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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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As discussed above, for a client who is not otherwise required to file a federal estate tax return because his or her estate does not exceed the federal exemption amount, failure to elect portability is common.
Teresa Cottam, Chief Strategist at industry analysts Telesperience says: "With this rollout, BroadForward is demonstrating how an often overlooked capability such as number portability can be made available irrespective of the service domain technology.
Portability doesn't apply to the generation-skipping transfer tax exemption.
To see which of the four explanations applies to the global diffusion of number portability regulation, first, I collected data on number portability, the start of fixed line phone competition, and the start of mobile phone competition in countries around the world.
2014-18 to Elect Portability Under [section] 2010(c)(5)(A)" (Rev.
Whether portability will become permanent is the quintessential question.
He also said that consumers in Bahrain who wish to apply for the number portability service can contact or visit the new service provider they wish to transfer their number to, and the new service provider will activate the service, which should take no more than six working days.
What can we do to make the most of portability features in voluntary products?
In order to build on an open model of collaboration with the industry and key stakeholders, TRA established an industry working group to jointly develop an implementation of number portability, and successfully held the first session of the working group on May 26," said TRA technical adviser and number portability manager Ahmed Aldoseri.
The IPWireless Desktop Modem gives consumer and business users the speed of broadband Internet access, combined with the freedom of portability.
The FCC has set a November 24, 2003, deadline for wireless-to-wireless portability: Mobile phone carriers have to offer number portability for customers switching from one mobile service to another.
Portability and performance are still big issues for most busy professionals when choosing a notebook computer.