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portability

[pôr′təbil′itē]
Etymology: L, portare, to carry
a property of computer software that permits its use in a variety of compatible operating systems.
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Under the mobile cellular policy announced by the government of Pakistan, PTCL is required to facilitate mobile number portability (MNP), which allows mobile subscribers to switch between cellular phone companies without changing their original number.
We are very excited about introducing our PortExchange(TM) software solution to facilitate carrier implementation and testing of wireless number portability," said Jim Ross, president and COO of Evolving Systems.
Additionally, the Intrepid X manages Linux running in VMware virtual machines in conjunction with physical machines, allowing for greater portability and the ability to manage physical and virtual environments from one interface.
Nortel Networks announced separately today its Universal NP Master number portability solution, which integrates the DSET LSMS to deliver a highly competitive, leading-edge product to the marketplace.
With more than 120 service providers using Telcordia for their number portability deployments across 8 countries, Telcordia has become the company that Centennial and other service providers turn to when they want to give wireline and wireless users more freedom," said Rich Jacowleff, Senior Vice President, Telcordia.
Although number portability represents a milestone in creating a level playing field for local market competition, Phil Jacobs, BellSouth president for Georgia operations, is quick to point out that competition already exists in his state, where 70 competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) have been certified to offer local telecommunications services by the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC).
As a disk-based system with variable cartridge capacities for convenience and portability, RDX QuikStor fits a growing niche of professional offices users, such as physicians and architects as well as graphics and marketing firms, that want a robust, plug-and-play storage solution that is affordably priced and easily and safely stored.
This agreement marks an important step in meeting the obligations of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) requirements for implementing LNP," said Gary Fleming, director of number portability at Southwestern Bell and president of the local liability corporation representing the regional phone companies.
72708) the implementation of the location routing number (LRN) method for local number portability and endorsed the issuance of the RFP.
The Numerical Mathematics Consortium is actively seeking new membership of individuals and organizations interested in influencing an important standardization effort that encourages code reuse and portability.
Ameritech's recently-issued Request for Proposal (RFP) concerning local number portability is flawed in several ways.
Number portability also reflects a change in regulatory mindset.