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iconectiv Announces Successful Transition of Nation’s Phone Number Identification Service for Marketers
March 5, 2018

iconectiv, the next Local Number Portability Administrator for the United States, has announced the successful transition of the nation’s web-based telephone number identification and porting information service for businesses that must comply with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The service successfully transitioned on March 4, 2018.

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Companies Must Register to Maintain access to Wireless Do Not Call Service Data
Jan. 3, 2018

iconectiv reminds marketing organizations that rely on Intermodal Ported Telephone Number Identification Service, also known as the Wireless Do Not Call (WDNC) service, to register with iconectiv. The new service goes live and replaces the existing service on March 4, 2018.

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Five Fast Facts for Users of the Wireless Do Not Call (WDNC) Service
July 18, 2017

Registration for the iconectiv NPAC has begun. Register today! 1. The transition is on schedule. Registration for users that rely on the WDNC service is ongoing. The transition remains on schedule and the WDNC service is planned to transition to the iconectiv NPAC in March 2018.

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Top 10 facts about the NPAC transition
May 18, 2017

10. Registration for the iconectiv NPAC is underway. Registration has begun for all NPAC user groups and more than half have already started registration. Please visit www.numberportability.com and click “Get Started” to register if you have not already done so.

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A conversation with Kathy Timko, Senior Vice President and Head of LNPA Services at iconectiv
May 18, 2017

Where does onboarding stand? More than half of current NPAC users have started registration and are preparing for the transition. We encourage unregistered users to begin the registration process as soon as possible. The success of the transition is dependent on full industry participation.

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Registration to iconectiv NPAC Now Open for Telemarketers
March 28, 2018

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, NAPM Finalize Number Portability Master Services Agreements
Aug. 9, 2018

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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