Commission proposes number portability continuation
A draft determination from the Commerce Commission proposes continuing the regulation of number portability services for both local and mobile telephone numbers for another five years.
Number portability enables a customer to switch telecommunications providers while retaining the same telephone number.
These include extending the standard hours of operation to guarantee that consumers can switch providers on a Saturday, and tidying up some terms to make it easier for telecommunications providers to undertake network updates.
Submissions on the draft determination close on 1 December 2016.
Last updated on the 3rd November 2016