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a radioactive transuranic metallic element

a registered nurse who has received special training and can perform many of the duties of a physician

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APA, a subsidiary of Telcordia Technologies dba iconectiv, has announced a two-year extension for its data administration contract for mobile number portability (MNP) in the Republic of Argentina, the company said.
In parallel to announcing the availability of this number portability functionality, the company is also announcing deployment of the solution at several service providers, including global top-3 players in IPX, international cable, and number portability.
During the second quarter of 2016, the number portability platform recorded 12,923 successful mobile line number portability requests, compared to 21,444 in 2nd quarter of 2015; a variance due to aggressive offers stimulating consumers to change service providers during 2015.
Number portability also reflects a change in regulatory mindset.
The much-awaited mobile number portability initiative, which has been supported by ictQATAR, will allow mobile users in Qatar to retain their mobile number, while freely choosing their mobile service operator.
Number portability postponed by 3 months to end of 2009
The launch of fixed number portability service besides the introduction of mobile number portability demonstrates the development of the telecommunications market in Bahrain and enhances strategic plans to empower the consumer and minimise barriers for fair competition," he said.
Mohamed Hamad Bubashait, the general director of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority in Bahrain, said: "This service follows the introduction of Mobile Number Portability Service back in July 17, 2011 and is completely consistent with it, whereas consumers with fixed telecoms services are entitled now to port their numbers and all associated services when changing their service provider.
When asked if number portability had been delayed again, Osman Sultan, du's chief executive said: 'That is correct.
The number of documents by clients who switch to another operator, but keep their number has increased two times since the introduction of the one-stop-shop number portability procedure two months ago," the two operators said in a statement.
The FCC has set a November 24, 2003, deadline for wireless-to-wireless portability: Mobile phone carriers have to offer number portability for customers switching from one mobile service to another.
The Indian telecom regulator on Monday has stated that the entry fee for mobile number portability (MNP) service providers for executing Full Mobile Number Portability must be kept unchanged.
US Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) Neustar Inc (NYSE: NSR), said on Friday that it welcomes the release of the Request for Information (RFI), as part of the process for the selection of the vendor to serve as the LNPA when the current contract expires in June 2015, by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the North American Numbering Council's (NANC) working group and the North American Portability Management, LLC (NAPM LLC).
Bahrain's mobile phone users can now switch service providers and still retain their number with the launch of number portability service by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA).