Wholesale: Products & Services

ValueChoice™ Packages V16.0

NOTE: ValueChoice Packages, including PrivacyPak™, are grandparented effective August 16, 2004, and are not available as a new service throughout CenturyLink QC with the exception of Idaho-North. Contact your CenturyLink Sales Executive for additional information.

NOTE: ValueChoice Packages, including PrivacyPak™, are grandfathered in Idaho- North effective June 18, 2010 and are not available as a new service throughout CenturyLink QC. Contact your CenturyLink Sales Executive for additional information.

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Product Description

ValueChoice is a discounted package which includes a flat residence line and selected features.

2-Line ValueChoice package offers the same features as ValueChoice but with an additional flat residential line or CenturyLink High-Speed Internet™. The features are associated with one line. Features on the additional line are not included in the package and are ordered as optional features.

ValueChoice with PrivacyPak™ is available with ValueChoice packages and provides the following additional features:

  • Security Screen
  • Call Rejection
  • Non Listed Service

Availability

ValueChoice packages are available where facilities exist throughout CenturyLink QC. 2-Line ValueChoice is not available in Wyoming and in certain rate groups in Idaho-South and South Dakota. Refer to the state specific Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists for availability.

PrivacyPak is only offered with the ValueChoice Packages and where the individual features are available.

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

Compatibility & Restrictions

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

ValueChoice packages can not be provided on the same line with other packages.

ValueChoice packages are compatible with the following line Universal Service Order Codes (USOCs), 1FR, AFH, HFR, AFL, and RUA.

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

Pricing

Rate Structure

The ValueChoice packages may have a recurring and a nonrecurring charge based on state specific Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists.

There is no charge to add and remove features on an existing ValueChoice package.

PrivacyPak has a recurring charge in addition to the ValueChoice package recurring charge. There is no charge to add or remove PrivacyPak to an existing ValueChoice package.

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

General ordering activities are described in the Ordering Overview.

Two-Line Packages

When adding, changing, removing or converting 2-Line ValueChoice, 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)

The following USOCs are required when ordering ValueChoice Packages:

Packages USOC
ValueChoice Package PCV6X
2-Line ValueChoice Package PGOVB
Second Line USOC (required when two lines are present) PGO2N
PrivacyPak package FFKX2

The following features are included in the ValueChoice and 2-Line ValueChoice packages:

Feature USOC
Anonymous Call Rejection (where available) AYK
Call Forwarding Variable ESM
Three Way Calling *Three Way Calling Blocking (3BL) is not available on the same line as ValueChoice. ESC

The following features are also included in the package price upon request.

Feature USOC
Call Forwarding Busy Line/Don't Answer Expanded FVJ
Call Forwarding Busy Line/ Don't Answer Intraoffice EVK
Call Waiting or Call Waiting ID ESX or N2W
Caller ID NNK
Long Distance Alert LWE
Message Waiting Indication - Residence M1W, MV5, MWW

The following optional Voice Messaging features may also be added upon request with:

Feature USOC
Voice Messaging Service - Residence Only with Mailbox, Call Forwarding Busy Line/Don't Answer, Message Waiting Indication-Audible VMJXA
Voice Messaging Service - Residence Only with Mailbox, Call Forwarding Busy Line/Don't Answer, Message Waiting Indication-Audible/Visual VMJXB
Voice Messaging Service - Residence Only with Mailbox VMJXX

You may choose any or all of the PrivacyPak features with your ValueChoice Package.

PrivacyPak Features USOC
Security Screen RV1
Call Rejection NSY
Non-Listed Service NLT
Selective Call Waiting S7Y

Feature Detail (FID and Data Requirements)

Adding a ValueChoice Package to new end-user

This feature is ordered by including:

  • Feature Activity Type N and USOC PCV6X or PGOVB
  • Feature Type Activity N and USOC PGO2N on the second line in the package (when two lines are present)
  • Feature Activity Type N and appropriate line USOC
  • Feature Activity Type N and USOCs NNK, ESX or N2W, ESC, AYK, LWE, and ESM

NOTE: Include any additional optional features from list above based on request.

Example of entries:

  • N PCV6X
  • N 1FR
  • N NNK
  • N ESX or N2W
  • N ESC
  • N AYK
  • N PGO2N (when two lines are present)
  • N LWE
  • N ESW
  • N EVK (Per request)
  • N VMJXA (Per request)

Adding a ValueChoice Package to existing end-user

This feature is ordered by including:

  • Feature Activity Type N and USOC PCV6X or PGOVB
  • Feature Activity Type N and USOCs NNK, ESX or N2W, ESC, AYK, LWE, and ESM if not already on records

Example of entries:

  • N PCV6X
  • N NNK
  • N ESX or N2W
  • N ESC
  • N AYK
  • N PGO2N (when two lines are present)
  • N LWE
  • N ESW

Adding a ValueChoice Package with PrivacyPak to a new end-user

This feature is ordered by including:

  • Feature Activity Type N and USOC PCV6X or PGOVB, and FFKX2
  • Feature Activity Type N and appropriate line USOC
  • Feature Activity Type N and USOC PGO2N on the second line in the package (when two lines are present)
  • Feature Activity Type N and USOCs NNK, ESX or N2W, ESC, AYK, LWE, and ESM

NOTE: Include any additional optional features from list above based on request.

Example of entries:

  • N PCV6X
  • N PGO2N (when two lines are present)
  • N FFKX2
  • N 1FR
  • N NNK
  • N ESX or N2W
  • N ESC
  • N AYK
  • N LWE
  • N ESW
  • N EVK (Per request)
  • N VMJXA (Per request)

Adding a ValueChoice Package with PrivacyPak to an existing end-user

This feature is ordered by including:

  • Feature Activity Type N and USOC PCV6X or PGOVB
  • Feature Type Activity N and USOC PGO2N on the second line in the package (when two lines are present)
  • Feature Activity Type N and USOC FFKX2
  • N PGO2N (when two lines are present)
  • Feature Activity Type N and USOCs NNK, ESX or N2W, ESC, AYK, LWE, ESM, RV1, NSY and NLT if not already on records

Removing a ValueChoice Package with PrivacyPak

This feature is removed by including:

  • Feature Activity Type D and USOC PCV6X or PGOVB, and FFKX2
  • Feature Type Activity D and USOC PGO2N on the second line in the package (when two lines are present)

Last Update: June 18, 2010