Glossary & Acronyms


CIC Carrier Identification Code
CISC CRTC Industry Steering Committee
CLEC Competitive Local Exchange Carrier
CNA Canadian Numbering Administrator
CNAC Canadian Numbering Administration Consortium
CO Central Office
CRTC Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
CSCN Canadian Steering Committee on Numbering
ESRD Emergency Service Routing Digit
ILEC Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier
IMSI International Mobile Subscription Identity
MBI MIN Block Identifier
MIN Mobile Identification Number
MCC Mobile Country Code
MNC Mobile Network Code
MSIN Mobile Subscription Identification Number
NANP North American Numbering Plan
NANPA North American Numbering Plan Administrator
NPA Numbering Plan Area (Area Code)
NRUF Numbering Resource Utilization Forecast
TSP Telecommunication Service Providers
SID System Identifier
USA Unanimous Shareholder Agreement
WCLEC Wireless Competitive Local Exchange Carriers
WSP Wireless Service Provider

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