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January 6,2015
Why is the FCC considering a new system for phone number portability? No good reason

Building high-volume, complex information systems is hard. But when time is limited and the client is the federal government, as we learned most recently and most painfully with the failed launch of Healthcare.gov, it's nearly impossible.Read Article

August 11, 2014
Lawmakers urge FCC to consider national security in Neustar fight with Ericsson's Telcordia

Key lawmakers have told the FCC not to ignore national-security concerns when deciding on which company should manage a major telephone-numbers contract... Read More

August 11, 2014
FBI, DEA and Secret Service argue that next ‘number portability’ administrator must be ready to handle investigations

This weekend, our Ellen Nakashima reported that lawmakers, including the chairman and ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, have pressed the Federal Communications Commission to keep national security in mind... Read More

August 11, 2014
Neustar, Telcordia battle over FCC contract to play traffic cop for phone calls, texts

Influential lawmakers are urging the Federal Communications Commission not to ignore national security as it prepares to choose a company to play the critical role of traffic cop for virtually every phone call and text message in North America... Read More

April 9, 2014
Why you shouldn’t get too attached to your phone number

Two principal bidders have emerged. One is Neustar, which developed the existing system and has administered it all along... Read More

May 21, 2013
Sterling-based Neustar Evolves with the Times

Remember the days when you simply picked up the phone and called someone? No text messaging and certainly no instant messaging. The Sterling-based technology company Neustar was there to make sure changing phone carriers was an easy switch. ... Read More

April 18, 2013
Neustar Statement on Extension of NPAC RFP Submission Deadline

Yesterday, the North American Portability Management LLC (NAPM) announced on its website that it extended the deadline to respond to its Request for Proposal (RFP) for selection of the next local number portability administrator until April 22, 2013... Read Press Release

April 5, 2013
Neustar Submits Response to RFP for Local Number Portability Administration in the United States

Today, Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR) submitted its proposal in response to the North American Portability Management LLC’s Request for Proposal (RFP) for local number portability administration in the United States. ... Read Press Release

February 10, 2013
Neustar Competes Again for the Contract that Started it All

Sterling-based Neustar has been at the heart of one of the biggest technology revolutions in recent decades, yet it’s a company that few people outside of the telecommunications industry have ever heard of. The firm got its start in 1996 by winning a contract to transfer telephone numbers among carriers... Read Article

January 14, 2013
Neustar Repeats Success in 2012 NPAC Performance Survey

It is not easy to achieve an outstanding customer satisfaction rating consistently for 10 long years. United States’ Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) Neustar is one of the very few organizations to achieve this rare accomplishment. Read Article

October 15, 2011
As Sprint gets iPhone, Neustar prepares for switches

Sprint Nextel Corp. is getting the iPhone. And the No. 3 wireless carrier is looking to poach iPhone users from the top two — Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc. — with the glittering lure of all-you-can-eat data plans. Read Article

June 4, 2012
Neustar SVP Steve Edwards talks VoIP's impact on number portability

Number portability is one of those functions we rarely think about: We reassign a phone number from one device to another by doing very little other than filling out a form. The ease of implementing this process is part of what has made Neustar (NYSE: NSR) one of the best-kept secrets in the telecom industry... Read Article

June 4, 2012
Neustar: More than Just Numbers

Neustar is in the business of providing critical services that are the plumbing that makes modern communications work not just for telecommunications carriers but for enterprises and even individuals. Read Article

Press Releases

New Report Finds Efficient Number Portability Saved U.S. Consumers Billions of Dollars Read Press Release

New White Paper Highlights Complexity and Consumer Impact of Global Number Portability Read Press Release

New White Paper Finds Vast Difference Between U.S. and India Number Portability Read Press Release

New White Paper Finds Neustar Successfully Administers Complex Robust and Expanding Local Numbering Portability Services Read Press Release

Study Confirms One Nationwide NPAC Administrator Provides the Most Economic, Reliable and Effective Numbering System Read Press Release

Customers Give Neustar High Marks in 2011 NPAC Performance Survey Read Press Release