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The FCC has full jurisdiction over the telephone numbering system in the United States. The Commission’s policies governing numbering are designed to promote competitive markets and ensure the efficient use of numbers.  Policies and activities include:

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06/27/2014

Commission Extends Comment Deadlines For Public Notice Seeking Comment On The North American Numbering Council Recommendation Vendor To Serve As Local Number Portability Administrator CC Docket No. 95-116 and WC Docket Nos. 09-109 DA 14-937 Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat

06/25/2014

Petition of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. to Reform or Strike Amendment 70, to Institute Competitive Bidding for Number Portability Administration and to End the NAPM LLC’s Interim  Role in Number Portability Administration Contract CC Docket No. 95-116 and WC Docket Nos. 09-109.  DA 14-881 Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat

06/13/2014

Wireline Competition Bureau Announces The Proposed North American Numbering Plan Administration Fund Size Estimate And Contribution Factor For July 2014 Through June 2015 CC Docket No. 92-237 DA 14-792 Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat

06/24/2013

Wireline Competition Bureau Announces Comment Cycle for NPRM and NOI on Direct Access to Telephone Numbers.  CC Docket No. 95-116, 01-92, 99-200 and WC Docket Nos. 13-97, 04-36, 07-243 and 10-90.  DA 13-1430 Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat

06/17/2013

Wireline Competition Bureau Addresses Proposals to Participate in a Technical Trial for Interconnected VoIP Providers to Obtain Direct Access to Telephone Numbers. CC Docket No. 95-116, 01-92, 99-200 and WC Docket Nos. 13-97, 04-36, 07-243 and 10-90.  DA 13-1397 Order:  Word | Acrobat

05/28/2013

Wireline Competition Bureau Announces the Proposed North American Numbering Plan Administration Fund Size Estimate and Contribution Factor for July 2013 through June 2014.  CC Docket No. 92-237.  DA 13-1215 Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat

05/23/2013

FCC Receives Proposals From Interconnected VoIP Providers To Participate In Numbering Trial For Direct Access To Telephone Numbers.  CC Docket Nos. 95-116, 01-92, 99-200 and WC Docket Nos. 13-97, 04-36, 07-243, 10-90. DA 13-1210.  Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat

05/23/2013

Montana Public Service Commission Granted Delegated Authority to Implement Mandatory Number Pooling.  CC Docket Nos. 99-200, 96-98.  DA 13-1209. Order:  Word | Acrobat

05/22/2013

Comment Sought on North American Numbering Council Requests for Clarification of Use of Passcodes for Non-Simple Ports and Local Number Portability Provisioning Flows.  CC Docket No. 95-115 and WC Docket No. 07-244.  DA 13-1178 Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat

04/22/2013

Comment Sought on North American Numbering Council Recommendation that FCC Consolidate its North American Numbering Plan Administrator and Pooling Administrator Contracts. CC Docket Nos. 99-237, 99-200. DA 13-806. Public Notice Word | Acrobat

04/18/2013

FCC Proposes Direct Access To Telephone Numbers. CC Docket No. 95-116, 01-92, 99-200 and WC Docket Nos. 13-97, 04-36, 07-243 and 10-90; FCC 13-51 NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING, ORDER AND NOTICE OF INQUIRY: Word | Acrobat

02/05/2013

Wireline Competition Bureau announces release of Procurement Documents for the Local Number Portability Administration Contract. CC Docket No. 95-116 and WC Docket Nos. 07-149, 09-109.  DA 13-154 Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

08/13/2012

Wireline Competition Bureau Seeks Comment on Procurement Documents for the Local Number Portability (LNP) Administration Contract. CC Docket No. 95-116 and WC Docket Nos. 07-149, 09-109. DA 12-1333.

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2015 LNPA RFP
2015 LNPA Technical Requirements Document
2015 LNPA Vendor Qualification

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2015 LNPA RFP
2015 LNPA Technical Requirements Document
2015 LNPA Vendor Qualification

01/09/2012

Wireline Competition Bureau grants 14-day extention of the current deadline to update record regarding petitions for waiver of Section 52.15(g)(2)(i) of the Commission's rules. CC Docket No. 99-200. DA 12-26 Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

12/27/11

Wireline Competition Bureau Seeks to refresh record on petitions for waiver of Commission's rules regarding access to numbering resources. CC Docket No. 99-200. DA 11-2074 Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

12/21/11

Wireline Competition Bureau Seeks Comment on Montana Public Service Commission's Petition for Delegated Authority to Implement Number Conservation Measures Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/29/11

Comment Sought on NANC Proposal for Customer Service Records Requests Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

10/14/11

Wireline Competition Bureau Announces that a Request for Information was issued to obtain information, request input, and allow potential vendors to pre-qualify to bid for the contract that will develop and manage local number portability database platforms and services in the United States beginning in 2015. CC Docket No. 95-116 and WC Docket Nos. 07-149, 09-109. DA No. 11-1719
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

09/15/11

Wireline Competition Bureau seeks comment on the North American Numbering Council Proposal for Standardized Minimum Thresholds and Intervals for Non-Simple Ports and "Projects." CC Docket No. 95-116. WC Docket No. 07-244. DA No. 11-1558
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

07/15/11

FCC modifies the neutrality conditions placed on Neustar, Inc. in its role as the North American Numbering Plan Administrator. CC Docket No. 92-237. FCC No. 11-109.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

05/16/11

Wireline Competition Bureau details procedures that must be taken toward selection of the next local number portability administrator. CC Docket No. 95-116. DA No. 11-883
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

05/16/11

Wireline Competition Bureau proposed North American Numbering Plan Administration Contribution Factor for July 2011 through June 2012. CC Docket No. 92-237. DA No. 11-884
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

04/15/11

Wireline Competition Bureau seeks comment on Neustar's Request for Clarification of its Neutrality requirements. CC Docket No. 92-237. DA No. 11-698.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Updated: June 24, 2013
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