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June 13, 2023

Electronic Bill Payments Enhance Customer Experience

Efficient billing processes are crucial for providers to ensure accurate and timely billing for their customers. Paymentus specializes in electronic bill presentation and payment (EBPP) solutions. Paymentus simplifies the payment process by providing secure and user-friendly interfaces, ensuring a seamless experience for customers. The integration of ETI Software’s end to end service management platform and Paymentus enables a service-oriented, highly automated and efficient end-to-end approach to telecommunications business operations.

Integration Benefits

Enhanced Billing Accuracy

The integration between ETI Software and Paymentus eliminates the need for manual data entry, reducing the potential for human errors in the billing process. The automated transfer of data ensures that accurate billing information is captured and reflected in customers’ invoices.

Streamlined Payment Collection

By leveraging Paymentus’ EBPP (electonic bill payment and presentment) capabilities, utility providers can offer diverse payment options to customers, such as credit cards, e-checks, and mobile wallets. This flexibility leads to higher payment acceptance rates and quicker collections. Moreover, Paymentus facilitates recurring payments, reducing late payments and enhancing cash flow for utility companies.

Improved Customer Experience

The seamless integration between ETI Software and Paymentus empowers customers with self-service capabilities. They can easily access their bills, view consumption patterns, and make payments through a preferred channel. This convenience not only increases customer satisfaction but also reduces call center volumes as customers can resolve billing inquiries independently.

Operational Efficiency

The integration streamlines the end-to-end billing process, reducing manual intervention and associated administrative costs. By automating tasks such as data synchronization, bill generation, and payment reconciliation, utility providers can reallocate resources to more strategic initiatives. This improves operational efficiency and allows staff to focus on delivering exceptional customer service.

Optimize Success

The integration of ETI Software and Paymentus offers utility providers a comprehensive solution to optimize their billing processes. By combining ETI Software’s robust utility management capabilities with Paymentus’ user-friendly payment platform, utility companies can achieve billing accuracy, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve overall operational efficiency. As utility providers strive to meet evolving customer expectations, embracing such integrations becomes crucial to deliver seamless experiences and drive business success in the utility industry.

About the Author

Brad Hine - Director, Partner/Channel Development

With over 16 years in the telecom software industry, Brad Hine specializes in product management, sales and channel development.  He is currently the Director of Partner Development at ETI Software Solutions, out of Atlanta, GA.  Brad’s demonstrated experience is in BSS/OSS solutions, geospatial strategy for telecoms and combining them to create operational efficiency through real-time, data-driven dashboards.  He has been a frequent conference speaker for the Fiber Broadband Association and Broadband Communities Summit and is a host of The Broadband Bunch, a podcast about broadband and how it impacts our communities. He is an alumnus of the University of Georgia.