iconectiv Brings Device ID Expertise to the Linux Foundation
The Bridgewater, New Jersey-based company iconectiv this week joined the Linux Foundation Networking Fund. iconectiv is perhaps most well-known as a Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA). In this role the company handles the administrative work to enable people to port their phone numbers between different service providers. It operates as the LNPA for the majority of countries in the world. It was named as the LNPA for the United States in 2016, taking over the role from Neustar.
“We are by far the market leader [of LNPA] by subscriber count, or country count, or by operators served,” said Chris Drake, CTO of iconectiv.