Number Portability Data Exchange Solution Expected to Serve as Model for Global CarriersPISCATAWAY, N.J., April 12 — (PRNewswire) — Telcordia ( www.telcordia.com), a global leader in the development of fixed, mobile and broadband communications software and services, today announced a contract with the Number Portability Technical Committee and Comision Federal de Telecomunicaciones (COFETEL), Mexico's telecommunications regulator, to provide the distribution and query service of number portability in the country for SMS and content providers and other emerging players in the mobile content ecosystem, effectively helping to accelerate the use and adoption of advanced services in Mexico.
Content providers and operators are looking to extend their reach to subscribers with the introduction of MMS, location-based content and other personalized data services. With new opportunities come additional challenges when providers try to interconnect networks and services. As the provider of data exchange services, Telcordia enables operators and Web-based providers to deliver next-generation applications and services across partner networks by providing accurate and authoritative subscriber routing information.
"In Mexico we are charged with safeguarding the integrity, security and privacy of the data among all who need to access and share it," said Richard Jacowleff, President, Interconnection Solutions, Telcordia. "Mexico is leading the way in this market opportunity and we believe this will become a model that other international markets will follow as they address the increasingly critical issue of data exchange."
As the center point connecting users, operators and content providers in a market of this size, Telcordia will serve as an authoritative and trusted source for number portability data exchange services and is at the forefront of delivering this service and establishing relationships with the key service and content providers in Mexico.
Service and content providers interested in accessing Mexico portability information for routing purposes should contact Telcordia at www.telcordia.com/services/interconnection/mobile-id.html. For more information about Telcordia, visit www.telcordia.com.
Telcordia, a global leader in the development of mobile, broadband and enterprise communications software and services, enables Communications Service Providers (CSPs), enterprises, suppliers and government entities to successfully deploy innovative and advanced services that help our clients realize operational efficiencies, drive revenue, and maintain a competitive edge in the new era of services-dominated communications. Telcordia has globally trusted expertise in software and services to meet the needs of customers and partners, including, consulting, next-generation OSS, network and application interconnection, service delivery and charging solutions, industry research and new technology development. Telcordia is headquartered in Piscataway, N.J., with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Central and Latin America. ( www.telcordia.com).
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Number Portability Technical Committee
Comision Federal de Telecomunicaciones
Sharon Oddy, Telcordia Technologies, Inc.