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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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.

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.

.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 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 ).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Piscataway, New Jersey

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Robert W. Lucky

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Robert Wendell Lucky (born January 9, 1936) is an electrical engineer, inventor, and research manager who worked at Bell Labs and Telcordia Technologies.

Local access and transport area

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In order to facilitate the sharing of Telcordia telephone routing databases between countries, LATAs were later defined for the provinces of Canada, the other countries and territories of the North American Numbering Plan, and Mexico.

CLLI code

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CLLI codes are now maintained and issued by Telcordia, which claims trademarks on the names "Common Language" and "CLLI".

Message-waiting indicator

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A message-waiting indicator (MWI) in telephony, is a Telcordia Technologies (formerly Bellcore) term for an FSK-based telephone calling feature that illuminates an LED on selected telephones to notify a telephone user of waiting voicemail messages on most North American public telephone networks and PBXs.

ManaGeR

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ManaGeR or MGR was an early windowing system originally designed and developed for Sun computers in 1984 by Stephen A. Uhler, then at Bellcore.

Ramanathan Gnanadesikan

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He received his Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina and headed research groups in statistics at Bell Laboratories and Bellcore.

Jakob Nielsen (usability consultant)

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Nielsen's earlier affiliations include Bellcore (now Telcordia Technologies) (Bell Communications Research), the Technical University of Denmark, and the IBM User Interface Institute at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center.

Stewart D. Personick

He worked at Bell Labs, TRW, and Bellcore (now Telcordia Technologies), researching optical fiber receiver design, propagation in multi-mode optical fibers, time-domain reflectometry, and the end-to-end modeling of fiber-optic communication systems.