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CS Networks hosts extensive database of ported numbers while utilizing full enum specification compatible with most VOIP based software products.

Enum service is ideal service to maintain correct routing and charging in both SMS and VOIP services, with access to Mobile Number Portability database across the world. Even in countries lacking such databases, CS Networks combine HLR data obtained to provide most accurate data.

CS Networks is fully NAPTR Enum based and compatiible with any DNS software.

 

Country
Implementation date
Short notes
Brazil
2008.09.01
The plan started in March 2007
Chile
2012.01.16
The process takes place overnight.
Canada
2007.03.14
MNP procedure takes 10–20 minutes.
Dominican Republic
2009.09.30
 
Ecuador
2009.10.12
ASCP handled by SystorTelconet and JR Electric Supply
Mexico
2008.07.05
Service handled by Telcordia Technologies and Neoris
Peru
2010.01.01
The user will assume the cost of the new sim card of the new mobile company that will cost around 15 PEN
USA
2003.11.24
MNP procedure takes 2 hours.
 

Asia Pacific

 
Country
Implementation date
Short notes
Australia
2001.09.25
Previously prefixes
04x1, 04x2, 04x3 referred to Optus
04x4, 04x5 and 04x6 referred to Vodafone
043x, referred to Vodafone Hutchison Australia formally known as Hutchison 3G Australia.
04x7, 04x8, 04x9 and 0410x referred to Telstra
Hong Kong
1999.03.01
Service handled by Office of the Telecommunications Authority (OFTA). In the network, you may be charged unexpectedly for a call to a mobile that has been ported form a different network.
India
2011.01.20
Customers can port between prepaid and postpaid options. The master database will be managed by a third party firm. For zone I, Syniverse has been appointed with the MNP and related issues while for zone II, it is Telcordia. The customer should have completed a period of 90 days (from the date of activation of the mobile connection) with the current operator, to be eligible for porting to another operator.
To shift your mobile number from one operator to another, a customer shall send PORT <your Mobile Number> to 1900. You will receive a unique alphanumeric UPC (Unique Porting Code) as a SMS from 1901 giving 8 digit alpha-numeric Unique Porting Code (UPC) and UPC expiry date in MM/DD/YYYY format. Visit the office of your new mobile operator and give them this UPC Code.
Malaysia
2008.10.01
1 day is a minimum time necessary for porting
Pakistan
2007.03.23
Customers can port between prepaid and postpaid options. On porting IN, the recipient company provides, free credit and airtime. The service is handled by Pakistan MNP Database (Guarantee) Limited,
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 the joint venture of all the cellular companies of Pakistan.
Singapore
2008.06.13
Customers are not able to port between prepay and post pay options. Vendor for database installation is Syniverse Technologies
Taiwan
2005.10.13
 
Thailand
2010.12.15
Number Portability Clearinghouse service is handled by Telcordia Technologies. 3 days can be just working days.
 

Europe

 
Country
Implementation date
Short notes
Albania
2010.12.22
Agreement signed on 2010-12-22 between AKEP (Authority of Electronic and Postal Communications) and the service handling company "INFOSOFT SYSTEMS sh.a.". Service not implemented yet.
Austria
2004.10.16
 
Azerbaijan
2013.03.01
 
Belarus
2012.02.01
 
Belgium
2002.10.01
The central solution CRDC has been re-implemented several times. First time it was implemented by Telcordia Technologies US, second time by Cap Gemini Sweden and Belgium, third time by Porthus Belgium. Access to DB: setup fee : €11 000, annual fee: € 3000.
Bulgaria
2008.04.11
 
Croatia
2006.10.01
5 days is maximum possible period necessary for porting a number. Service handled by HAKOM.
Cyprus
2004.07.??
 
