The fourth meeting of the Michigan Number Portability
Workshop was held on September 25, 1996 in Traverse City, Michigan.
Terry Appenzeller provided the agenda and the opening statements.
In attendance :
Terry Appenzeller Ameritech Barry Bishop Ameritech
Dee Branch Ameritech Pamela Criner Ameritech
Judy Evans AT&T Cal Gulker Allendale Tellepone
Denise Hardaway Ameritech Beth Kistner MCI Metro
Beth O'Donnell Comcast Larry Neeper Brooks Fiber
Bob Reynolds Ameritech John Shea Lockheed Martin
The following was reviewed and discussed at the meeting:
List discussed; following are items of immediate concern:
Ten digit (10D) company positions need resolution.
NPAC/SMS maintenance audits.
Testing is underway - scheduled to be complete
in Illinois by December 1, 1996.
Copies of previous presentations and associated
handouts are available upon request from Pam Criner telephone
The Implementation Plan will consist of the following:
1. The Michigan LNP Workshop Members will identify
on the Master Michigan Exchange List the priority of those exchanges
their company wants number portability scheduled. The master
or consolidated Ameritech Michigan and GTE Exchange list in EXCEL
was made available at the August 23 meeting. (Those companies
not in attendance at the meeting received the diskettes, along
with prioritization directions, via the mail.).
Action Item 1:
Michigan Number Portability Members to prioritize
the master list of Michigan Exchanges.
Action Item 2:
Use of existing (Illinois) Legal Liability Company for Michigan Number Portability Workshop?
Roger Marshall to report initial view at
the September 25, 1996 meeting.
One "Legal" and one "Business"
Representative from each workshop member company is required
for the LLC work portion of the Workshop. "New entrants"
to provide names and contact numbers to the Workshop
Action Item 3:
Resolve LLC issue and identify Michigan members.
Complete deployment plan for Michigan by the end of this year.
Meeting dates were established
for the remainder of 1996.:
Wednesday, September 25 in Traverse City
Tuesday, October 22 in Detroit
Thursday, November 21 in Detroit
Notes for this meeting were prepared by Pamela
Criner, Ameritech, telephone number 847-248-3521. .