About LNP

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Local Number Portability (LNP), or Mobile Number Portability (MNP), enables end users to keep their phone number when switching service providers. Mandated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) through the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the act was designed to increase competition among Service Providers, stimulate demand for telecommunications services, and encourage technology innovation. Today, nearly everyone in the U.S. can port their phone number.