Czech Republic
2006.01.15
Before 2013-09-01 it was 30 days to transfer, now just 4 days
Denmark
2001.07.??
The central solutions is called OCH - Operators Clearing House. Before 2009 it was 30–60 days to transfer number, now just 1 day
Estonia
2005.01.01
 
Finland
2003.07.25
Handled by the company Numpac
France
2003.06.30
Heavily improved since November 2011 with a 3-days maximum lead time (was taking 2 months in most cases before 2007, then 10 days)
Germany
2002.11.01
The average price charged is about € 25. The exact amount depends on the old provider. A price limit of € 30.72 was set by the Bundesnetzagentur.
Greece
2003.09.??
Service handled by Telcordia Technologies
Hungary
2004.05.01
 
Iceland
2004.10.01
10 days is maximum possible period. Service handled by Telcordia Technologies
Ireland
2003.07.25
Volumes of ported mobile numbers are reported in the Comreg quarterly report
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Italy
2002.04.01
 
Latvia
2007.??.??
 
Lithuania
2004.01.01
Service handled by Telcordia Technologies. 28 days is a maximum possible period.
Luxembourg
2005.02.01
Managed by the G.I.E Telcom E.I.G. operator group and developed, installed and operated by Systor Trondheim AS.
Macedonia
2008.09.01
The reference database was developed, installed and is presently operated by Seavus Group.
Malta
2005.07.31
4 hours is a period necessary to port a number.
Moldova
2013.07.01
Service handled by Mediafone. 30 days is a maximum possible period
Netherlands
1999.04.??
 
Norway
2001.04.01
Administrated by the National Reference Database (NRDB). The reference database was developed, installed and is presently operated by Systor Trondheim AS.
Poland
2006.02.??
To be administrated by the National Central Database (PLI-CBD) run by Office of Electronic Communications (UKE). 30-day max porting time is to be reduced to 1 day.
Portugal
2002.01.01
Operated by Portabil S.A. Solution implemented by Systor Trondheim AS of Norway.
Romania
2008.10.21
Developed by UTI Systems based on the Porthus implementation
Russia
2013.12.01
 
Slovakia
2004.05.01
Price is different for each operator. Portation request can by set max 2 months into the future.
Slovenia
2005.12.31
5 EUR is a maximum possible price
Spain
2000.10.??
 
Sweden
2001.09.01
The largest operators formed independent company, SNPAC AB, to procure central database (CRDB) solution. Implementation of CRDB is carried out by Cap Gemini & Oracle.
Switzerland
2000.03.??
 
Turkey
2008.11.09
AVEA and Vodafone hired Gantek to implement central database (CRDB) solution and donated it to Turkish Telecommunications Regulatory Authority. Number Portability Clearinghouse service handled by Telcordia Technologies
United Kingdom
1999.01.??
 
 

Middle East and Africa

 
Country
Implementation date
Short notes
Egypt
2008.04.??
NPC serves the centralized administrative and provisioning role of MNP. Number Portability Clearhouse is handled by Telcordia Technologies, where Giza Systems is the system integrator.
Ghana
2011.07.07
Central system operated by Porting Access Ghana, under authorisation from National Communications Authority
Israel
2007.12.03
Service includes landline as well as mobile numbers
Jordan
2010.06.01
Service is not implemented, but is still planned. TRC started the process in 2005 and released the official bid to implement and operate MNP during September 2009.
Kuwait
2013.06.15
The Ministry of Telecommunications has launched the service on 2013-06-15. The project manager is the National Technology Enterprises Company www.ntec.com.kw
Nigeria
2013.04.22
NCC (Nigerian Communications Commission) has adopted a phased approach to the launch of Mobile Number Portability service in Nigeria. The process to port to CDMA networks will begin as soon as the GSM porting process is completed and launched. Mobile Number Portability will initially be available among the GSM mobile operators: MTN, GLOBACOM, ETISALAT, and AIRTEL.
Oman
2006.08.26
Implemented as a decentralized solution by Porthus for Nawras, and by Gulf Business Machines/Telcordia for Oman Mobile.
Saudi Arabia
2006.07.08
Managed by the Centralized Clearinghouse Approach, through the NPC (Number Portability Clearinghouse), a product of Telcordia Technologies. The implementer and system integrator is Giza Arabia.
South Africa
2006.11.10
The three operators, Vodacom SAMTN SA, and Cell C, formed an independent company for the implementation and management of the central solution. After delays, the implementation of this solution was awarded to local company Saab Grintek teamed up with Telcordia Technologies.