Industry Prepares For Next LNP Battle

Rockwell, Mark
December 2003
Wireless Week;12/15/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 25, p14
Trade Publication
Reports on the legal action taken by the United States Telecom Association (USTA) on local number portability (LNP) issue in the cellular telephone services industry. Rejection of the request of USTA on LNP for wireline companies; Arguments of USTA against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission; Views of the analysts on the situation.


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