4901:1-7-24 Local number portability (LNP).

[Comment: For dates of references to a section of either the United States Code or a regulation in the Code of Federal Regulations, see rule 4901:1-7-02 of the Administrative Code.]

(A) Telephone companies do not have a proprietary interest in the customer's telephone number. Customers must have the ability to retain the same telephone number as they change from one telephone company to another at the same location.

(B) All telephone companies must provide permanent LNP pursuant to 47 C.F.R. 52. 21- 52.36.

Effective: 10/27/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 8/11/2017 and 07/14/2022
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4927.03, 4901.13
Rule Amplifies: 4901.13 , 4927.04
Prior Effective Dates: 11/30/2007, 3/2/2013