Now that you're familiar with the architecture of LNP, let's look at one more organization you should know about, the Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC). The primary role of the NPAC, a neutral third party vendor, is to assist CLECs ("users") in obtaining access to the NPAC Service Management System (SMS).
To perform this duty, the NPAC must support the following functional areas:
- User support
- System support
Click on the link below to learn more about NPAC.