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US Federal Government

  • State Department
  • ITAC Study Group A | Alternate Website
  • ENUM Ad Hoc Group
  • State Department ENUM Report
  • 18-19 June SGA Ad Hoc US Administration ENUM Issues at ATIS
  • 9-10 May 2001 SGA Ad Hoc Us Administrative ENUM Issues at WCOM
  • Contributions posted at ITU website.
  • International Internet Telephony Organization Contribution
  • 28-29 March 2001SGA Ad Hoc Us Administrative ENUM Issues Meeting at WCOM Wash DC
  • Neustar Contribution
  • Collection of meeting contributions at the NGI site or the Neustar enum.org site including contributions by WCOM, AT&T, Telcordia, Illiminet, and Verisign
  • US SGA-Workshop on ENUM: 12-13 February 2001
  • hockey.htm">IETF - ENUM: SGA-Workshop on ENUM, Mr. Richard Shockey
  • Update on ITU-T ENUM Activities, Mr. Steve Lind
  • ENUM Administration, Mr. Penn Pfautz
  • ENUM Ad Hoc Meeting, Mr. Douglas Ranalli
  • Douglas Ranalli, Is "E164.arpa" The Only Answer For  Tier-1 ENUM Registry Services?ITU Copy
  • Approaches to ENUM Implementation in the USA, Mr. Tony Rutkowski and Mr. Bryan Mordecai
  • Proposed Framework for ENUM Administration, Mr. Mark Harris
  • IITO's presentation.
  • SG-A Ad Hoc - ENUM, Mr. Jordyn A. Buchan
  • Exec Order 12046 (1978)
  • 5-201. With respect to telecommunications, the Secretary of State shall exercise primary authority for the conduct of foreign policy, including the determination of United States positions and the conduct of United States participation in negotiations with foreign governments and international bodies. In exercising this responsibility the Secretary of State shall coordinate with other agencies as appropriate, and, in particular, shall give full consideration to the Federal Communications Commission's regulatory and policy responsibility in this area.
  • < name="nti">Department of Commerce NTIA
  • DOC NTIA ENUM page
  • E-num: The View from Washington, NTIA 4/24/2006
  • Statement of Assistant Secretary Michael D. Gallagher on establishment of Country Code 1 ENUM Limited Liability Company., NTIA 11/9/2004
  • NTIA, FCC, State letter on ENUM, NTIA 8/14/03
  • NTIA, FCC, State letter on ENUM: Press Release, NTIA 8/14/03
  • NTIA backs linkage of Internet addresses with telephone numbers in letter on U.S. implementation of ENUM. [Press Release
  • Notice, Roundtable on Convergence of Communications Technologies (ENUM), August 2002
  • NTIA ENUM Forum Webcast, NTIA 9/4/02
  • ENUM Roundtable Dec 18 2000 Fed Reg Notice.
  • Handouts and materials from the Meeting
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • FCC ENUM Proceeding
  • FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau Hosts Numbering Symposium: Forum Will Examine Impact of VoIP, New Services on Numbering System., FCC 11/3/2004
  • Presentations
  • ENUM Primer PPT
  • Technology, the Internet and the Demand for NANP Numbers PPT
  • An Evolution Path for Numbering and Interconnection PPT
  • The Ongoing Evolution of Numbering PPT
  • WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU INVITES INTERESTED PARTIES TO PARTICIPATE IN A SYMPOSIUM TO DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF NUMBERING: WILL NEW TECHNOLOGIES, INNOVATIONS AND SERVICES AFFECT NUMBERING ADMINISTRATION AND OPTIMIZATION?. (DA No. 04-3207). (Dkt No 99-200)., FCC 10/15/2004
  • Chairman Powell's Letter to State Dept's David Gross Backs Linkage of Internet Services with Telephone Numbers Through U.S. Implementation of ENUM. 2/13/03
  • FCC Numbering Authority:  47 CFR Part 52.
  • FCC North American Numbering Council
  • North American Numbering Plan Administration
  • Neustar
  • ATIS North American Numbering Council
  • IETF Telephone Number Mapping (enum) Working Group

