Local Tech Wire

MORRISVILLE, N.C. – Tekelec, (NASDAQ: TKLC) has won its 100th number portability customer. With the selection by India’s Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) last month, Tekelec also has won nine of the 11 Indian number portability bids it has entered, the company said on Wednesday.

number-portability footprint now spans 34 countries and includes service providers such as Verizon, T-Mobile Germany, Reliance Communications, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. and multiple Orange subsidiaries.

According to the Number Portability Research Note published by research and consultancy firm Analysys Mason, Tekelec has the largest market share for real-time connection number portability solutions.

Tekelec supports number portability over both signaling system 7 (SS7) and session initiation protocol (SIP). The solution handles voice, short message service (SMS), multimedia messaging service (MMS) and pre-paid calls; and is used in GSM, CDMA, VoIP, cable and fixed-line networks.

Number portability is part of Tekelec’s comprehensive subscriber data management (SDM) suite, which includes a next-generation home location register (ngHLR), home subscriber server (HSS), and authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) Server. Tekelec’s SDM solution consolidates and manages converged subscriber profiles across 2G, 3G and LTE domains to lower costs and speed delivery of new services.

Tekelec has more than 25 offices around the world serving customers in more than 100 countries.

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