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  North American Numbering Plan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Despite the "North American" name of the calling plan, Mexico and the Central American countries are not part of the system, although Mexican participation was planned and partly implemented, with direct dialing from the NANP to some parts of Mexico until 1991.
The integrated numbering plan also enables local number portability between fixed and wireless services within a region, allowing users to switch to mobile service while keeping their phone number, which is not a common option in caller-pays systems.
The plans being considered now add a 1 or 0 to the end of the area code or the beginning of the local 7-digit number (or both), which will require mandatory 10-digit dialing (even for local calls) be in place everywhere, well before the transition period.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/North_American_Numbering_Plan   (3864 words)

 North American Numbering Plan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The North American Numbering Plan is a system for three-digit area codes that direct telephone calls to particular regions on a public switched network (PSTN), where they are further routed by the local network.
Despite the "North American" name, Mexico and the Central American countries are not part of the system, although direct dialing from the NANP to some parts of Mexico continued until 1991.
The North American Numbering Plan Administration (NANPA) is now overseen by the private company NeuStar Inc., who will face the task of adding at least one or two digits to the system within the next 25 years, likely before 2030.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /NANP   (1930 words)

 Telephone numbering plan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Together, numbering plans and their component area codes direct telephone calls to particular regions on a public switched telephone network (PSTN), where they are further routed by the local network.
Finland's numbering plan was reorganised in 1996, with the number of area codes being reduced, and the trunk code being changed from 9 to 0.
Before the 1990s, ten-digit numbers were very rare, but they have become increasingly common because of the deregulation of telecommunications, the new 112 emergency number, which required change of all numbers starting with 11, and the creation of a single area code for the Greater Stockholm area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Telephone_numbering_plan   (8056 words)

 Toll free number| 1-800 |Freephone |North American Numbering Plan |North American Numbering Plan |800 numbers | ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A toll-free (1-800 -number) telephone number (or Freephone number in the UK, and Freecall number in Australia) is a special telephone number, in which the calling party is not charged for the call by the telephone operator.
Toll-free numbers in the North American Numbering Plan (known as WATS lines) are sometimes called "800 numbers" after the original area code which was used to dial them.
In Italy, toll-free numbers are dialed with the "800" prefix and are commonly referred to as "numeri verdi" (green numbers).
www.1800.bz   (1776 words)

 World Telephone Numbering Guide
There was an integrated numbering plan among the countries, where area codes beginning with 1, 2 or 3 were in Kenya, area codes beginning with 4 were in Uganda, area codes beginning with 5 and 6 were in Tanzania, and area codes beginning with 7 were for mobile/wireless.
Service development and numbering demands eventually meant that the integrated numbering plan could no longer be maintained among the three countries, and so was effectively ended with Tanzania's national renumbering in July 1999.
American Samoa is scheduled to move to the NANP as of 2 October 2004.
www.wtng.info /wtng-reg.html   (2680 words)

 Public Notice CRTC 2000-52
Despite the absence of a firm exhaust date, the Commission is of the opinion that a relief plan must be finalized and agreed to by all NANP nations in the next 12 to 18 months at the latest.
Coincident with the introduction of the new expanded NANP numbering plan, the current D-digit (fourth digit in the 10-digit numbering plan) would be changed from its current "N" format to an "X" format.
Number plan changes that would result from the implementation of the NANP format are identified below as bold underlined text.
www.crtc.gc.ca /archive/ENG/Notices/2000/PT2000-52.htm   (3422 words)

 NANPA : North American Numbering Plan Adminstration - About Us
The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is an integrated telephone numbering plan serving 19 North American countries that share its resources.
The NANP conforms with ITU Recommendation E.164, the international standard for telephone numbering plans.
NANP numbers are ten-digit numbers consisting of a three-digit Numbering Plan Area (NPA) code, commonly called an area code, followed by a seven-digit local number.
www.nanpa.com /about_us/abt_nanp.html   (199 words)

 ATIS: Industry Numbering Committee Web Page
This plan is intended to be a living document to be kept current by the industry through regularly scheduled updates or action trigger mechanisms which are identified and maintained in the document.
Therefore, the maximum number of CICs an entity may be assigned under these guidelines pertains to the number of CICs the administrator may directly assign to that entity.
This includes the relief planning process, industry notification process and the CO Code Administrators' responsibilities to the NPA Relief Coordinators, affected parties and applicable regulatory authorities within the North American Numbering Plan area.
www.atis.org /inc/incdocdc.asp   (2228 words)

