- Does not involve unbundled network elements
- Involves an account only for a single line
- Does not include complex switch translations (e.g., Centrex, ISDN, AIN services, remote call forwarding, or multiple services on the loop)
- Does not include a reseller/whoelsale.
There is no such thing as a simple port. Hence, no fast LNP.
Top that off with ILECs shrinking the work force (less people, more activity) and less experienced people doing the tasks now -- means everything takes longer and longer. Telecom is Broken. It is one reason cable is eating telco lunch.
Still, Birch should have a better idea of the process and time frame.
FYI, FCC LNP Guide.