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Russell Williams   What is Number Portability? Number Portability, refers to the ability to switch telephone service provider while keeping your telephone number with you. This time last year mobile phone subscribers in the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) member states were told that they could look forward to Number […]

Number Portability in ECTEL States Delayed


Castries, Saint Lucia.  Member States of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority-ECTEL will advance plans to move to number portability later this month. Number Portability (NP) enables telephone users to retain their telephone number when changing from one network operator to another. It is considered to be a key factor in […]

ECTEL Member States moving closer to implementing number portability


PRESS RELEASE Castries, Saint Lucia. The Council of Ministers of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), will meet in St. Kitts and Nevis this week for their 32nd Council Meeting.   The Council of Ministers of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), will meet in St. Kitts and Nevis this […]

ECTEL Council of Ministers To Meet In St. Kitts



The Telecommunications Regulatory Body for the Eastern Caribbean ECTEL celebrates its 15th Anniversary today. Below is the prepared speech made to mark the occasion.    Address by the Honourable Minister Responsible for Telecommunications on the Occasion of the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL)   “Committed to […]

ECTEL CELEBRATES 15th ANNIVERSARY 


Removing Mobile Competition Obstacles, Facilitating Consumer Choice By Bevil Wooding Liberalisation of the telecommunications market and the introduction of new players to the Caribbean mobile landscape were supposed to usher in a new era of competition and choice for consumers. To some extent it has. We are past the dark […]

Time for Mobile Number Portability