Tekelec, a signaling network, mobile phone messages and effective management, announced today that it has developed the system of mobile number portability Manx Telecom Mobile, a wholly owned subsidiary of O2, a Telefonica company. Manx Telecom, based in the Isle of Man, has selected Tekelec for its rapid delivery system and experience of success in mobile number portability. Tekelec developed its first integrated number portability in 1997 with Bell Atlantic (now Verizon), and now has 94 customers number portability in 32 countries, including about a dozen in Europe. Tekelec is likewise the largest market share in portable systems connecting numbers in real time (35%) according to the research report on number portability (Number Portability Research Note) issued by the company and consulting Analysys Mason industrial research. The system of mobile number portability is supported by Tekelec signaling platform EAGLE (R) 5, which supports the same functions and signal transfer points residue (STP), routing based position registration (HLR), Gateway signaling, routing the short message service (SMS) and other functions related to signaling. “The versatility of the EAGLE 5 technology and gives us the flexibility we need to provide mobile number portability while controlling the end result,” said Roy Maddrell, head of the mobile network of Manx Telecom. “Tekelec’s approach also offers us options to expand and add new possibilities are evolving as the needs of customers.” Tekelec provides a unified platform that integrates advanced data management and signaling functions. This simplified approach achieves optimal results and avoid congestion and neck bottle in the network links.