Iconectiv

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iconectiv is a company that provides network and operations management, numbering, registry and fraud prevention solutions solve communications problems, support complex operations missions and system interoperability issues for the global telecommunications industry.wikipedia
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Mobile number portability

number portabilitycarry their original phone number with a new providerMNP
iconectiv pioneered many services, including caller ID, call waiting, mobile number portability and toll-free telephone number (800) service.

List of the oldest currently registered Internet domain names

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Bellcore, the tenth company to register an Internet domain name in comTLD, provided joint research and development, was involved in standards setting, training, and centralized government point-of-contact functions for its co-owners, the seven Regional Holding Companies that were themselves divested from AT&T as holding companies for the 22 local Bell Operating Companies.

.com

comdot-comcomTLD
Bellcore, the tenth company to register an Internet domain name in comTLD, provided joint research and development, was involved in standards setting, training, and centralized government point-of-contact functions for its co-owners, the seven Regional Holding Companies that were themselves divested from AT&T as holding companies for the 22 local Bell Operating Companies.

Bell System

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iconectiv was established on October 20, 1983, as Central Services Organization as part of the 1982 Modification of Final Judgment that broke up the Bell System.
Nippon Electric was considered a more distant affiliate of Western Electric than Northern Electric, where Nippon Electric via its own research and development adapted the designs of Western Electric's North American telecommunications equipment for use in Japan, which to this day gives much of Japan's telephone equipment and network a closer resemblance to North American ANSI and Telcordia standards than to European-originated ITU-T standards.

Regional Bell Operating Company

Regional Bell Operating CompaniesBaby BellBaby Bells
Nicknamed Bellcore, it was a consortium established by the Regional Holding Companies upon their separation from AT&T.
After the 1984 breakup, part of AT&T Corp.'s Bell Labs was split off into Bellcore, which would serve as an R&D and standards body for the seven Baby Bells.

Intelligent Network

INAdvanced Intelligent NetworkIntelligent Network (IN)
It also pioneered the prepaid charging system, the Intelligent Network and has been selected as the U.S. Policy Administrator by the Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA), to oversee the first and most critical step in applying the FCC-endorsed initiative to help U.S. mobile service providers stop illegal robocalls.
Bellcore (subsequently Telcordia Technologies) developed the Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN) as the variant of Intelligent Network for North America, and performed the standardization of the AIN on behalf of the major US operators.

Number Portability Administration Center

In that capacity, iconectiv manages the Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC), the system that supports the implementation of local number portability and is used to facilitate number porting in the United States.
On March 26, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved the recommendation of the North American Numbering Council (NANC) to award the contract to Telcordia Technologies, doing business as iconectiv, as the next Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA), after 18 years of management by Neustar.

Vencore Labs

Applied Communication Sciences
In the process of integration, Telcordia’s Advanced Technology Solutions business unit, the company’s research arm, was rebranded as Applied Communication Sciences, and became a wholly owned subsidiary of Ericsson that operated operating independently on day-to-day operations pursuant to a proxy structure mandated by the U.S. government.
Previously the R&D arm of Telcordia Technologies, the company became a business of Vencore, Inc in 2013.

Warburg Pincus

E.M. Warburg & Co.E.M. Warburg, Pincus & Co.Warburg Pincus LLC
Equal stakes in the company were sold in March 2005 to Providence Equity Partners and Warburg Pincus. On June 15, 2011, Ericsson announced the completion of the purchase from private-equity firms Providence Equity Partners and Warburg Pincus, with the goal to pursue industry trends that include mobile broadband, managed services/outsourcing and global OSS/BSS transformation.
Warburg Pincus invested in the information and communication technology sectors, including investments in Avaya, Bharti Tele-Ventures, Harbour Networks, NeuStar, PayScale, and Telcordia.

Ericsson

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On June 14, 2011, Ericsson announced an agreement to acquire Telcordia for $1.15 billion.
Ericsson acquired U.S. company Telcordia Technologies in January 2012, an operations and business support systems (OSS/BSS) company.

Piscataway, New Jersey

PiscatawayPiscataway TownshipPiscataway, NJ
The headquarters was moved to Piscataway, New Jersey.

Operations support system

Operations Support SystemsOSSOperational Support Systems
On June 15, 2011, Ericsson announced the completion of the purchase from private-equity firms Providence Equity Partners and Warburg Pincus, with the goal to pursue industry trends that include mobile broadband, managed services/outsourcing and global OSS/BSS transformation.
OSS systems from this era are described in the Bell System Technical Journal, Bell Labs Record, and Telcordia Technologies (now part of Ericsson) SR-2275.

TruOps Telecom Routing Administration

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*TruOps Telecom Routing Administration
The TruOps Telecom Routing Administration (TRA) is a comprehensive set of data products produced monthly by iconectiv, LLC.

Bell Labs

Bell LaboratoriesBell Telephone LaboratoriesAT&T Bell Laboratories
Since AT&T retained Bell Laboratories, the operating companies desired a separate research and development facility.
Of these, Murray Hill and Crawford Hill remain in existence (the Piscataway and Red Bank locations were transferred to and are now operated by Telcordia Technologies and the Whippany site was purchased by Bayer ).

Francisco Partners

Francisco Partners ManagementFrancisco Partners Management L.P.
On August 10, 2017, Francisco Partners announced a $200 million investment in iconectiv and received a 16.7 percent ownership stake in the company.
Additional investments in 2016 and 2017 included companies such as SmartBear Software, iconectiv, Connecture Inc., Betterment, and Sintec Media.

Short code

Common Short Codeshortcodefive-digit and six-digit numbers, shorter than a telephone number
iconectiv was awarded the contract from CTIA to provide Common Short Code (CSC) Registry Services, effective January 1, 2016.
Common short codes in the U.S. are leased by the program's registry service provider iconectiv, under a deal with the Common Short Code Administration and CTIA.

Call waiting

call-waiting
iconectiv pioneered many services, including caller ID, call waiting, mobile number portability and toll-free telephone number (800) service.

Toll-free telephone number

toll-freetoll-free number800 number
iconectiv pioneered many services, including caller ID, call waiting, mobile number portability and toll-free telephone number (800) service.

Modification of Final Judgment

MFJ(MFJ)a divestiture agreement
iconectiv was established on October 20, 1983, as Central Services Organization as part of the 1982 Modification of Final Judgment that broke up the Bell System.

Livingston, New Jersey

LivingstonLivingston TownshipLivingston, NJ
The company originally had its headquarters in Livingston with dedication by New Jersey Governor Thomas Kean in 1985, but moved its headquarters to Morristown a decade later.

Governor of New Jersey

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The company originally had its headquarters in Livingston with dedication by New Jersey Governor Thomas Kean in 1985, but moved its headquarters to Morristown a decade later.

Thomas Kean

Thomas H. KeanTom KeanThomas Kean, Sr.
The company originally had its headquarters in Livingston with dedication by New Jersey Governor Thomas Kean in 1985, but moved its headquarters to Morristown a decade later.

Morristown, New Jersey

MorristownMorristown, NJMorristown Town
The company originally had its headquarters in Livingston with dedication by New Jersey Governor Thomas Kean in 1985, but moved its headquarters to Morristown a decade later.

Lisle, Illinois

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Bellcore also operated the former Bell System Center for Technical Education in Lisle, Illinois.

Science Applications International Corporation

SAICScience Applications International Corporation (SAIC)Science Applications International Corp.
In 1996, the company was provisionally acquired by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC).