LNP Turning Into The Snit That Won't Quit

Rockwell, Mark
February 2003
Wireless Week;2/1/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p10
Trade Publication
Deals with the competition among U.S. telecommunication carriers in using local number portability (LNP) technology. Policy of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on LNP implementation by carriers; Arguments against the use of LNP; Criticism by CTIA president and chief executive officer Tom Wheeler against LNP.


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