 North American Policies
The North American root gatekeepers serve the United States and its territories, Canada, Bermuda, and many Caribbean nations, including Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks and Caicos.
North American E.164 Space correlates to existing telephone number assignments and is well-suited for IP telephony applications.
North American Super Space utilizes unused NAMP address space starting with 0 or 1 to create an address space that is separate from existing telephone numbering addresses.
www.unc.edu /video/nasm/documentation/na_policies.html   (563 words)

 History of the North American Numbering Plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) was developed in 1947 by ATandT and Bell Laboratories in response to a requirement for a standardized numbering plan for Direct Distance Dialing (DDD).
NANP numbers are ten digits in length, and they are in the format NXX-NXX-XXXX, where N is any digit 2-9 and X is any digit 0-9.
One of the functions of the CNA is to assist NANP-A in the administration of number resources assigned to Canadian entities.
www.cnac.ca /npa_hist.htm   (348 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The numbers initially were the manual switchboard panel and jack strip number assigned to the end user.
The numbering plan used in the United States, and the other 18 nations served by Country Code 1, is known as the NANP.
This numbering plan is totally independent of the various technologies that use it.
www.bellsystemmemorial.com /doc/NANP_Discussion_2003R3.doc   (6430 words)

 47 CFR PART 52   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Available numbers are numbers that are available for assignment to subscriber access lines, or their equivalents, within a switching entity or point of interconnection and are not classified as assigned, intermediate, administrative, aging, or reserved.
Numbering audits performed by independent auditors pursuant to this section shall be conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' standards for compliance attestation engagements, as supplemented by the guidance and direction of the Chief of the Enforcement Bureau.
Such functions may include: declaring that the area code relief planning process should begin; convening and conducting meetings to which the telecommunications industry and the public are invited on area code relief for a particular area code; and developing the details of a proposed area code relief plan or plans.
www.washingtonwatchdog.org /documents/cfr/title47/part52.html   (11951 words)

 NANPA : Number Resources - NPA (Area) Codes
The area served by the NANP is divided into smaller Numbering Plan Areas (NPAs), each identified by a three-digit NPA code, commonly called an area code.
In addition, there is a report that identifies those planned area codes not yet in service.
NANPA uses NPA Allocation Plan and Assignment Guidelines prepared by the ATIS-sponsored Industry Numbering Committee to administer area codes.
www.nationalnanpa.com /area_codes   (386 words)

 North American Numbering Council - TECH Central
The North American Numbering Council has established a new "Future of Numbering" working group, which will be responsible for esearching key issues such as VoIP, ENUM, and assignments of Easily Recognizable Codes (ERCs) to determine what effects they might have on the North American Numbering Plan.
The North American Numbering Plan Administrator (NANPA) submitted an updated report to the North American Numbering Council (NANC) on June 3, 2003, on NPA (Area Code) exhaust forecasts.
The North American Numbering Council currently is reviewing the impacts, if any, on the North Amrerican Number Plan, by Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) service providers, on the use of numbers or the guidelines governing the use of these resources.
www.opastco.org /tech/nanc.htm   (1045 words)

 National Association of State Utility Advocates
Numbering Plan and consist of a three-digit area code ("NPA"), followed by a three-digit NXX code or central office code and a four-digit XXXX line or station number; and
North American Numbering Plan would allow 11.5 telephone numbers per household or 6 telephone numbers for every person over the age of 15; and
Consumer Advocates (NASUCA) supports the reform of the telecommunications numbering system prior to its exhaust in such a way that NXX codes may be used more efficiently, through various methods including number pooling, in order to serve the needs of consumers and avoid early exhaust of the North American Numbering Plan; and
www.nasuca.org /res/telco/res995.php   (1121 words)

 Puslifer Comment Dec. Authorizing North American Numbering Plan with carriers providing service in the 310 area code
Nonetheless, even with the unused numbers identified by the TD Report, there are various constraints on the ability of carriers to make use of these unassigned numbers in meeting current customer service needs.
Even if there are unused numbers in other rate centers, a carrier may be unable to use those numbers to serve customers in a rate center where there is a shortage of central office prefixes.
At the date of the Report, wireless carriers were not able to participate in the current 310 area code number pool, they had to rely on the semi-monthly 310 area code lottery of central office prefix codes to meet their numbering needs.
www.cpuc.ca.gov /PUBLISHED/Comment_decision/25897-01.htm   (1201 words)

