Citizens will soon have the option to change telephone providers without changing numbers

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February 16, 2016: Customers of mobile as well as fixed line telephone services will be able to change service providers without changing their telephone numbers.

An agreement amongst mobile and fixed line telephone operators and Porting XS, for the provision of service provider Number Portability (NP) in Trinidad and Tobago, will be formally executed on Tuesday February 16th 2016.

NP will allow customers of mobile as well as fixed line telephone services to change service providers without changing their telephone numbers.

Execution of the agreement takes place at the office of the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago, #5 Eighth Avenue Extension, off 12th Street Barataria at 10:00am

In attendance will be senior officials of Columbus Communications Trinidad Limited, Digicel (Trinidad and Tobago Limited, Lisa Communications Limited, Massy Communications Limited, Open Telecom Limited, Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago. 

Senior officials of Porting XS will also be present at the event. Porting XS is the selected provider for a centralised solution for the provision of service provider number portability in Trinidad and Tobago.

 

All media are invited for this photo opportunity.

 

For further information please contact:

The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago

#5 Eight Avenue Extention off Twelfth St. Barataria.

Tel: (868) 675-8288; (868) 221-8288; (868) 222-8288 

 

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