System, method and computer readable medium for billing based on a duration of a service period

  • US 20070299721A1
  • Filed: 10/13/2006
  • Published: 12/27/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/13/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for billing based on a duration of a service period, comprising:

  • sending fleet data from a third party entity to a toll authority via a toll rental entity;

    matching toll data with the fleet data by the toll authority;

    if the toll data matches the fleet data;

    charging an account by the toll authority; and

    sending the matched data to the toll rental entity;

    determining, by the toll rental entity, if the sent matched data is related to an opt-in for duration based tolling or an opt-out for duration based tolling;

    if the sent matched data is related to an opt-in for duration based tolling, charging the third party entity for the duration based tolling; and

    if the sent matched data is related to an opt-out for duration based tolling, applying at least one of;

    a fee for the duration based tolling;

    a toll usage amount;

    a service fee for the duration based tolling; and

    a service fee for the toll usage.

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