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The upcoming interconnection agenda will pull together a common database of phone numbers, which will be managed by the telecom watchdog.
The upcoming interconnection agenda will pull together a common database of phone numbers, which will be managed by the telecom watchdog.
The common records will act as the base for networks to provide their customers with phone numbers of competing service providers. rn

rnCellular phone numbers will be left of the database, included only on request from the user.rn

rnAll operators will be required to give phone numbers, names and addresses of customers connected to competing networks to their own base free of cost. rn

rnTelecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) officials say leading directory publishers were interested in the data and that the commission would consider authorising a third party publication. rn

rnMeanwhile, Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) will be required to offer its value added services including operator assisted calls and directory assist