Re: Billing question

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 3 Apr 1997 10:10:33 -0800 (PST)

On Thu, 3 Apr 1997, Josh Hillman wrote:

> Are there any ways for Emerald to tack on an extra charge per billing cycle
> for the ability have concurrent logins?
> For example, a customer (business) wants to have the ability to have
> his/her employees dialup from work (up to 3 concurrent connections using
> the same login/password). On the technical end, this works just fine, but
> how does the billing get affected? Is there some formula built into the
> Emerald billing process that takes into account the Login Limit number?
> Normally, a PPP account is $19.95/month, but if the account is allowed to
> login multiple times (say 3 times), then the amount should be $19.95 for
> the 1, then each of the other 2 should be $19.95 (or some discounted price)
> per month.
> Are there any solutions to this?? Am I going to have to create some other
> ServiceType (with no login abilities) just to account for the extra
> dollars?

Recurring charges are services. Just create a service for the
single concurrent charge. When you add the service to the MBR,
leave the login/shell fields blank. You can make the service
any charge you want.

Remember, a service is a RECURRING charge. Its not just a
dialup account. :)