Tips About Porting Numbers

Alleven, Monica
November 2003
Wireless Week;11/15/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 23, p4
Trade Publication
Presents the guidelines released by the U.S. wireless communication industry for local number portability (LNP). Information on the delay associated with LNP; Reaction of wireline carriers to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission proposal for a wireline-to-wireless porting within geographic calling areas; Length of time needed to port phone numbers.


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