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Carrier Access Billing

Specifications for the CABS Billing Outputs Specifications (BOS) format

Telcordia holds the copyright for the Carrier Access Billing System-Billing Outputs Specifications (CABS BOS) documents, which contain specifications for the CABS BOS format for bills issued for access and interconnection charges. Note that CABS BOS does not contain software to process bills.

While all the information in these documents is pertinent to those receiving access bills, information contained in SR-1872 and SR-1874 is especially critical for companies receiving them in Billing Data Tape (BDT) format.

The following CABS BOS documents are available:

  • SR-1868, CABS (Carrier Access Billing System) Billing Outputs Specifications - Volume 1 - Bill and CSR Print Images
  • SR-1869, CABS (Carrier Access Billing System) Billing Outputs Specifications - Volume 1A - Codes and Phrases
  • SR-1871, CABS (Carrier Access Billing System) Billing Outputs Specifications - Volume 2 - Service Exhibits
  • SR-1872, CABS (Carrier Access Billing System) Billing Outputs Specifications - Volume 3 - Billing Data Tape
  • SR-1873, CABS (Carrier Access Billing System) Billing Outputs Specifications - Volume 3A Billing Data Tape Edits
  • SR-1874, CABS (Carrier Access Billing System) Billing Output Specifications - Volume 4 - Data Elements
  • SR-4455, CABS (Carrier Access Billing System) Version Summary