Telcordia Technologies

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Telcordia Technologies, Inc., doing business as iconectiv, is an American subsidiary of the Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson.wikipedia
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Mobile number portability

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The company has been a major architect of the United States telecommunications system and has 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 com TLD, provided joint research and development, 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.

Ericsson

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Telcordia Technologies, Inc., doing business as iconectiv, is an American subsidiary of the Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson.
Ericsson acquired U.S. company Telcordia Technologies in January 2012, an operations and business support systems (OSS/BSS) company.

Caller ID

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The company has been a major architect of the United States telecommunications system and has pioneered many services, including caller ID, call waiting, mobile number portability and toll-free telephone number (800) service.
Trial results were analyzed by Bellcore members of the original team.

.com

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Bellcore, the tenth company to register an Internet domain name in com TLD, provided joint research and development, 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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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.

Bell Labs

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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 ).

Regional Bell Operating Company

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Bellcore, the tenth company to register an Internet domain name in com TLD, provided joint research and development, 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. Nicknamed Bellcore, it was a consortium established by the Regional Bell Operating 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

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Telcordia pioneered the prepaid charging system, the Intelligent Network.
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.

Vencore Labs

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

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Equal stakes in the company were sold in November 2004 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.

Piscataway, New Jersey

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The headquarters was moved to Piscataway, New Jersey.
Telcordia Technologies, World Headquarters

Operations support system

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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.

Telcordia LERG Routing Guide

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The acronym LERG originally stood for Local Exchange Routing Guide, and is a trademarked term of Telcordia Technologies, Inc., a division of Ericsson since 2012.

Francisco Partners

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On August 10, 2017, Francisco Partners announced a $200 million investment in iconectiv and received a 16.7 percent ownership stake in the company.
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Short code

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Telcordia 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.

Number Portability Administration Center

In 2015, Telcordia won a contract procured by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to operate the Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC).
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.

Telecommunication

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Telcordia Technologies, Inc., doing business as iconectiv, is an American subsidiary of the Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson.

Bridgewater Township, New Jersey

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Telcordia's headquarters are located in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

New Jersey

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Telcordia's headquarters are located in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

Research and development

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Telcordia was formerly known as Bell Communications Research, Inc. or Bellcore. It was the telecommunication research and development company created as part of the break-up of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T).

AT&T Corporation

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Telcordia was formerly known as Bell Communications Research, Inc. or Bellcore. It was the telecommunication research and development company created as part of the break-up of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T).

Call waiting

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The company has been a major architect of the United States telecommunications system and has pioneered many services, including caller ID, call waiting, mobile number portability and toll-free telephone number (800) service.

Toll-free telephone number

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The company has been a major architect of the United States telecommunications system and has pioneered many services, including caller ID, call waiting, mobile number portability and toll-free telephone number (800) service.

Modification of Final Judgment

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as part of the 1982 Modification of Final Judgment that broke up the Bell System.