is not available with Voice Messaging Service-Residence Only) EV2, EVK
Message Waiting Indication-Residence Only M1W, MWW
CenturyLink Easy Access SQAVX

Any 3 of the following features can be selected in the CenturyLink Choice Home Package price. These features, as well as any other ala-carte features offered by CenturyLink, may be chosen in addition to the 3 features included in the package price and will be billed at the monthly tariff rate less any applicable Wholesale discount:

Feature Chart USOC
Anonymous Call Rejection
NOTE: This feature must be in addition to a Caller ID Feature and does not count as on of the 3 choices.
AYK
Remote Access Forwarding (Call Following) AFM
Call Forwarding Variable ESM
Call Waiting ESX
Call Waiting ID N2W
Call Rejection NSY
Caller ID NNK
Custom Ringing Services
NOTE: Additional Custom Ringing numbers are not included in the package.
RGG1+
Directory Assistance Call Allowance
Includes the first 6 local or national calls. The six calls are in addition to the free call allowance in the states where that is available.
D7V6X
Last Call Return NSQ
Linebacker™ wire maintenance
OWMPA
Long Distance Alert
NOTE: This feature must be in addition to a Call Waiting Feature and does not count as on of the 3 choices.
LWE
CenturyLink Easy Access with CenturyLink Voice Messaging SQAV2
Security Screen®
NOTE: This feature must be in addition to a Caller ID Feature and does not count as on of the 3 choices.
RV1
Selective Call Forwarding NCE
Selective Call Waiting S7W
Selective Call Waiting ID S7Y
Three Way Calling ESC
Voice Messaging Service - Residence Only VMJXA, VMJXB

Examples of order entry:

Adding CenturyLink Choice Home for new end-user

This package is ordered by including:

Feature Activity Type N and line USOC (1FR, RUA, HFR, AFH or AFL).
Feature Activity Type N and USOC PGO1H.
Feature Activity Type N and applicable Feature USOCs; e.g., ESX, LWE, VMJXA

N 1FR

N PGO1H

N ESX

N LWE

N VMJXA

Removing CenturyLink Choice Home with Voice Messaging Service

This package is removed by including:

Feature Activity Type D and USOC PGO1H.
Feature Activity Type D and applicable Feature USOCs; e.g., ESX, LWE, VMJXA.
D PGO1H

D ESX

D LWE

D VMJXA

Adding 2-Line CenturyLink Choice Home for new end-user

This feature is ordered by including:

Feature Activity Type N and USOC PGO2H.
Feature Activity Type N and USOC PGO2N on the second line in the package.
Feature Activity Type N and line USOCs (1FR, RUA, HFR, AFH or AFL).
Feature Activity Type N and applicable Feature USOCs; e.g., AYK, ESX, ESM.
Line 1: TN NPA-nnn-nnnn

N 1FR

N PGO2H

N AYK

N ESX

N ESM

Line 2: TN NPA-nnn-xxxx

N AFH

N PGO2N

Adding 2-Line CenturyLink Choice Home for existing end-user

This feature is ordered by including:

Feature Activity Type N and USOC PGO2H
Feature Activity Type N and USOC PGO2N on the second line in the package.
Feature Activity Type N and applicable Feature USOCs; e.g.,ESX, NNK,TW1
Line 1: TN NPA-nnn-nnnn

N PGO2H

N ESX

N NNK

Line 2: TN NPA-nnn-xxxx

N PGO2N

Removing 2-Line CenturyLink Choice Home

This feature is removed by including:

Feature Activity Type D and USOC PGO2H
Feature Activity Type D and USOC PGO2N on the second line in the package.
Feature Activity Type D and applicable Feature USOCs; e.g., ESX, NNK, TW1
Line 1: TN NPA-nnn-nnnn

D PGO2H

D PGO2N

D ESX

D NNK

Line 2: TN NPA-nnn-xxxx D PGO2N

Last Update: June 18, 2011