Wholesale: Products & Services

PopularChoice™ Packages V10.0

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NOTE: PopularChoice™ Packages are grandparented effective May 5, 2003 and are not available as a new service. Contact your CenturyLink Sales Executive for additional information.

Product Description

PopularChoice™ Packages allow residence end-users to choose flat residence lines and features from a menu of Custom Calling and Custom Local Area Signaling Services (CLASS™) features for a monthly rate. There are two different packages available for your end-user; PopularChoice and 2-Line PopularChoice.

PopularChoice allows residence end-users to choose one flat residence line and features and also offers discounted rates on optional products where these individual products are available.

2-Line PopularChoice allows residence end-users to choose two flat residence lines and features and also offers discounted rates on optional products on the first line where these individual products are available. Standard rates apply to features and optional products on the second line in the package.

Availability

PopularChoice is offered where CLASS features are available, except in ID-N.

PopularChoice is offered on flat residence lines, including CenturyLink High-Speed Internet™. PopularChoice cannot be on the same line with other package offerings.

2-Line PopularChoice is offered wherever CLASS features are available in AZ, CO, IA, MN, NE, NM, OR, SD, UT, and WA.

2-Line PopularChoice must always include two flat residence lines. 2-Line PopularChoice may also be provided with CenturyLink High-Speed Internet. Both of the end-user lines must be established on the same account.

2-Line PopularChoice package features and optional discounted products can only be on one line. Normal rates apply to features and discounted products on the second line in the package.

Additional information on can be found in the Pre-Ordering Overview.

Compatibility & Restrictions

For feature interactions, see the individual feature links listed below under Feature Codes (USOCs).

Pricing

Rate Structure

PopularChoice has a recurring charge for the package. In ID-S the charge for the line bills separately from the package of features. There are no nonrecurring charges for the features included in the package except in NE and ID-S. There may be a line nonrecurring charge. Recurring and nonrecurring charges are based on state specific Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists.

2-Line PopularChoice has a recurring charge for the package and includes two flat residence lines in that rate. There are no nonrecurring charges for the features included in the package. There may be a line nonrecurring charge. Recurring and nonrecurring charges are based on state specific Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists.

Rates

Retail rates for this feature 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.

Ordering

Ordering Rules

Additional information on ordering can be found in the Ordering Overview.

Two-Line Packages

When changing, removing or converting 2-Line PopularChoice, you must provide the USOC PGO2N. PGO2N is not used for billing or provisioning the line; it enables CenturyLink to correctly identify and bill the package elements on the account. The following ordering rules illustrate examples of when the USOC is required.

Feature Activity Types (Action Codes)

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)

NOTE: This package was designed for end-users who want CenturyLink's most popular features in one package price.

The following USOCs are included in the PopularChoice Packages package rate:

Product USOC
PopularChoice PGOPX
PopularChoice with Voice Messaging Service PGOP7
2-Line PopularChoice PGOPY
2-Line PopularChoice with Voice Messaging Service PGOP8
Second Line USOC (required when two lines are present) PGO2N

NOTE: Only one package USOC is allowed per line.

Line USOC
Flat Residential Line and/or Flat Additional Residential Line 1FR, AFH, AFL, HFR, RUA
Feature USOC Popular Choice Popular Choice with Voice Messaging 2-Line Popular Choice 2-Line Popular Choice with Voice Messaging
Anonymous Call Rejection AYK X X X X
Call Forwarding Busy Line/Don't Answer Expanded FVJ X   X  
Call Forwarding Busy Line/Don't Answer Intraoffice EV2, EVK X   X  
Call Forwarding Variable ESM X X X X
Call Rejection NSY X X X X
Call Waiting ESX X X X X
Call Waiting ID N2W X X X X
Caller ID NNK, NSD X X X X
Continuous Redial NSS X X X X
Last Call Return NSQ X X X X
Long Distance Alert LWE X X X X
Message Waiting Indication M1W, MV5, MWW X   X  
Non Listed Service NLT X X X X
CenturyLink Easy Access SQAV2 X X X X
Three Way Calling ESC X X X X
Security Screen® RV1 X X X X
Voice Messaging Service - Residence VMJXA, VMJXB   X   X

PopularChoice and 2-Line Popular Choice end-users can request LineBacker™, which is a repair maintenance plan.

Adding PopularChoice with Voice Messaging Service for new end-user

This package is ordered by including:

  • Feature Activity Type N and USOC PGOP7.
  • Feature Activity Type N and Line USOC (1FR, RUA, HFR, AFH or AFL).
  • Feature Activity Type N and applicable Feature USOCs; e.g., ESX, LWE, VMJXA

    N 1FR
    N PGOP7
    N ESX
    N LWE
    N VMJXA

Adding PopularChoice with Voice Messaging Service for existing end-user

This package is ordered by including:

  • Feature Activity Type N and USOC PGOP7.
  • Feature Activity Type N and applicable Feature USOCs; e.g., ESX, LWE, VMJXA

    N PGOP7
    N ESX
    N LWE
    N VMJXA

Removing PopularChoice with Voice Messaging Service

This package is removed by including:

  • Feature Activity Type D and USOC PGOP7.
  • Feature Activity Type D and applicable Feature USOCs; e.g., ESX, LWE, VMJXA.

    D PGOP7
    D ESX
    D LWE
    D VMJXA

Adding 2-Line PopularChoice for new end-user

This feature is ordered by including:

  • Feature Activity Type N and USOC PGOPY
  • Feature Activity Type N 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, RV1, TW1

    N 1FR
    N PGOPY
    N PGO2N
    N AYK
    N ESX
    N RV1
    N AFH

NOTE: The second line (AFH) may have features/products but they are billed at normal rates. The package USOC can go on any line and that line will reflect the discounted rates on the features/products.

Adding 2-Line PopularChoice for existing end-user

This feature is ordered by including:

  • Feature Activity Type N and USOC PGOPY
  • 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

    N PGOPY
    N PGO2N
    N ESX
    N NNK

Removing 2-Line PopularChoice

This feature is removed by including:

  • Feature Activity Type D and USOC PGOPY
  • Feature Activity Type D and applicable Feature USOCs; e.g., ESX, NNK, TW1

    D PGOPY
    D ESX
    D NNK

Last Update: February 1, 2010