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Title : Number Portability Administration in the U.S.
Author(s) : M. Foster, T. McGarry, J. Yu
Filename : draft-foster-e164-gstn-npusa-01.txt
Pages : 10
Date : 13-Feb-01
This document provides a historical as well as practical overview of
the implementation of Number Portability (NP) Administration in the
United States (U.S.). There are various regulatory constraints that
establish relevant parameters for NP implementation, most of which
are not network technology specific. This document describes the NP
business model and the architecture for NP administration in the
North America. It also briefly discusses the functions performed by
the NP administrator and the cost recovery mechanism.
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