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ALIANT TELECOM INDUSTRY ADVISORY

Announcement

November 24, 1997

No. ATIA-3e (Formerly SIA-3j)

Subject:

Number Portability Database - NBTel

Aliant Telecom Inc., on behalf of The New Brunswick Telephone Company, Limited, (NBTel) announces the planned introduction of a database containing number portability information. In response to a query containing a subscriber number the database returns a network routing number that can be used to route calls to a network switch serving the subscriber. The database is expected to be offered by IIQ98.

Compatibility Impact:

None expected.

Documentation:

The interface is described in a technical specification prepared by the Technical Interface Subworking Group of the CRTC Interconnection Steering Committee (CISC). The technical specification is titled Network-to-Network Technical Interface for Local Interconnection: NP Query-Response Network Capability. The interface provided by Stentor’s number portability database is described in the CISC specification as "Message Set A."

The CISC specification referenced above is available as a ZIP archive "TICO070a.zip" from the CRTC Web Page at:

http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/proc_rep/telecom/1997/general/cisf3d3b.htm

or

http://www.crtc.gc.ca

For further information on the service please contact:

Telephony Standards
160 Elgin St., Room 640
Ottawa, Ontario, K1G 3J4 Canada
Tel: (in Canada) 1-877-77-TELCO (83526)
Tel: (Worldwide) (613) 781-7393
Fax: (613) 781-1658
Email: disclosure@aliant.cdn-telco.com

 

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