On Thursday May 29, 1997 the weekly Single Point Of Contact Conference Call
was held via conference bridge,
1-800-593-XXXX passcode "XXXX", at 9:00 AM CST.
The next meeting will be Thursday 6/05 at 9:00 AM CDT using the above
It is critical to have at least one representative from each participating
company actively participating on
Those who took part in today's
call were as follows:
Name Company Fax
*Dick Dowd LLC/ICC Work Shop
*Bill Belshaw Test Plan
Joe Questore Bellcore 908-758-4389
*Bob Bartenstien Ameritech 216-822-5039 847-248-3762
*Larry Lovett SPRINT
*Andy Chalk SPRINT
*Mitch Mitchel WorldCom
*Hamp Oberle MCI
*Anne Driscoll MCI
*Eileen O'Shea AT&T
Mitch Fuchs AT&T
Art Brett TCG No representative present for TCG
*Walt Subora Ameritech
Single Point Of Contact Meeting Issues & Actions
At least 4 of the participating company's were represented so the Issues
and Status's were reviewed.
ISSUE: Each participating company needs to determine which specific
tests listed in the FCC Field Test Plan available at www.ported.com,
that they will be able to take
ACTION: Each SPOC is to review the FCC Field Test Plan
with their Task Force to determine which specific
test script's will be able to be performed by their company's
network topography within the
RESPONSIBLE S: SPOC Team.
STATUS: Assigned 3/20. Closed. First cut received from all
participants as of 5/28.
Action: Each SPOC is to update the form that Dick sent out and provide
the information to Dick no later
Responsible: SPOC Team.
Status: Assigned 5/22.
Action: Dick Dowd to receive input from all participant's SPOC's
by 5/27, once received Dick will compile the information
and resubmit the updated form to all SPOC's to be reviewed
at the next conference call 5/29.
Responsible: Dick Dowd
Status: First cut and second cut received from most. Dick Dowd
is updating the matrix and will distro to the SPOC
Action: Bill Belshaw to update the
list of test's on the matrix.
Responsible: Bill Belshaw.
Status: Assigned 5/22. Bill is
working on this today.
Note Each participating company will need to contact Ameritech and make
arrangement's with Ameritech, if they wish to test CLASS features
between them and other
participant's other than Ameritech.
MCI has submitted a form to Ameritech (7.1 form), to test with
SPRINT and Ameritech.
SPRINT submitted also.
ISSUE: * In preparation for the FCC Field Test, certain network items
need to be gathered and
distributed to the participating company's.
ACTION: Each SPOC to determine whether their company plans to test
CLASS between company's other than
RESPONSIBLE S: All SPOC's
STATUS: Assigned 4/24 Hamp Oberle put the information gathered
into an Excel spreadsheet. Much of the information is
still missing. Dick Dowd will forward the spread sheet
to the SPOC Team so that the holes
can be filled in.
ACTION: SPOC Team members to review Hamp's spreadsheet and send
in changes to Dick Dowd for distro to the Team prior to
the next conference call.
RESPONSIBLE: All SPOC's
STATUS: Assigned 5/29
ISSUE: * It was suggested that the SPOC Team assemble a Checklist of
all items that need to be addressed by each participating
company prior to the kick off of FCC Field Testing on July 24,
ACTION: The updated "DRAFT" was faxed out 5/21 to the SPOC Team.
The SPOC Team is to review the "DRAFT" plan and send in
any updates to Dick Dowd prior to the next conference call.
The plan is to finalize this and create a Baseline schedule
as of the next conference call.
RESPONSIBLE: SPOC Team.
STATUS: Assigned 5/22. No changes have been received. Dick Dowd
will wait until Monday 6/2 and if no additional changes
have been received, Dick will baseline the schedule and
distro it to the SPOC Team. (All items 7/24 - 9/26 will
ISSUE: NPA-NXXs to be used during the FCC Field Test need to be opened
with the LERG no later than 5/30.
ACTION: Each SPOC to ensure that their company has contacted
the LERG to open their NPA-NXXs.
RESPONSIBLE: All SPOC's
STATUS: Ameritech has sent an EMail. SPRINT was unable to
enter the information using the system. It appears
that these will have to be opened
ACTION: SPRINT will contact the Ameritech person that was successful
in opening the Ameritech NPA-NXXs and report back to the
SPOC Team how to accomplish this task. (SPRINT attempted
to update the LERG using the automated system but received
error messages. Unable to open until after 6/1.)
ISSUES: * Test Script Propitiation, Overall Test Time Line & Porting
partners are all valid issues that will need to be addressed
but they are dependant upon
ISSUE: SPRINT is not sure whether the other participant's have 911 trunking
to SPRINT's PSAP. If not then 911 tests will not be able to be
performed on ported numbers that are ported into or out of SPRING.
WorldCom does have 911 trunking
Action: Dick Dowd to refer the issue to Nancy DeRoo, 911 Chairperson
to bring up at the 911 Team meeting and provide status of
whether this is addressed or not.
Responsible: Dick Dowd & Nancy
Status: Assigned 5/22. Dick Dowd Emailed Nancy DeRoo and found
out that Nancy was not in the office. A second Email
was sent 5/28.
ISSUE: Several participants have been unsuccessful in obtaining a place
to stay in the Chicago area the
week of June 9.
ACTION: The SPOC Team decided to move out the date for the next
Test Team Committee meeting and the next SPOC Team meeting
by one week. The face-to-face meeting is now scheduled
for June 19 & 20 starting with the Test Team meeting.
Walt will check for availability of the Ameritech facility
at 350 N. Orleans. Eileen O'Shea (AT&T) will also attempt
to book a meeting room for those
dates as well.
RESPONSIBLE: SPOC Team
STATUS: Assigned 5/29
FCC Field Test Coordination Manager
972-498-5022 alternate fax
Pager 1-800-PAGEMCI Pin# 1742797
Email Richard Dowd / MCI ID: 258-4443