|By PR Newswire||
|March 20, 2014 01:10 PM EDT||
PISCATAWAY, N.J., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iconectiv, the worldwide leader in number portability administration, announced today that it has been selected as the new number portability administrator in Peru. The introduction of a competitive process by OSIPTEL, the Peruvian regulator, allowed for the selection of a single vendor for both mobile and fixed line number portability based on objective technical, operational and economic selection criteria. Mobile number portability has been offered in Peru since 2010.
With the recent Peru award, iconectiv now manages number portability in 4 of the top 6 markets in Latin America. On a global basis, iconectiv's number portability solutions are deployed in 19 countries making it the largest and most experienced leader in number portability administration worldwide. The list of countries includes United States, Canada, India, South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey, Lithuania, Greece, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Mexico and now Peru.
"Having provided number portability solutions for over 15 years and having run number portability administration services around the world for over 10 years, the combination of our technology and field experience enables us to assume operations as the new number portability administrator in a very short timeframe," said Richard Jacowleff, President and CEO of iconectiv. "We look forward to supporting the Peruvian government and the carrier community, as we commence the transition to enhanced service portability."
For more information about iconectiv, visit: www.iconectiv.com.
Telcordia Technologies, Inc., doing business as iconectiv, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ericsson, develops market leading solutions that enable operators to interconnect networks, devices, and applications critical to evolving the global telecommunications marketplace. iconectiv's powerful, trusted, neutral solutions for the telecommunications industry includes number portability clearinghouses, mobile messaging services, anti-theft mobile device registries, spectrum management databases and other interconnection information services. iconectiv's solutions are used by more than 1,000 operators, regulators and content providers and are currently used to provide services to over 1 billion end users. For more information, visit: www.iconectiv.com