This guide provides an overview of Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management (BRM) Elastic Charging Engine (ECE).


This guide is intended for a wide reading audience, including:

  • Business analysts who want to understand the charging capabilities of ECE as a rating engine.

  • Developers who configure and extend the ECE software to support business requirements. For example, a charging domain expert who makes decisions about how network events are charged.

  • Application administrators who configure ECE to support company product offerings and need to know how ECE processes requests for charging from the network.

  • Solution architects or designers who need to know how ECE works within a broader charging system.

Documentation Accessibility

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Access to Oracle Support

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Accessing Oracle Communications Documentation

ECE documentation and additional Oracle documentation; such as Oracle Database documentation, is available from Oracle Help Center:

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Document Revision History

The following table lists the revision history for this book.

Version Date Description
E70766-01 April 2016 Initial release.
E70766-02 September 2016 Documentation updates for ECE 11.3 Patch Set 1.
E70766-03 December 2016 Documentation updates for ECE 11.3 Patch Set 2.