Change Orders

The Change Order section contains descriptions of the business functionality of the Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC) Service Management System (SMS) as defined by the Number Portability Industry Forum (NPIF).  The NPIF was formerly known as the Local Number Portability Administration Working Group (LNPA WG).  Change Orders created/managed prior to the restructuring are identified with ‘NANC’ before the Change Order number.  The NPIF has a direct relationship to the processes and systems that each Service Provider uses to participate in Number Portability.  

When a change in the NPAC software design is discussed at the NPIF, the proposed change eventually is described in the form of a Change Order. The Change Order document describes the business need for the software change and, at a high level, the software changes required to implement the proposal. As discussions progress, the technical portion of the Change Order is expanded to document both new software requirements and changes to existing software requirements that would result if the Change Order were implemented.  Doc Only Change Orders may also be utilized to update Industry Specification(s) as required. 

In this section of the NPIF web site, all Change Orders ever considered are listed. The final Change Order document and the NPIF discussion notes, the Change Order status, and the identity of the software release in which the change order was implemented, are provided in the Change Order Summaries located below.

The status of a Change Order may be either Closed, Open, Requested, or Implemented. These terms are defined as follows:

  • Closed – The Change Order was considered and rejected.
  • Open – The Change Order has been considered and there may be further discussion.
  • Requested – The NPIF has reached agreement on the Change Order and either an SOW may be requested and/or the requirements updates (Doc Only) will be included in a future version of the Industry Specification(s).
  • Implemented – The Change Order was adopted and has been implemented in the NPAC system.

Summary & Guidelines

Title Date Originated Description Status Documents
ILL 076 11/19/1996 Portability Area Indicator for Service Providers Closed Download
ILL 075 Rev 2 02/01/1999 Validate Due Date is > than, or equal to, the NPA-NXX effective date upon Pending Version Creation Implemented Download
ILL 075 11/19/1996 Validate Due Date is > than the NPA-NXX effect date upon Pending Version Creation Implemented Download
ILL 067 11/08/1996 DPC Validation Closed Download
ILL 066 11/08/1996 Network Level Activation Capability Closed Download
ILL 065 11/08/1996 Network Level Audit Closed Download
ILL 058 10/29/1996 Single Audit Report Modification Closed Download
ILL 017 10/15/1996 Report Size Warning Closed Download
ILL 011 10/17/1996 Portability Area Utilities, Screen, and Report Enhancements Closed Download
ILL 010 10/17/1996 Billing Enhancements Closed Download
ILL 009 10/17/1996 Portability Area Specific Tunables Closed Download
ILL 008 10/17/1996 Portability Areas Closed Download
ILL 005 10/15/1996 Round-Robin Broadcasts Across LSMS Associations Closed Download
ILL 003 10/15/1996 Enhancements to Screening of NPA-NXX Broadcasts Closed Download

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