E911, LNP Battles

Rockwell, Mark
July 2003
Wireless Week;7/1/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 14, p6
Trade Publication
Focuses on the impact of local number portability (LNP) rules on the implementation of wireless enhanced 911 emergency telephone number in the U.S. Concerns on the efforts of wireless carriers to turn aside LNP; Legislative bill that seeks to prevent state raiding of funds collected on wireless phone bills earmarked for 911 services. INSET: Verizon Aims To Make LNP 'Easy'.


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