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									North American Numbering Council
            (NANC)

      Billing & Collection
       Working Group
               (B&C WG)
               May 17, 2011


                 Co-Chairs:
             Tim Decker, Verizon
        Rosemary Emmer, Sprint Nextel
    Mission Statement / Area of Responsibility

• The Billing and Collection Agent Oversight Working Group
  (B&C WG) was formed by and reports to the North American
  Numbering Council (NANC) and is responsible for overseeing
  the performance of the functional requirements provided by
  the North American Numbering Plan Billing and Collection
  Agent (B&C Agent).
• The B&C WG will investigate/review the performance of the
  B&C Agent and submit reports at each NANC meeting to fully
  inform NANC of the B&C Agent’s performance with respect to
  the functional requirements.
• The B&C WG will identify and determine the financial impact,
  feasibility and/or the appropriateness of initiatives/activities
  that may need to be included in the budget.



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                   Current Activities


•   Monthly Billing and Collections Oversight
•   Monthly Evaluation of Deliverables
•   Budget and Contribution Factor 2011/2012
•   Co-Chair Election




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                             History of
                NANP Fund Size and Contribution Factor



                                       March 2000                                      July 2003
                                            to         July 2001       July 2002            to        July 2004     July 2005      July 2006      July 2007      July 2008       July 2009     July 2010    July 2011
                                       June 2001           to              to          June 2004          to            to             to             to             to              to            to           to
                                        (revised)      June 2002       June 2003        (revised)     June 2005     June 2006      June 2007      June 2008      June 2009       June 2010     June 2011    June 2012


   Contribution Factor


     Final/Revised #                       0.000043        0.000043        0.000043       0.000021       0.000021      0.0000052       0.000021      0.0000193      0.0000165     0.0000107     0.0000181       0.000022


     Original                             0.0000577        0.000043        0.000043       0.000036       0.000021      0.0000052       0.000021      0.0000193      0.0000165     0.0000107     0.0000181       0.000022




    Per Budget




     Total budgeted expenditures **   12,630,500      14,783,140      13,737,340      9,821,530      7,026,013      6,903,158      6,922,608      6,605,140      5,508,944      5,348,089     5,497,882     5,857,267


     International contribution         211,563         166,620         173,694        114,205         80,468         84,050         83,238         84,821         82,384         85,415        96,439        94,944


     US contributions                 12,418,937       9,780,878      10,313,646      4,902,967      4,920,418      1,127,108      4,876,926      4,530,185                     2,487,497     4,034,718     4,620,882


     Surplus used                          NA          4,835,643       3,250,000      4,804,358      2,025,127      5,692,000      1,966,444      1,990,084      1,531,477      2,775,177     1,366,725     1,141,441


     Surplus kept                          NA              NA          4,434,187      4,000,000      4,248,064           -              -              -         1,198,963           -             -              -




** includes contingency allowance

# Final Factor reflects "Revised" factor if different from Original

Source: Factors and amounts compiled by Welch LLP

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               July 2011-June 2012
                      Budget
• Total projected cost for the NANP Fund is $5,857,267
  (including $750,000 contingency fund).

• The US carriers are required to contribute $5,762,323 to
  the fund.

• The International Participants (Canada and Caribbean
  countries) contribute the remaining $94,944.




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          Contribution Factor 2011
• The NANC approved the contribution factor of 0.0000220 for
  2011/2012 budget during the March 2011 meeting.
• The entire anticipated fund surplus will be used. (As of June 30,
  2011 the fund surplus is expected to be approximately $1,141,441.)
• The US carriers will be required to fund $4,620,882 with a funding
  contribution factor of 0.0000220.
• This will leave $750,000 in the surplus account which represents the
  contingency provision.




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       B&C WG Co-Chair Election
•   The B&C WG held a co-chair election, both positions for the term of 2 years.
•   Tim Decker and Rosemary Emmer were nominated and accepted, there were no
    other nominations.
•   There were no objections to Tim Decker and Rosemary Emmer continuing their role
    as co-chairs of the B&C WG for a period of 2 more years.




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                  NANC Action Items


• Endorse Co-Chair’s, two year term




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               2011 Meeting Schedule

                            Date          Time
                Tuesday, June 21        11:00am
                                        Eastern
                Tuesday, July 19        11:00am
                                        Eastern
                Tuesday, August 16      11:00am
                                        Eastern
                Tuesday, September 20   11:00am
                                        Eastern
                Tuesday, October 25     11:00am
                                        Eastern
                Tuesday, November 22    11:00am
                                        Eastern
                Monday, December 12     11:00am
                                        Eastern




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                    B&C WG Membership

•   AT&T
•   Bell Canada
•   Cox
•   Sprint Nextel
•   Qwest
•   Verizon




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          Future Meetings/Contact Information


                                      Tues, June 21
                                      11:00am 1 hr
                                      Tues, July 19
                                      11:00am 1 hr




               Contact the Co-Chairs for complete meeting or conference call details
                 Rosemary.Emmer@sprint.com or Timothy.Decker@verizon.com

                      B&C WG meeting notes and documents are posted at:
                                        nanc-chair.org


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