Local and Mobile Number Portability are regulated multi-network services under the Telecommunications Act 2001.
The Commerce Commission has jurisdiction for new parties wishing to seek access to number portability services. The Commission provides general guidelines for new access seekers.
Once a party is granted access via the Commission’s process the TCF assists with facilitating access to the Industry Portability Management System (IPMS).
The TCF works with industry to ensure that Service Levels for LMNP are adhered to. The TCF is also responsible for the managing the cost allocation process for LMNP.