CONSULTATIONS

OUR SERVICES

The experienced  team of international experts provides consultancy services during the whole implementation of lifecycle of the number portability (NP)  service: from the initial idea to provision of the service. Our consultancy services are based on thorough knowledge of implementation and provision of the number portability service, familiarity with worldwide best practice and many years of experience.

Consultancy before provision of the number portability service

The goal of these consultations is to assist the market players and the institution regulating the telecommunication market in making decisions concerning the requirements of the number portability service, to help choose the most suitable model and process of provision of the number portability service as well as to anticipate the potential effect on the competitive environment in the country. 

These consultations cover:
  •  Preparation of legislation regulating number portability in order to protect the public interest and promote competition.
  • Preparation of the procedures of public procurement of number portability in a manner that ensures transparency, non-discrimination and efficiency of selection of the service provider.
  • Preparation of the specifications and technical conditions of number portability adapted to the specific requirements of a particular country.
  • Consultations regarding effective management of the numbering plan of the country.
  • Preparation of project management documentation.

Consultancy during implementation and provision of the number portability service

The goal of these consultations is to assure a smooth process of implementation of number portability systems, to control integration of number portability systems with the network management and information systems available to the carriers within the timeframe of the planned schedule. 

These consultations cover:
  • Adaptation of the chosen number portability solution to the national regulator’s requirements.
  • Optimal selection of the number portability processes with regard to the specific capabilities of the carriers.
  • Analysis of the time schedules for project management presented by the providers of the number portability service and presentation of offers.
  • Assessment of consistency of the planned works and activities of implementation of the number portability solution.
  • Monitoring and control of the works being performed, assessment of compliance of work quality and completion with the time schedule.
  • Ex ante assessment of the load and productivity of the number portability systems.
  • Ex ante assessment of the availability, reliability, security and expandability of the number portability systems.

Consultancy during provision of the number portability service


The goal of these consultations is to ensure the quality of the number portability systems in actual operation, to assess the effect of the number portability service on the market and customers’ satisfaction with the service. 

These consultations cover:
  • Analysis of operating processes, identification and escalation of problematic areas, presentation of suggestions for improvement of the processes with regard to the actual demand of the number portability service and the influence on the carriers’ activities.
  • Assessment of the actual load and productivity of the operating number portability systems.
  • Assessment of the actual availability, reliability, security and expandability of the number portability system in operation.
  • Analysis of the statistics of number portability, presentation of conclusions and forecasts. 
Selection and implementation of the number portability solution is a very complicated process in every country of the world; therefore, opting for professional consultancy services would enable the institution regulating the telecommunication market and the operators to save a lot of time, human resources and funds while determining how to implement and provide the number portability service in a way that is acceptable to everyone.