VOL. 12, NO. 47
December 12, 2016

April 3-5
Morial Convention Center
New Orleans

October 15-18

West Corporation Acquires 911 ETC Inc.

December 19

December 27 
January 23 
Speed Meetings for Business: The INCOMPAS Show Buyers Forum 
Buyers and sellers will have even more time to meet and do business at The INCOMPAS Show in New Orleans April 3-5. After the success of our first Buyers Forum in Fall 2016, INCOMPAS is expanding the program to include even more networking and time for scheduled meetings.

For qualified buyers, the Buyers Forum provides an opportunity to meet and do business with sellers from across the country in a "speed-meeting" business format. This is the perfect way for buyers to make effective use of their time at the show and take care of meeting with several potential vendors in one place. Qualified hosted buyers will receive complimentary registration to The INCOMPAS Show. If you are a buyer for your organization and are interested in taking part in the Buyers Forum, please email Amanda Darvill

For sellers, INCOMPAS does the work for you and secures the buyers you want to meet with and helps coordinate the one-on-one meetings you want. If you are a seller and would like to participate, email Samantha Edidin or call 312-673-5685.

The schedule for the Spring Buyers Forum:

Tuesday, April 4
  • 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Buyer Open Time (Unscheduled meeting opportunities the Expo Hall) 
  • 3 p.m.-4 p.m. Buyer Power Hour (Scheduled meetings) 
Wednesday, April 5
  • 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Buyer Open Time (Unscheduled meeting opportunities the Expo Hall)
FCC to Host LNPA Transition Webcast on December 13
The FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau will host a  webcast on the Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) Transition Outreach and Education Plan (TOEP) tomorrow, December 13, from 3 p.m.-4 p.m. EST. The webcast will be hosted by PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, the Transition Oversight Manager (TOM) for the LNPA transition.

The objectives for the webcasts are three-fold: 
  • To provide transparent communications regarding the LNPA Transition; 
  • To serve as an open forum to gather and understand needs and concerns; and
  • To incorporate feedback to improve future communications. 
The webcast agenda is available on the North American Portability Management LLC website. LNPA Transition-related links and documents, including content from the previous TOEP webcasts, may also be accessed through the Reference Document tab on the site.

If you are interested in participating in the webcast, you can register online here.
FCC Open Meeting December 15
During its Open Meeting this Thursday, December 15, at 10:30 a.m. EST, the FCC will address:
  • Transition from TTY to Real-Time Text Technology
  • Amendment of Part 11 of the Commission's Rules Regarding the Emergency Alert System
  • Update to Parts 2 and 25 Concerning Non-geostationary, Fixed-Satellite Service Systems and Related Matters
  • Amendment of Part 0 of the Commission's Rules Regarding Public Information, the Inspection of Records, and Implementing the Freedom of Information Act
  • Maritime Communications/Land Mobile, LLC, Order on Reconsideration and Memorandum Opinion and Order
  • Improving the Resiliency of Mobile Wireless Communications Networks; Reliability and Continuity of Communications Networks, Including Broadband Technologies
  • Preferred Long Distance, Inc., Memorandum Opinion and Order
The meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC Live web page at
Member Profile: ShareTracker 
ShareTracker has evolved into the largest telecom market research company in the U.S. Founded in 2002 under the names ShareTracker/Broadband Consulting Group/Telephia, the company's 2015 acquisitions of GeoResults and Centris Marketing Science have facilitated expansion to all wireline, wireless, telephony companies. The company offers a full suite of market research services, including support for both strategic initiatives, such as forecasting, market/flow share analysis, infrastructure planning; and tactical ones, such as database appending, opportunity lists and competitive review.

Visit the INCOMPAS website to learn more about ShareTracker.

For more information on submitting a member profile, or updating an existing one, email Natalie DeHart or call 202-296-6650.