Consumers: For Whom The Bells Toll

Rockwell, Mark
October 2003
Wireless Week;10/1/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 20, p8
Trade Publication
Addresses the impact of the local number portability (LNP) mandate, to be implemented in November 2003, on the telephone billing of customers in the U.S. Instance in which a customer may be charged for a long-distance toll call when dialing a next-door neighbor's wireless phone; Problem of dialing a ported wireless number and getting charged for a toll call; Actions being taken by the Federal Communications Commission to resolve the wireline-to-wireless and wireless-to-wireless porting issues.


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