  • IETF ENUM Status page
  • IETF #63 Carrier ENUM and VoIP Peering, VoIP and ENUM 8/9/2005
  • E.164 number and DNS (RFC 2916) (18159 bytes)
  • Protocol Action: E.164 number and DNS to Proposed Standard 15 Aug 2000 E-mail | Second Version |
  • R Bradner, IETF Draft 'A compendium of enumservice registrations' September 13th, 2002
  • R.Brandner, IEFT Draft 'The "enum:" URI scheme' June 14, 2002
  • M. Mealling, R. Daniel, IETF RFC 2915, The Naming Authority Pointer (NAPTR) DNS Resource Record (September 2000).
  • RFC 3172 Best Current Practices: Management Guidelines & Operational Requirements for the Address and Routing Parameter Area Domain ("arpa") September 2001
  • D. Ranalli, IETF Informational Draft, Tier-1 ENUM System  Roles and Responsibilities  February 2001
  • A. Brown, IETF Internet Draft,  ENUM Service Reference Model February 23, 2001
  • Informational RFC 3026 Liaison to IETF/ISOC on ENUM January 2001 (explanation of what an informational RFC is can be found at RFC 2026 The Internet Standards Process)
  • IETF Draft M. Foster, T. McGarry, J. Yu, Number Portability in the GSTN: An Overview 09-Feb-01
  • Liaison to IETF/ISOC on ENUM  October 31, 2000
  • E.164 number and DNS January 25, 2000
  • ENUM Requirements June 2000
  • ENUM Service Specific Provisioning: Principles of Operation July 2000
  • S. Lind, AT&T, IETF Informational Internet Draft, ENUM Call Flows for VoIP Interworking (Nov. 2000)
  • The Use of ENUM Services by Signaling Transport Protocols
  • ENUM Service Specific Provisioning: Principles of Operation (23354 bytes)
  • Administrative Requirements for Deployment of ENUM in North America
  • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT ENUM, Shockey
  • IETF Meeting Aug 98 2.1.15 E.164 Number to IP Mapping (e.164) bof
  • URLs for Telephone Calls A. Vaha-Sipila April 2000
  • Service Principles when Public Circuit-Switched International  Telecommunication Networks Interwork with IP-based Networks
  • Roaming Support with DNS
  • Snapshot of E.164 Work - An Unofficial View
  • DNS Zone Redirection
  • RFC 2672: Non-Terminal DNS Name Redirection
  • RFC 2782: DNS RR for specifying the location of services (DNS SRV)
  • Assignment Procedures for URI Resolution Using DNS
  • Resolution of Uniform Resource Identifiers using the Domain Name System
  • URI Resolution using the Dynamic Delegation Discovery System
  • Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS)
  • A DDDS Database Using The Domain Name System
  • The Naming Authority Pointer (NAPTR) DNS Resource Record IETF Network Working Group June 24, 1999
  • Number Portability
  • The Number Portability Supplement to ITU-T Recommendation E.164
  • Number Portability in the GSTN: An Overview (July 2000) Mark Foster, Tom McGarry, James Yu
  • RIPE
  • ICANN: Ad Hoc Committee on Addressing Ad Hoc Effort Bibliography (linking to documents on ENUM)
  • ITU

  • ITU ENUM Webpage
  • SPU newslog on ENUM
  • Liaison to IETF/ISOC on ENUM, ITU-T Working Party 1/2, Berlin, 19-26 October 2000
  • ITU, Internet Telephone Numbering System (ENUM) offers promise of a single point of contact for all communication devices Countries wishing to implement ENUM system can now do so.  31 May 2002
  • December 12, 2002: Updates  on on National ENUM Trials. At the recent ITU-T Study Group  2 meeting in Geneva, several countries gave updates on their current national ENUM trials:
  • ENUM in the Netherlands, A report by the Dutch ENUM group (NLEG), December 2002 (PDF)
  • Austrian ENUM Trial Status and Demo, ITU
  • Status of the Austrian ENUM Field Trial, ITU
  • ENUM Trial in China, ITU
  • Numérobis - French ENUM field trial, ITU
  • Status of ENUM in Sweden, ITU
  • UK ENUM Group (UKEG) - Status of Trial in the UK, ITU
  • ENUM Forum perspective on the status of ENUM implementation in the US, ITU
  • Progress achieved towards implementing electronic numbering "ENUM", ITU 10/5/01
  • Bob Shaw, ITU, Global ENUM Implementation, DTI ENUM Workshop (June 5, 2001)
  • Bob Shaw, ITU, ENUM Implementation, ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (June 1-2, 2001)
  • Materials from the ITU ENUM Workshop Jan 17, 2001
  • Chairman's Report of the ITU ENUM Workshop Word
  • Annex 1: ENUM Workshop List of Participants (Word)
  • Annex 2: The Domain Name System, Mr. David Conrad (PowerPoint)
  • Annex 3: ENUM Technical Issues/DNS, Mr. Patrik Fältström (PowerPoint)
  • Annex 4: ENUM, Mr. Richard Shockey (PowerPoint)
  • Annex 5: ENUM Administration Issues - Some Numbering Perspectives, Mr. Tony Holmes and Steve Lind (PowerPoint)
  • Annex 6: Glossary (Word)
  • Annex 7: ENUM Issues (Word)
  • Annex 8: Responsibilities for e164.arpa, Mr. Patrik Fältström of the IETF's Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG) (Word)
  • ENUM Awareness Letter March 1, 2001
  • ITU-T Recommendation E.164/I.331 (05/97) - The international public telecommunication numbering plan
  • ITU-T Recommendation E.164 (05/97)
  • ITU-T Recommendation E.190 (05/97) - Principles and responsibilities for the management, assignment and reclamation of E-series international numbering resources
  • ITU-T Recommendation E.164.1 (03/98) - Criteria and procedures for the reservation, assignment and reclamation of E.164 country codes and associated Identification Codes (ICs)
  • [COM2-D285] France (Q1/2): IETF/ENUM and E.164 numbers Feb 28 2000
  • Information for IETF relevant to E.164-DNS Interworking March 15
  • Assigned E164 Country Codes
  • Requirements for the Functional Architecture for IN support of IP-networks Geneva; 1-19 March 1999
  • Requirements for the Functional Architecture for IN support of IP-networks Addendum to TD Gen/11-123 (Drafted From D.1155-GEN/11). Ray Forbes, Geneva; 1-19 March 1999
  • ITU-T Study Group 2 "Operational aspects of service provision, networks and performance. Lead Study Group on Service definition, Numbering, Routing and Global Mobility"
  • 23-01-01 thru  02-02-01  SG 2 and its Working Parties  Operational aspects of service provision, networks and performance   Switzerland [Geneva]


