Today telecom billing systems need to scale. Billrun has built a MongoDB-based system to simplify traditional billing. It reduces complexity by streamlining billing process in the following ways:
Mediation system which are integral part of billing process become redundant. Rating module is much more intuitive with object database and can handle complex plans. Invoicing is dynamic - metadata of invoice is json (json2pdf) With these new capabilities, Billrun can handle an unprecedented number of new subscribers. This real-time billing system is used to dramatically reduce monthly billing cycle, give alerts on usage and cost to subscribers, and provide fraud detection. Recently open sourced, this versatile application can be applied to other fields, including healthcare and GPS tracking.