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The American Association of Paging Carriers (AAPC) asserted that the safe harbor for non- nationwide paging carriers should be reduced to 1 percent, but did not submit traffic studies or other data to support its assertion.
We seek comment on whether it would be appropriate to require contributors to report their number and capacity of end- user connections and/ or numbers on a monthly basis, or whether less frequent reporting would be adequate.
We also seek comment on an alternative form of minimum contribution obligation on the basis of revenue- based tiers, whereby contributors would be assessed at increasing percentages of telecommunications revenues, or increasing flat- fee amounts, tied to their level of interstate telecommunications revenues.
www.sba.gov /advo/laws/comments/dfcc03_0228.txt   (16456 words)

 North American Numbering Plan - Gurupedia
The continuing increase in the need for more area codes (both splits and overlays) forced NANPA to allow the digits 2~8 to be used in new area code assignments, with 9 being reserved as a "last resort" for potential future expansion.
This however is generally not a problem in major metropolitan areas with overlapping area codes, which were mandated to dial all ten digits for all locals calls by the
In TV shows and movies originating in the USA, 555 (or very rarely, KLondike 5 or KLamath 5) is used as the first three digits of fictional telephone numbers so that if anyone is tempted to telephone a number seen on screen, it does not cause a nuisance to any actual person.
www.gurupedia.com /n/na/nanp.htm   (1388 words)

 NANP Area Codes Reference for Palm OS
The origin of the data is the North American Numbering Plan (NANP).
The NANP is the numbering plan used for the Public Switched Telephone Network in the United States and other territories.
The NANP was introduced in 1947 by AT&T and Bell Laboratories.
www.beiks.com /palmzonebg/ShowTitle.asp?TitleID=471   (284 words)

 Mobile Phone News: Wireless services catch numbering administration unprepared - North American Numbering Plan ...
The phone number shortage facing mobile communications services has led wireless service operators to spearhead change in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) and its administration by Bellcore.
The industry is up in arms because of the North American Numbering Plan Administration's (NANPA's) alleged reluctance to allocate more numbers for wireless use.
"A numbering plan for the future that facilitates the evolution of telecommunications is now urgently required," the NANPA said in its "Proposal on the Future of Numbering in World Zone 1."
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3457/is_n17_v11/ai_13703218   (397 words)

 Numbering Plan Databases and Tariff Rating Databases for the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) and th World ...
Numbering Plan Databases and Tariff Rating Databases for the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) and th World Numbering Plan (WNP).
For points in the North American Numbering Plan, users may select the TeleBase-TEx™ (Telephone Exchange) Toll Point File for basic MTS applications, the TeleBase-TEx™ Wire Center File for applications where the precise locations of central offices need to be determined, or the TeleBase-World Sites™ NANP Exchange File, the penultimate routing guide database for the NANP.
For a pre-calculated, compact database that provides rating from a single individual point of origination, North American users use TeleBase-Single Site™, which is optimized for NANP locations.
www.intldb.com /p_IIb.htm   (330 words)

 NANPA : North American Numbering Plan Administration
We welcome your comments and feedback about the website or questions concerning NANPA and number administration.
For NANP Administration System (NAS) support issues only, please contact our Customer Support Desk at 1-866-623-2282 or click here to access our Online Support.
The NANP is the numbering plan for the Public Switched Telephone Network for Canada, the US and its territories, and the Caribbean.
www.nanpa.com   (153 words)

Request to North American Numbering Plan Administrator to Develop an Industry Voluntary Allocation Plan and to Provide Periodic Reports to the Tennessee Regulatory Authority on NXX Code Requests.
Report of The North American Numbering Plan Administrator on Behalf of the Tennessee Telecommunications Industry Regarding the Request to Develop an Industry Voluntary Allocation Plan.
NANPA Is Withdrawing The Industry's Notification Of A Relief Plan For The 615 Numbering Plan Area.
www2.state.tn.us /tra/dockets/9900784.htm   (506 words)

 LincMad Telephone Area Codes & Splits
The NANP divides the participating countries into area codes, each of which is a three-digit number.
Within each area code, a telephone number is always 7 digits, except for special codes like the 911 emergency number.
The NANP is currently adding new area codes at a rate unprecedented in its 50-year history, with demand fueled primarily by the outdated system of allocating blocks of numbers to telephone companies.
www.lincmad.com   (876 words)

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