The ability to switch carriers (AT&T to Verizon, Quest to Sprint and so on) without switching phone numbers. This tool allows you to take one phone number regardless of the company (it can even be a land-line phone) and switch to another company that also offers the same local area code (three digit prefix: 319, 641, 515…. so on).
Local Number Portability. Allows a consumer to keep his/her phone number when changing carriers or changing locations within a local area. LNP is required by federal law and includes both landline and wireless services.
Local Number Portability. Local Number Portability (LNP) is the process that enables you to change your telecommunication service provider, but keep your phone number.