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com: The home of the North American Numbering Plan Authority, the group that oversees the nation's area codes.
The FCC states within this report, "While these new policies will, in some ways, significantly change the way that carriers request and receive numbers, we believe they also will better ensure that carriers have access to the numbering resources they need to compete in the increasingly competitive and innovative telecommunications marketplace.
As a result, new area codes have been implemented that would ultimately lead to a premature exhaust of the North American Numbering Plan (NANP).
Telcordia Technologies has helped several organizations efficiently manage and conserve numbering resources.
We are extremely pleased to be working with the Virginia SCC to serve the interests of the people of Virginia in conserving numbering resources," said Richard Harrison, general manager, Telcordia Number Planning and Administration.
As a result of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Congress granted the FCC control of the numbering administration for the North American Numbering Plan (NANP).
Known in the industry for its numbering administration expertise, Telcordia has participated in the development of industry guidelines for Thousands Block Number Pooling Administration and implementing telecommunications initiatives.
It supports interim number pooling as well as the new release of the Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC) and the North American Numbering Council's (NANC) new Functional Requirements Specifications.
Recently, Telcordia was at the forefront in supporting the new North American Numbering Council (NANC) Release 2 requirements in a mid-June release of ASMS.