PortingXS is a number solutions provider in the Telecommunication and IT industry

Founded in 2001, PortingXS is a Dutch number portability solutions supplier and service provider with active operations in more than 20 countries. In recent years the world has become our working place: from The Netherlands to Ghana, and from Gibraltar to Panama, we ensure that people can port their number when switching telecom provider.

Our core Business Number portability solutions and numbering management services.

Our Mission We provide reliable access to global telecoms data through smart applications.

Our Vision The globalization of markets and telecoms related data requires an organisation that provides reliable and accessible access, regardless of the size of the customer. Standardized or Customized: PortingXS provides your optimal solution.

PortingXS is a major contributor in advisory projects and developments in telecommunication and IT, especially where it concerns number portability, numbering management and related topics. Moreover, we focus on the opportunities and not on the problems. In our quest for solutions, we often examine unconventional routes and try to find solutions of a practical and efficient nature. This results in:

  • Fast and reliable number portability
  • Optimal service for telephony customers
  • Accurate data on network locations
  • High quality management information

The introduction of number portability is an important step in the liberalization of telecommunications markets. The definition of number portability: To enable subscribers to retain a telephone number when changing their network or service provider. PortingXS would like to add: In an easy, fast, safe and customer friendly manner. Let us show you how.

PortingXS Timeline

2001

The start of PortingXS

The start of PortingXS
PortingXS is founded, with Tele2 as launching Number Portability customer for the Dutch market.
2002

Growth on the Dutch Market

The company grows on the Dutch market with more and more Telco’s joining the PortingXS platform.
2005

Launching ‘Portier’

Launch of the first online Number Porting application ‘Portier’.
2006

Orange Mobile

Onboarding of Orange Mobile for the Dutch market.
2008

Isle of Man / The Channel Islands – Mobile Number Portability

Isle of Man / The Channel Islands – Mobile Number Portability
First international bid won! The implementation and operation of Number Portability for The Channel Islands and The Isle of man.
2009

Smart Validation development

First development of Smart Validation solutions, such as IVR and SMS validation.
2009

Kenya – Mobile Number Portability (MNP) implementation

Kenya – Mobile Number Portability (MNP) implementation
We implemented a Central Reference Database with inter-operator communications. The system implemented was a “standard” PortingXS solution, with a 4 message process for an inport and SMS functionality for validation.
2010

N-Base

Development and implementation of N-Base, a complete number management solution.
2011

Ghana – Mobile Portability process

Ghana – Mobile Portability process
Project for PortingXS was running from October 2010 until the going live date of July 7th 2011. We have implemented a Central Reference Database with inter operator communications, customized to the requirements of the operators. Customer Authorisation is initiated by the customer, sending an SMS to the database.
2011

Panama – Custom Made System

Panama – Custom Made System
The delivered system was custom made. Scanned documents are part of the Porting Request, and after a Blocked Request by the Donor Operator, Regulator ASEP checks if this is a valid blocking reason or not. If the reason is not valid, ASEP can overrule and the order is authorized OK.
2011

First Real Time Porting

PortingXS first: Real time porting is a fact!
2012

Cayman Islands – Fixed and Mobile Number Portability solution

Cayman Islands – Fixed and Mobile Number Portability solution
The solution implemented on the Caymans Islands is an Centralized Database solution with inter operator messaging. It follows the standard number porting process for Fixed and Mobile, with IVR and SMS validation solutions in place. The project started in February 2011 and number portability went live on 20 February 2012.
2012

Gibraltar – Centralized Database Solution

Gibraltar – Centralized Database Solution
What we implemented in Gibraltar is a Centralized Database solution with inter operator messaging. It follows the standard number porting process for Fixed and Mobile, with IVR and SMS validation solutions. The lead time for a mobile port is 24H, for fixed NP it may take up to 3 weeks.
2013

Bahamas – Fixed Number Portability solution

Bahamas – Fixed Number Portability solution
The solution implemented on The Bahamas is a Centralized Database solution with inter operator messaging. It follows the standard number porting process for Fixed, with the IVR validation solution in place. The contract is signed in April and started May 2013. FNP was live on the 2nd of December 2013.
2014

Haiti – Mobile Number Portability solution

Haiti – Mobile Number Portability solution
This process was initiated by the CONATEL (regulator of Haiti). Due to external delaying factors, the system is not live yet. Expected go-live of the system is TBD. The mobile operators involved in the process are: − Digicel Haiti − Natcom
2015

Jamaica – Fixed and Mobile Number Portability solution

Jamaica – Fixed and Mobile Number Portability solution
The solution implemented on Jamaica is a Centralized Database solution with inter operator messaging. It follows the standard number porting process for Mobile, with the SMS validation solution in place. The contract is signed in March and the project started March 2015. MNP was live April 2015.
2015

International Number Gateway Solution

Development of an International Number Gateway solution, expanding our services to other existing environments.
2015

Senegal – Mobile Number Portability

Senegal – Mobile Number Portability
Orange connects to gateway using the Inports solution.
2016

Trinidad and Tobago – Fixed and Mobile Number Portability

Trinidad and Tobago – Fixed and Mobile Number Portability
PortingXS installed and implemented the NP services for the operators. We started this project in January and at this moment the operators are connected to the platform and testing their services. After successful E2E testing the MNP service can be launched, which is planned for the end of March 2016.
2016

Tunisia – Number Portability Solution

Tunisia – Number Portability Solution
For the individual Tunisian operator Ooredoo, PortingXS has developed a gateway solution to granting them access to the centralized database for MNP and FNP.
2016

Namibia – Number Portability System

Namibia – Number Portability System
In partnership with Virtua Technologies, we developed a number portability system. The solution implemented in Namibia is a locally hosted geo redundant Centralized Database solution with inter operator messaging. It follows the number porting process for Mobile, with IVR and SMS validation solutions in place.
2016

Ireland – Fixed Number portability – Centralized Database Solution

Ireland – Fixed Number portability – Centralized Database Solution
PortingXS installed and implemented the FNP services for the operators. Project started January 2016 and services went live October 2016. The solution implemented Ireland is a Centralized database solution with Inter Operator Communications.
2017

Belgium – Gateway Solutions

Belgium – Gateway Solutions
Development of gateway solutions allowing access to our Southern neighbours.
2018

Benin – Mobile Number Portability – Centralized Database Solution

Benin – Mobile Number Portability – Centralized Database Solution
The solution implemented in Benin is an Centralized Database solution with inter operator messaging. It follows the standard number porting process for Mobile, with SMS validation solutions in place. We have implemented the solution in close partnership with our local entity PortingBenin.
2018

Nigeria – Mobile Number Portability – Centralized Database Solution

Nigeria – Mobile Number Portability – Centralized Database Solution
The solution implemented in Nigeria is an Centralized Database solution with inter operator messaging. It follows the standard number porting process for Mobile, with SMS validation solutions in place. We have implemented the solution in close partnership with our local Partner InterConnect Nigeria.
2019

Development of European porting gateway

Our mission and vision

Our mission
We provide reliable access to global telecoms data through smart applications.

Our vision
The globalisation of markets and telecoms related data requires an organisation that provides reliable and accessible access, regardless of the size of the customer. Standardised or customised: PortingXS provides your optimal solution.