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4 Content Manager Sample Price List

This chapter describes the components of the Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management (BRM) Content Manager sample price list.

Before you look at this sample price list, you should be familiar with creating a price list. See BRM Setting Up Pricing and Rating for more information about creating price lists.

See "Understanding Content Manager" for information about Content Manager.

About the Sample Price List

You can use the sample Content Manager price list as a model for your price list. The sample price list file (BRM_Home/setup/scripts/ContentSamplePlan.ipl) is shipped with Content Manager. BRM_Home/ is the directory in which you installed the BRM software.

Tip:

Make a working copy of the sample price list to preserve the original for future use.

The sample price list includes two content plans and one remittance plan. Each includes one deal and one product. There are three additional content deals, each containing one product.

The Content Manager sample price list includes the following plans:

  • Basic Content Plan: Provides basic content access.

  • Premium Content Plan: Offers the same content as the Basic Content Plan, but charges customers lower premium content per access charges for a higher flat monthly rate.

  • Remittance Plan: Defines a remittance schedule for a content provider.

The Content Manager sample price list includes the following deals:

  • Basic Content Deal: Defines pricing for the Basic Content plan.

  • Games Deal: Defines pricing for a selection of games.

  • Premium Content Deal: Defines pricing for the Premium Content plan.

  • Remittance Deal: Defines pricing for the Remittance plan.

  • Reward Games Deal: Defines pricing for betting-type games.

  • Teen Deal: Defines pricing for content of interest to teenagers.

Figure 4-1 shows the main elements of the Content Manager sample price list:

Figure 4-1 Content Sample Plan Elements

Description of Figure 4-1 follows
Description of "Figure 4-1 Content Sample Plan Elements"

Basic Content Plan

This section describes the Basic Content Plan.

Concepts Illustrated

  • Default cycle forward events

  • Free content downloads each month

  • Pricing for premium and basic content based on a monthly and content purchase event

  • Pricing determined by content provider (pre-rated)

Key Elements of Plan

  • Plan name: Basic Content Plan

  • Basic content rating:

    • $4.95 per month flat fee

    • 300 free downloads per month

    • 0.10 cents for each additional download

  • Premium content rating:

    • Five free downloads per month

    • 0.50 cents for each additional download

  • MCommerce (pre-rated content) rating

    • Rate determined by content provider

    • Unlimited pre-rated downloads per month

Product Definitions

The Basic Content Plan includes this product:

Basic Content Package

  • Service: /service/content

  • Provisioning tag: ContentPackage

  • Default cycle forward event

  • Three rate plans for nineteen content categories

  • Resources used: US dollars, Basic Content Accessed, Premium Content Accessed

  • Rate plan selector attributes: Content category field, content impact categories

Premium Content Plan

This section describes the Premium Content Plan.

Concepts Illustrated

  • Default cycle forward events

  • Free content downloads each month

  • Pricing for premium and basic content based on a monthly and content purchase event

  • Pricing determined by content provider (pre-rated)

Key Elements of Plan

  • Plan name: Premium Content Plan

  • Basic content rating:

    • $9.95 per month flat fee

    • 300 free downloads per month

    • 0.10 cents for each additional download

  • Premium content rating:

    • Ten free downloads per month

    • 0.40 cents for each additional download

  • MCommerce (pre-rated content) rating

    • Rate determined by content provider

    • Unlimited pre-rated downloads per month

Product Definitions

The Premium Content Plan includes this product:

Premium Content Package

  • Service: /service/content

  • Provisioning tag: ContentPackage

  • Default cycle forward event

  • Three rate plans for nineteen content categories

  • Resources used: US dollars, Premium Content Accessed, Basic Content Accessed

  • Rate plan selector attributes: Content category field, content impact categories

Remittance Plan

This section describes the Remittance Plan.

Concept Illustrated

Single rate plan remittance

Key Elements of Plan

  • Plan name: Remittance Plan

  • Remit $0.20 per usage event to content provider

Product Definitions

The Remittance Plan includes this product:

Remittance Product

  • Service: none (Account type)

  • Single rate plan for content event

  • Resources used: US dollars, default content resource

Games Deal

This section describes the Games Deal.

Concepts Illustrated

  • Default cycle forward events

  • Pricing on a per-game basis

Key Elements of Deal

  • Deal name: Games Deal

  • $1.95 per month flat fee

  • Game rating: $0.05, $.0.50, $0.95, and $1.95 depending on game content category

Product Definitions

The Games Deal includes this product:

Games Package

  • Service: /service/content

  • Provisioning tag: Games

  • Default cycle forward event

  • Four rate plans for six content categories

  • Resources used: US dollars

  • Rate plan selector attributes: Content category field, content impact categories

Reward Games Deal

This section describes the Reward Games Deal.

Concepts Illustrated

  • Default cycle forward events

  • Pricing on a per-game basis

Key Elements of Deal

  • Deal name: Reward Games Deal

  • $1.95 per month flat fee

  • Game rating: $0.01 per game

Product Definitions

The Reward Games Deal includes this product:

Reward Games Package

  • Service: /service/content

  • Provisioning tag: RewardGamesPackage

  • Default cycle forward event

  • One rate plan for three content categories

  • Resources used: US dollars, tokens

  • Rate plan selector attributes: Content category field, content impact categories

Teen Deal

This section describes the Teen Deal.

Concepts Illustrated

  • Default cycle forward events

  • Pricing based on content purchase event

Key Elements of Deal

  • Deal name: Teen Deal

  • $2.95 per month flat fee

  • Game rating: $0.10, $.0.15, $0.95, $1.00, and $1.95 depending on content category

Product Definitions

The Teen Deal includes this product:

Teen Package

  • Service: /service/content

  • Provisioning tag: TeenPackage

  • Default cycle forward event

  • Five rate plans for five content categories

  • Resources used: US dollars

  • Rate plan selector attributes: Content category field, content impact categories

  • Rate plan selector attributes: Single remittance event