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Oracle Communications Convergent Charging Controller - Release Announcement (Doc ID 2621408.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 27, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Convergent Charging Controller - Version to [Release 12.0.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Communications Convergent Charging Controller (OC3C) 12.0 (Version was released on December 5th, 2019.

This announcement lists various functional and operational enhancements delivered in this release.

64-bit Capability Enhancement

From, NCC has been optimized for 64-bit operating systems (OS’) and this release extends on this by further utilizing this architecture to lower the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for our customers. This feature drives an increase in the range of below mentioned elements so that a higher range of elements can fit in a product installation:

Advanced Control Services (ACS)

Redirection Information Parameter

In case of call forwarding scenario, Redirection Information parameter is now captured from Initial Detection Point (IDP) onto incoming data profile tags so that any business processing logic can be implemented based on those parameters.

Parameters read from Redirection Information are: 

  • Redirection indicator
  • Original redirection reason
  • Redirection counter
  • Redirection reason 

Sample Diameter Control Agent (DCA) Redirection to Uniform Resource Locator (URL) Control Plan (CPL)

As part of this release, an updated Session Redirect CPL is now shipped. The redirection CPL is now enhanced to support redirection to a configured URL in both initial and update reservations. Different URL servers can be configured for each scenario.

Counters can be configured to limit the redirection attempts to the redirection server to handle scenarios where a customer has insufficient balance.

Charging based on Rating Group (RG) or Service Identifier (SI)

As part of this release both Service-Identifier and the Rating-Group Attribute Value Pairs (AVPs) are read Out Of the Box (OOTB) and stored in pre-defined profile tags so that business specific use cases can be derived based on these AVPs.

Voucher Management

As part of this release, Voucher related actions and effects are made applicable across different interfaces like User Interface (UI), Provisioning Interface (PI) and through external simulators like Service Logic Program Instance Tester (SLPIT).

Changes have been made to capture Voucher Recharge state visibility in Voucher History tab, when recharge happens through PI or SLPIT/Control Plan. 

[Important Note:] The complete list and description of these new features and a Bug fixes is available in the Release notes. See references for more details.



Product Download

Updated documentation and packages are available for download from the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud.  See reference provided for detailed instructions on accessing the Documentation Media Pack (includes release notes).  

Customers migrating from legacy platform versions should contact Support before attempting upgrade.  In many case it will be recommended that consulting is involved to design and end-to-end upgrade plan. Consulting contact details can be found through the Oracle Global Contacts site.


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In this Document
 64-bit Capability Enhancement
 Advanced Control Services (ACS)
 Voucher Management

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