Each Data Record is an order. There is no limit to the number of data records/orders for a given file. However, for better performance and response time, CenturyLink suggests no more than 10,000 records per file.
CUS_ACCT_ID is your Customer Account ID.
PRODUCT_ACCOUNT_ID is the second identifier, which allows CenturyLink to associate the reseller customer with your Customer Account.
SUBMIT_DATE is the date the file is submitted.
ACTION_CD is the action for a given record/order. The available Action Codes are:
- A - Add
- B - Block
- C - Change (See pg. WSG 3.21 for current limited changes available on calling cards)
- D - Disconnect
- R - Resubmit
- U – Unblock
CMP_GROUP _CD (Component Group Code) is the identifier associated with the customer's service (i.e. ANI, 8XX, or Calling Card Code). The available Component Group Codes are:
- AN - ANI
- IW - 8XX or Inbound Watts
- BC - Calling Card
CUSTOMER_TYPE identifies the customer as Residential or Business. The LEC assigned Customer Type should be used for this field. The available values for this field are:
- R - Residential
- B – Business
PAC Digits is the number of digits, defined by the end user, which must be entered by a touch tone phone at the end of a dialing sequence for a non-verified PAC call to be completed.
VPAC Index Number identifies an index that contains multiple four-digit codes.
Working Telephone Number/Toll Free 8XX (WTN/8XX) is the 10-digit number to which all incurred charges are billed.
Billing Telephone Number/Ring-To Number (BTN/RING_TO) is the Bill To Number for an ANI (assigned by the LEC) or the Ring-To Number for an 8XX. You must use the LEC assigned BTN in this field.
Example: 61479860003286 – ex: For Sub-Cic Customer, eg. 0432
REQUESTED CARD is a specific 14-digit Calling Card Code that is only used for Calling Card Code orders.
This field is also used for Sub-CIC customers, for ANI components to populate the Resellers 4-digit CIC Code.
ACCESS NUMBER is the 10-digit 8XX number the customer uses to access their Calling Card Code. The two available options are:
LOA_DATE is the Letter of Agency (a.k.a. Letter of Authorization) Date identifying the date the customer authorizes you to provide long distance service. The format is YYYYMMDD.
Example: Michael Starr
PRIMARY_NAME contains the customer's name. You must use the billing name assigned by the LEC.
REJ_CODE is a reject code representing a CenturyLink error for a previously submitted transaction. This field should only be populated when the record is a correction to a CenturyLink reject.
ORDER ID is your company's internal Order ID and is user-defined.
INTRALATA IND specifies whether or not the customer would like you to provide IntraLATA service. The available options are: