Can telecom inventory management help to keep track of our telephone lines, data inventory, network, mobility and wireless inventory? Yes, Auditel telecom inventory management can help you track voice, phone and wireless services. Our wireless expense reports even capture all data services. To begin making a telecom inventory it’s important to gather every service provider invoice (paper and online). Start by putting together a list of all service locations. Since each phone bill, data bill, and wireless bill contains a billing address that should help you. Although the bill location can differ from the actual service address if your company has all telecom bills centralized. Billing accounts are a good place to start. In addition we also need to locate all the signed telecom agreements. Don’t forget to look fore paper and emailed contract addendums or updates.
For best telecom inventory management start by gathering information about all your service locations including address and main billing telephone number MBTN
How can I find out what telecom bills my company pays for monthly? Check with your Accounts Payable department to obtain each locations invoice. If your telecom invoices have centralized billing the bills may be mailed to corporate HQ location. Always make sure to locate all service provider invoices. Furthermore, any accounts that are missed will make a big difference in your telecom inventory accuracy.
Request all telecom bills from Accounts Payable or track them down by location
What should I know about wireless inventory and mobile assets? Auditel starts each project by obtaining the telecom service information. This is the first step to building clients voice inventory, mobility and wireless inventory, and data inventory. Knowing the service provider telecom contracts / service agreement start date and expiration date is key. But most don’t go the next step to research any contract terminationclauses. This is a time period prior to contract expiration date that you must cancel the contract prior to renewal. Most data and wireless telecom contracts include a contract renewal clause and termination clause. It’s important to notify them in writing that you want to cancel service prior to automatic contract renewal. Therefore, identifying the legal terms and conditions in each telecom contract is important. We analyze each wireless contract, or data contract to gain more insight and details within your mobile expense management services.
Locate all signed commercial legal service level agreements and minimum annual revenue commitments. Make sure to find signed telecom, wireless contracts, and data contracts, plus any contracts addendums.
Telecom Contracts and Telecom Inventory Management
Why is it important to review telecom contracts? Every commercial legal contract should be reviewed by your legal department, or by a company specializing in telecom contract management, like Auditel. The Minimum Annual Revenue Commitment MARC has legal contract commitments. We need to verify Service Provider revenue commitments, service level clauses, and contract termination clauses. Reviewing legal terms and conditions, and expiration dates are also important.
Telecom Contract Management Tips
So, to avoid telecom auto-renewal contract penalties and extra charges monthly look into obtaining a telecom inventory. Added contract details include telecom contract start date and expiration. Most telecom contracts include a contract renewal clause. To avoid penalties find the cancellation policy and time remaining prior to termination. Moreover, it is most important to notify the service provider in writing 30,60,90, or even 120 days prior to contract termination. Otherwise contract penalties will be levied and auto renewal of existing contract will occur.
Telecom Inventory Management Tips
Even if you choose to create your own inventory a second look into your contracts is always a good option. Auditel does not charge any fees for bill review. We only charge a portion of the savings for items we uncover. Subsequently, Auditel telecom findings and inventory will remain your findings. Since lawyers and other telecom consultants turn to Auditel for telecom contract analysis, don’t wait until contracts expire. Contact Auditel now before your telecom contracts incur penalties and fees. You will enjoy the services Auditel brings with telecom inventory management. Auditel can give your company the knowledge necessary to review the complex terminology within your telecom contract terms and conditions. Furthermore, we highlight all the legal terms and conditions, and service clauses you may not understand. We also check for termination fees and penalties for non-compliance.
More on Telecom Reporting and Inventory Management Services
What items are included in telecom inventory? Some of the items included in voice inventory, wireless inventory, and data inventory include: service provider name, account number, MBTN, telephone number, and telecom service type. Circuit id, circuit location address, fixed trunks, variable trunks, VOIP, and MPLS. Contract start, contract expiration, description of service, features, and contract termination date. To clarify items included in our inventory contact Auditel.
Data, Network, VOIP, all Telecom Inventory Management
What information is included in wireless inventory management and mobile assets? Our telecom inventory management report includes the wireless service provider, service account number, and user name. In addition, wireless number, data plan, device name, plan description, mobile device, and wireless equipment are included. We also analyze various wireless usages like SMS usage, MMS usage, text messaging usages. Additionally long distance usage, wireless roaming charges, International usages are analyzed. We go one step further to analyze contracts and minimum annual revenue commitment (MARC), SLA, and all terms and conditions checking for any contract non-compliance. Auditel delivers our findings and telecom inventory in a dashboard that our clients can easily manipulate and manage.
What is the fee for telecom inventory?
First of all, there is no fee for our telecom inventory, mobility, or wireless inventory if we are conducting a telecom audit. Same goes for wireless and mobility inventory. Our fees come from the telecom savings or wireless / mobility savings we capture. Moreover, this savings appears on clients’ telecom invoices. Second, if no telecom savings or telecom refunds are found, Auditel doesn’t charge a fee. Moreover, we include a complimentary telecom inventory with each full telecom audit.
In summary, we highly recommend you take the Auditel Challenge and find out what we can uncover inside your telecom invoices. Auditel discovers mistakes, contract non-compliances, old technology billing that no longer works, and more inside phone, data, and network inventory.