Evolving Systems

March 24, 2010 08:00 ET

Evolving Systems' Porting Gateway Solution Helps Customers Manage Accelerated Number Portability

FCC Ruling Reduces Number Portability Interval From Four Days to One Day

ENGLEWOOD, CO--(Marketwire - March 24, 2010) -  Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL), a leading provider of software solutions and services to the wireless, wireline and cable markets, today announced it has entered into contracts with three of its U.S. customers to address accelerated number porting intervals and comply with new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) orders.

On May 13, 2009, the United States FCC adopted an order decreasing the number porting interval for the majority of fixed line and intermodal ports, such as wireline to wireless, from four days to one day, and imposed an aggressive timeline for operators to comply with the newly reduced intervals. As a major supplier of number porting solutions to fixed line operators in the U.S., Evolving Systems worked with operators and standards committees to ensure all the necessary updates will be available to its customers to meet the announced deadlines. 

"We are pleased to have signed contracts with three of our key customers for extensions to our OrderPath® porting gateway in support of the new FCC requirements. Our portfolio of number portability solutions provides our customers with the ability to rapidly comply with external changes without making significant changes to their internal systems," Steve Farnsworth, VP of Number Management Solutions, remarked. "We continue to see the telecommunications network evolve, and we expect that as additional changes are adopted, our customers will rely on our solutions to keep pace with these changes."

About Evolving Systems
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL) is a provider of software and services to more than 70 network operators in over 40 countries worldwide. Its portfolio includes market-leading products for Service Activation, Service Verification, Process Management, Dynamic SIM Allocation, Number Portability, Number Inventory and Mediation solutions. Founded in 1985, the Company has headquarters in Englewood, Colorado, with offices in the United Kingdom, Germany, India and Malaysia. Further information is available at

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States' Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, based on current expectations, estimates and projections that are subject to risk. Specifically, Evolving Systems' statements about the ability of Evolving Systems' solutions to handle future needs of its clients are forward-looking statements. Readers should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, and Evolving Systems may not undertake to update these forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially because of many factors, such as internal budgeting changes of customers, the impact of competition and the general state of the telecommunications industry.

For a more extensive discussion of Evolving Systems' business, please refer to the Company's Form 10-K filed with the U.S. SEC on March 8, 2010, as well as subsequently filed Forms 10-Q, 8-K and press releases and the Company's website at

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