Nextel Mexico Uses Telcordia

Nextel Mexico selects Telcordia for number portability

October 8, 2008

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Two months after leading the deployment of wireline and wireless number portability in Mexico, Telcordia ( today announced that Nextel Mexico, one of the world's leading providers of fully integrated wireless communication services, is the latest Tier 1 service provider to successfully implement the Telcordia® Number Portability Gateway. This will bring the added choice and convenience of number portability to Mexican residents.

Headquartered in Mexico City, Nextel Mexico provides service to more than 2.4 million customers in more than 26 cities. By endorsing number portability in Mexico and using the Telcordia Number Portability Gateway, Nextel Mexico is making it easier for consumers and enterprises to switch to its advanced network, which features digital cellular voice services, data services, wireless Internet access and Nextel Direct Connect® and International Direct Connect(TM), a digital two-way radio feature.

Deployed by 236 service providers in 12 countries, the Telcordia product enables Nextel Mexico to improve its competitive position by automating the porting process to reduce costs and enhance the customer experience. The Telcordia Number Portability Gateway automates and streamlines the porting process for Nextel Mexico consumer and business users as they switch service providers.

"The Telcordia Number Portability Gateway lets Nextel Mexico turn a regulatory requirement into a competitive advantage," said Richard Jacowleff, President, Interconnection Solutions, Telcordia. "By reducing number portability's cost and complexity, the Number Portability Gateway enables Nextel Mexico to add customers efficiently and quickly, so they begin driving revenue within hours instead of days. At the same time, customers of other wireless and wireline operators can switch to Nextel Mexico quickly and easily."

Telcordia Technologies Inc.

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