About iconectiv

iconectiv - the LNPA for the United States


As the authoritative partner of the communications industry for more than 30 years, iconectiv’s market-leading solutions enable the interconnection of networks, devices, and applications for more than two billion people every day. Working closely with private, government and non-governmental organizations, iconectiv has intimate knowledge of the intricacies and complexities of creating, operating, and securing the telecommunications infrastructure for service providers, regulators, enterprises and content providers. 

The world leader in numbering, iconectiv has successfully deployed solutions around the globe and has been a long-standing part of the U.S. telecommunications landscape, including the number portability ecosystem since its inception.  

As the Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) for the United States, iconectiv manages the nation’s Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC).  The largest system of databases of ported telephone numbers in the world, the U.S. NPAC includes more than 500 million telephone numbers for ~1600 service providers and Providers of Telecom-Related Services (PTRS).

The role of the LNPA 

As the LNPA, iconectiv is responsible for providing the critical data that:

  • Facilitates the porting of telephone numbers
  • Facilitates mass changes, such as location routing number (LRN) transfers
  • Distributes ported number information to service providers for their network administration

You can learn more about iconectiv and its 30+ year history as the authoritative partner of the communications industry by visiting the iconectiv website.