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ALSO CALLED: LNP, Mobile Number Portability, Local Number Portability, Wireless Number Portability, WLNP, Number Portability, MNP, Wireless LNP, Telephone Number Portability
DEFINITION: Wireless number portability is the ability of a mobile customer to retain the same phone number when they switch carriers; wireline-to-wireless number portability allows customers to switch from their landline telephone service to a wireless provider while retaining the same telephone number. The lack of number portability between wireless providers kept many consumers from changing services because  … 
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Capturing Opportunity in a World of Dynamic Security Threats
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Choosing a Competitive Cloud Backup Solution for Service Provider Success
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City University London Policy Challenge Report: Removing barriers to government using SME IT suppliers
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Cloud Builders: What's Your Blueprint?
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Cloud Offers Win-Win for SMBs, Managed Services Providers
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Cloud Unified Communications Need Contact Center Capabilities
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Cloud-Enabled ITaaS: Growing Your Business in the Cloud
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Challenges & Strategies for UK Annuity Providers
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Cisco Global Cloud Index Q&A
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Considerations for Deploying Mobile WiMAX at Various Frequencies
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Posted: 19 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

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WIRELESS LOCAL NUMBER PORTABILITY DEFINITION (continued): …  of the inconvenience of changing their phone number on business cards and other documents, and informing all their contacts of the new number. In the United States, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) mandated that all wireless carriers implement number portability by November 24, 2003.As a consequence of the new capability, mobile customers may switch carriers more often, thus increasing competition among wireless service providers, just as Local Number Portability (LNP) did among wireline telephone companies when it was put into effect in the late-1990s. According to a Forrester Research … 
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