Decision Date: 02/08/2006
6 November 2006 - Release of Request for Proposal on the Centralised Number Portability Database Solution
15 June 2007 - Appointment of Syniverse Technologies as the Centralised Database Administrator for True Number Portability
16 April 2008 - Full Mobile Number Portability From 13 June
16 April 2008
15 June 2007
6 December 2006
Request for Proposal on Centralised Number Portability Database Solution
About the Request For Proposal
IDA issued the Request for Proposal on the Centralised Number Portability Database Solution (RFP) to invite interested ICT companies to submit proposals for the provision and operation of the Centralised Number Portability Database in Singapore. The RFP arose from IDA's 2 August 2006 announcement to implement True Number Portability in Singapore from fourth quarter of 2007. The RFP closed on 6 December 2006 with a total of 6 submissions.
List of Centralised Number Portability Database Solution RFP Submissions
|NeuStar Asia Pacific Pte Ltd|
|Nokia Pte Ltd|
|Syniverse Technologies Pte. Ltd|
|T-Systems Singapore Pte Ltd|
|Tech Mahindra (Singapore) Pte. Limited|
|Unified Communications Holdings Ltd and Telcordia Singapore Pte Ltd|
IDA will now evaluate the proposals submitted. IDA expects to appoint the Centralised Database Administrator in early 2007. The Centralised Database Administrator will be required, for a start, to develop a centralised database system that will inter-work with the fixed line and mobile services providers to enable the provision of number portability services to all end-users in Singapore. The appointed Centralised Database Administrator will also operate the centralised database system for seven years from the launch of True Number Portability.
6 November 2006Request for Proposal on Centralised Number Portability Database Solution
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) issued the Request for Proposal on the Centralised Number Portability Database Solution (RFP) to invite interested ICT companies to submit proposals for the provision and operation of the Centralised Number Portability Database in Singapore. The RFP arose from IDA's 2 August 2006 announcement to implement True Number Portability in Singapore from fourth quarter of 2007.
The submission deadline for the RFP will be on 6 December 2006. All submissions must reach IDA not later than 1700 hrs. IDA will evaluate the submissions and expects to appoint the Centralised Number Portability Database provider and administrator in early 2007.
A company who is interested in this RFP is required to send an email to the following person in IDA to request for a copy of the RFP document:
The company shall provide the following details in its request:
Company Name and Address
Company's Designated Contact Person's Particulars (Name, Designation, Contact Number and Email Address)
A company who has requested for a copy of the RFP document will be required to execute a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) with IDA. Upon receiving the company's request, IDA will provide the company a copy of the NDA for execution prior to the release of the RFP document.
2 August 2006IDA's Decision on the Review of Number Portability
|Public Consultation Document|
|IDA's Decision on the Review of Number Portability (80.29KB)|
|IDA's Consumer Awareness and Satisfaction Survey 2005 -Number Portability (127.08KB)|
7 October 2005
Notice: IDA has received requests from the industry to extend the deadline for the submission of comments to the 'Review of Number Portability' consultation paper. IDA will grant an extension of 2 days from the original deadline. All responses should reach IDA by 12 noon, 7 October 2005.
IDA's Public Consultation Document - Released on 6 September 2005
|Public Consultation Document|
|Consultation Paper (412.55KB)|
All views and comments should be submitted in writing and in both hard and soft copy (preferable in Microsoft Word format), and should reach IDA by 12 noon, 5 October 2005. Respondents are required to include their personal/company particulars as well as the correspondence address in their submissions to this Consultation Paper. Views and comments should be addressed to:
Mr. Andrew J. Haire
Assistant Director-General (Telecoms)
Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore
8 Temasek Boulevard
#14-00 Suntec Tower Three
Fax: (65) 6211 2116
Please submit your soft copies to e-mail: Lim_Hsueh_Wei@imda.gov.sg
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