Original implementation date delayed in light of COVID-19 situation.
ATIS today announced that, based on the consensus of its Ordering and Billing Forum (OBF) Access Service Ordering (ASO) Committee, the delayed implementation of the Access Service Ordering Guidelines (ASOG) Version 60 due to COVID-19 has been rescheduled for September 19, 2020. ASOG V60 will be implemented concurrently with ASOG V61 on this date. ASO will be closely monitoring ongoing risk assessment with these releases until their implementation.
The ASOG is a valued industry resource to facilitate service orders between ICT service providers. ASOG V60 has already been published, and was set to be implemented in March. The delay is to ensure IT systems remain stable to continue to electronically process high-priority orders related to the activities brought about by COVID-19.
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OBF creates the collaborative standards and solutions that ensure accurate billing for the industry’s core services as well as emerging innovations. It is the industry’s go-to resource for resolving key issues and creating ordering, billing, provisioning and exchange of information solutions about access services as well as other connectivity between telecommunications customers and providers. Learn more.
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