Industry Testing for New iconectiv NPAC Begins May 15
May 15, 2017

iconectiv, the next Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) for all seven U.S. regions, began industry testing today, May 15, 2017, a major milestone in the transition to the new Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC).

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Registration to iconectiv NPAC Now Open for Telemarketers
March 28, 2017

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – March 28, 2017 – iconectiv, the next Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) for all seven U.S. regions, will take the next step in the transition to the new Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC) with the registration of businesses that engage in telephone marketing and rely on number porting data thru the NPAC.

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iconectiv to Host Testing Webcast
March 8, 2017

iconectiv, the next Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) for all seven U.S. regions, continues to move forward with the transition of the new Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC) and is preparing to begin the testing phase of the transition for Service Providers, Service Bureaus, and Providers of Telecom-related Services.

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Top Three Things to Know about the LNPA Transition
Jan. 30, 2017

One: Does everyone have to register for the iconectiv NPAC? Yes, everyone must register, even those who only use the Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC) occasionally or work through a third party to do porting or to access NPAC data. By registering, users will ensure that their Service Provider...

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Members are Required to Register with the New iconectiv NPAC: Here’s How
Dec. 1, 2016

iconectiv, the next Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) for all U.S. regions, is currently registering Service Providers, Service Bureaus, and Providers of Telecom-Related Services for the new Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC)...

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iconectiv Continues NPAC Onboarding for Service Providers, Service Bureaus...
Nov. 15, 2016

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – November 15, 2016 – iconectiv, the next Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) for all U.S. regions, continues registration for Service Providers, Service Bureaus, and Providers of Telecom-Related Services for the new Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC).

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iconectiv Kicks-off NPAC Transition with Onboarding Webcast
Sept. 7, 2016

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – September 7, 2016 – iconectiv, the newly named next Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) for all U.S. regions, will hold its initial Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC) transition webcast on September 21, 2016 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm ET. The first in a series of transition-related events, the webcast will focus on the registration component of Onboarding for Service Providers, Service Bureaus, and Provider of Telecom-Related Services. Registration for other NPAC user types will be covered in future sessions.

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iconectiv, NAPM Finalize Number Portability Master Services Agreements
Aug. 9, 2016

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – August 9, 2016 – iconectiv and the North American Portability Management LLC, (NAPM) have signed the Master Services Agreements (MSA) for each of the seven U.S. Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC) regions, officially establishing iconectiv as the next Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) in all U.S. regions. This follows the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcement last month.

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FCC Approves iconectiv’s Local Number Portability Administrator Contract
July 25, 2016

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – July 25, 2016 – iconectiv, announced today that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has provided final approval of the contract for iconectiv to serve as the new Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) for all seven of the U.S. Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC) regions.

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FCC Conditionally Approves Telcordia as Next LNPA...
May 25, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Communications Commission today conditionally approved a recommendation that Telcordia Technologies Inc. serve as the next administrator of the service that allows consumers and businesses to keep their phone numbers when switching carriers, called “local number portability.”

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Status Update: Local Number Portability Administrator Contract
March 4, 2015

Background: The FCC’s “local number portability” system allows consumers and businesses to keep their phone number when switching providers, which supports consumer choice and competition in the communications market. The transfer or “porting” of numbers between carriers is done by a neutral third party called the Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA). Number portability costs are paid for by the industry. The current LNPA’s contract automatically renews for one-year terms and the next available termination date is June 30, 2015. The FCC is overseeing the process to select the next LNPA. Maintaining the integrity and availability of the porting system is paramount.

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