PISCATAWAY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iconectiv, an authoritative partner of the global communications industry connecting more than two billion people every day, along with its longtime partner Nevapark Management Consulting Services, announce the successful number portability transactions of more than 10 million fixed and mobile ported telephone numbers in Greece since 2004.
In 2003, iconectiv was selected by the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT) as the mobile and fixed number portability clearinghouse in Greece after an international bid where its experience with number portability in other countries had been taken into consideration. Since then, iconectiv has been the provider of number portability for subscribers in Greece. Each year about 1 million fixed and mobile numbers are ported securely, letting consumers keep their telephone number as they transfer between carriers.
“iconectiv provides a centralized number portability clearinghouse to Greece and has been working closely with EETT and the service providers to ensure the solution consistently delivers reliable processes and protocols to facilitate and complete secure portability transactions,” said Scott Puopolo, Executive Vice President, Information Solutions, iconectiv. “Greece is one of the earliest adopters and pioneers in fixed and mobile number portability and iconectiv is looking forward to providing continued support. Over 10 million numbers have been ported in Greece, signifying another milestone in iconectiv’s global presence of providing number portability services globally.”
iconectiv is a leading number portability provider for Tier 1 subscribers and top U.S. operators. The continuation of Greece’s number portability contract and successful porting rate further illuminates iconectiv’s prowess and authority in number portability worldwide. iconectiv also manages number portability in over 20 countries worldwide, including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Egypt, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tunisia, Turkey, U.A.E., and the U.S.
As the authoritative partner of the communications industry for more than 30 years, iconectiv’s market-leading solutions enable the interconnection of networks, devices, and applications for more than two billion people every day. Working closely with private, government, and non-governmental organizations, iconectiv continues to protect and secure telecommunication infrastructures for service providers, governments, and enterprises, while providing network and operations management, numbering, registry, messaging, and fraud and identity solutions to more than 1,200 organizations globally.
A U.S.-based company, Telcordia Technologies, doing business as iconectiv, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ericsson. For more information, visit www.iconectiv.com.