The fifth meeting of the Michigan Local Number Portability Workshop was held on
October 22, 1996 in Detroit. Terry Appenzeller
provided the agenda and opening comments.
In attendance :
Terry Appenzeller Ameritech Barry Bishop Ameritech
Dee Branch Ameritech Pamela Criner Ameritech
Denise Hardaway Ameritech Bob Reynolds Ameritech
Dan Meggison AT&T Beth O'Donnell Comcast Tim Collins Continental Telecom Hal Hively GTE
John F. Shea Lockheed Martin Beth Kistner MCI Metro
John McCluskey MFS John Kern MCTA Mike Pelletier TCG Brad Behounek Consultant
The following items were discussed:
Brad Behounek (attending by conference call) agreed
to work with the individual participating companies to resolve
outstanding issues relating to the switch priority list. A finalized
list to be provided to Terry or Pam by November 1, 1996 and distributed
with the October 22, 1996 meeting minutes. The completed Michigan
Priority List to be reviewed at the next (November 21, 1996)
Beth Kistner attended the NANC meeting on October
1, 1996 and provided details of the meeting.
The LLC was submitted in Illinois and Roger Marshall
provided testimony; six companies participating soon to be eight.
LLC was not opposed, HEPO endorsed it, out on acceptance by Secretary
of State and needs Commission approval. A "regional"
LLC meeting was requested by the participants. Roger Marshall
to schedule meeting in November. (Regional LLC Meeting scheduled
November 22, 1996)
Roger reported two interfaces were approved and finalized for NPAC; submitted to make them the standard and a WEB site for additional information was available on October 1, 1996 (this information was provided by Terry). The GRFS documentation is also available on the Lockheed Martin WEB site.
Barry Bishop reported on the status of the Operations
Committee. The Illinois Steering Committee approved forming
a regional Operations Committee. The plan is to provide the Michigan
participants with up-to-date Illinois Steering Committee information
The workshop agreed that Beth Kistner, Bob Reynolds and John Kern would write the Michigan Local Number Portability Report using the Indiana Report as a model. January 15, 1997 was established as the completion date for this report. This document will be presented to the Commission for a response or approval of the Michigan Local Number Portability Workshop plans and implementation dates .
Date: Thursday, November 21, 1996
Time: 9:30 a.m. coffee and rolls - - - Meeting starts at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Huron Room (lobby of the Ameritech Michigan Headquarters Building)
Update on FCC and NANC action
- Priority List from Consultant (see attachment)
Regional LLC Status
- Lockheed-Martin Contract
Operational Updates (to be reported by Barry Bishop)
Report to the Michigan Public Service Commission
Next meeting Tuesday, December 17, 1996
Establish meeting dates for 1997
Attachment - Page 1 (of 6) of the Switch Priority
and Request List