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Canadian carriers implement a new number portability verification process to prevent fraud

Canadian carriers are participating in an industry-wide initiative to verify port applications in an effort to prevent portability fraud. Operators have launched a new mobile number transfer system that requires customers to respond to an SMS confirmation before the transfer occurs. Basically, it offers additional verification to guarantee a request from another provider to transfer a customer's service. It also confirms that the phone number is generated by the customer and not a scammer. If the client does not confirm the request, the transfer will not take place. All network operators adhere to the same number transfer system administered by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), which is a consortium of ...