CarrierInfo provides overview information about local and wireless telephone service
providers. In particular, the product:
- Accurately shows the service area footprints of local landline telephone service
providers – quickly determining and comparing the overall competitive landscape of various
- Allows users to determine coverage areas by service type (LEC/CLEC/Wireless), parent
company name, carrier name, or operating company number (OCN).
CarrierInfo is designed to be a macro view of the communications landscape. Its sole
purpose is to show the serving area region of every telecommunications operating company. The
product will include a high-level (i.e. parent company) view of a carrier’s service area as
well as a medium-level (i.e. operating company number) view of the service area.
By combining this level of carrier information into one product, MapInfo makes it easy for
users to understand which carriers serve a particular area. With the current product offerings,
customers need three products (ExchangeInfo Plus, RateCenterInfo and MobileMarketInfo) to get
the complete view. By providing one product, MapInfo is positioned to meet the user’s needs
while minimizing product confusion.
Situation: A Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) needs
to know all the OCNs that Cingular operates under.
Application: CarrierInfo provides the necessary information to perform a lookup by
Parent Company, instantly returning the individual OCNs that the Parent Company operates.
Result: The user is able to save valuable time instantly understanding the
particular OCN(s) that this carrier operates under and is able to place inventory orders
accurately, rather than researching each one individually.
Situation: A company needs to know all the serving areas
for a communications carrier operating under various names in multiple states.
Application: CarrierInfo allows users to quickly identify
carrier’s serving areas based upon the Parent Company attribute.
Result: Users are able to save valuable time to understand where particular
carriers serve, rather than researching each one individually.
||Pentium processor, mouse
||Windows 2000 or XP, MapInfo Professional v7.5 or higher
||US: 650 MB