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numero portado

English translation: ported number

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Spanish term or phrase:numero portado
English translation:ported number
Entered by: Fausto2112
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04:53 Jan 21, 2001
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Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: numero portado
Also "numero donado"
This is in a text on the portability of telephone numbers. I just wondered whether anybody knew the terms used in telecoms....
Many thanks in advance,
Linebyline
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:15
ported number
Explanation:
From "number portability". These are the terms we use in Spain
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Fausto2112
Spain
Local time: 08:15
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Many thanks,
Jo
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1 hr
ported number


Explanation:
From "number portability". These are the terms we use in Spain

Fausto2112
Spain
Local time: 08:15
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Many thanks,
Jo
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4 hrs
ported phone number


Explanation:
A confirmation that 'port' can be used (it's a new word to me):

For countries that support freephone number portability using centralized databases to manage the number ***porting, the originating network usually performs a database dip to identify the freephone service provider/carrier that serves a particular freephone number so that it can route the freephone call to that freephone service provider/carrier.

http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:community.roxen.com/dev...


35,000 refs to 'ported number' in:

http://www.google.com/search?q=ported phone number&hl=en&lr=...

I couldn't find any context in Spanish or English that supported a meaning for 'donar/donate' that fitted with your context. If you gave more key words from the sentence, and submitted again, perhaps we could locate something.

xxxLia Fail
Spain
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1 day 22 hrs
ported number


Explanation:
ported number


There are many examples on the web, where "ported number" is used. Below is just one of them. By the way, the text below may also help you to find a suitable English term for "numero donado", because it contains an English explanation of this concept.


"The donor network is the network that first assigned a telephone number (e.g., TN +1-202-533-1234) to a subscriber, out of a number range administratively (e.g., +1 202-533) assigned to it. The current service provider (new SP) or new serving network is the network that currently serves the ported number."

Source:
http://community.roxen.com/developers/idocs/drafts/draft-iet...


In fact, "numero donado" is first assigned by the donor network. I failed to locate its exact English counterpart, but I'm sure it may be close to "donor network number", or the like.


Regards.


    Reference: http://community.roxen.com/developers/idocs/drafts/draft-iet...
artyan
United States
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