It offers Number Portability
Clearinghouse, a number repository for porting numbers between operators; Number Portability
Gateway, an operator-based control point for mobile/fixed line operators; North American Number Portability
Gateway that automates flowthrough for virtual phone number porting; Number Management System, an application for storing, accessing, and administering number resources/information; and number portability
planning/advisory, numbering advisory, and seminar services.
Teresa Cottam, Chief Strategist at industry analysts Telesperience says: "With this rollout, BroadForward is demonstrating how an often overlooked capability such as number portability
can be made available irrespective of the service domain technology.
To see which of the four explanations applies to the global diffusion of number portability
regulation, first, I collected data on number portability
, the start of fixed line phone competition, and the start of mobile phone competition in countries around the world.
Saleh al-Kuwari, Regulatory Authority Technical Affairs Manager at ictQATAR and head of the National Numbering Committee said: "ictQATAR is pleased that significant progress has been made in bringing the benefits of mobile number portability
to telecommunications consumers in Qatar.
Draft National Telecom Policy 2011 proposes free roaming pan-India number portability
He also said that consumers in Bahrain who wish to apply for the number portability
service can contact or visit the new service provider they wish to transfer their number to, and the new service provider will activate the service, which should take no more than six working days.
The one-stop-shop number portability
procedure was formally introduced in order to help customers who want to change their operator but keep their number.
That 10 percent is in addition to customers who have already migrated to wireless and those who are likely to do so despite the number portability
Compliant with the provisions incorporated in the National Telecom Policy 2012 on One Nation- Full Mobile Number Portability
, the TRAI has obtained a DoT note on 27th December 2012, through which the Department had asked for the telecom regulator s suggestions for the nationwide implementation of the Full Mobile Number Portability
Neustar manages the Number Portability
Administration Center (NPAC), the US national telephone number registry service that enables the routing of calls to ported numbers.
The aim of its number portability
service is to provide consumers more flexibility in choosing a company that suits their requirements.
Bahrain's TRA plans to launch mobile number portability
in the country on 17th July.