    [013] Meeting of Working Party 1/2 (Numbering,Routing, Global Mobility and Service Definition), Berlin, Germany19-26 October 2000

  • IAB

  • ISOC, Interim Approval for Internet Telephone Numbering System (ENUM) Provisioning, ISOC 6/3/02
  • IAB Statement on Infrastructure Domain and Subdomains (May 10, 2000) (stating that subdomains under the ".arpa" domain are to be managed by IANA)
  • IETF Informational RFC 2826, IAB Technical Comment on the Unique DNS Root  (May 2000)
  • IAB Minutes, at 9 (May 8, 2000)
  • "Agreement on the use of the ARPA TLD as an infrastructure domain has progressed to the point that working groups, notably IPNGWG, can be notified of that plan and that the IAB statement should be posted to the IAB web page. We are still discussing with ICANN the questions of use of the domain by other SDOs and the review/ delegation process."
  • IAB Minutes at 7 (June 12, 2000)
  • "ICANN mess


    Procedures to use with "other SDOs""

  • IAB Minutes at 6.3 (JULY 10, 2000)
  • "ICANN and .ARPA (again)--apparently under control."
  • IAB Minutes at 6 (September 11, 2000)
  • "E164.ARPA: Things looking up..."
  • IAB Minutes at 6.2 (October 16, 2000)
  • "E164.ARPA Nothing new until ITU SG2 meeting this week and next."
  • RIPE NCC (technical administrator of e164.apra)

  • ENUM Draft Request Form and Instructions
  • Instructions to the RIPE NCC from IAB regarding operations of the domain e164.arpa.
  • ICANN

  • Tony Homes, BT, Mark McFadden, CIX, ENUM, It's Potential and Some Issues,
  • Bob Shaw, ITU, ENUM Implementation, ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (June 1-2, 2001)
  • Information on Proposed VeriSign Agreement Revisions See FAQ # 19
  • ICANN did not create any new ".tel" gTLDs - Pulver's application to create the ENUM gTLD was not accepted.. C|NET Net name body OKs seven new domains Nov 16, 2000
  • gTLD Applications for ".tel"
  • Pulver, Netnumber, I-TAB
  • Internet Telephony Addressing Board (I-TAB) on ".tel"
  • Registrar Accreditation Agreement for ".tel"
  • Domain Naming Policy for ".tel"
  • Registration Validation Policy for ".tel"
  • Rules for Domain Name Conflict Resolution
  • Conflict Resolution Policy for ".tel"
  • Board of Directors of I-TAB
  • NetNumber
  • ".tel" v "e164.arpa" Competition at Risk (Oct 23, 2000)
  • Letter from ITU on Telephony-Related TLDs (1 November 2000) (opposing ".tel" ENUM applications)
  • Number Tel
  • TelnicLimited
  • Domain Names
  • E164.arpa is owned by RIPE-NCC
  • E164.com is owned by Netnumber.com
  • E164.net is owned by E164 to IP-address mapping, STUPI AB
  • E164.org is owned by Lucent.
  • ENUM.org is owned by NeuStar, Inc.
  • ENUM.com is owned by Enum Consulting, LLC
  • ENUM.net is owned by Athena Design, Inc.
  • ENUMWORLD.com is owned by Network Solutions
  • ENUMWORLD.org is owned by Network Solutions
  • ENUMWORLD.net is owned by Network Solutions
  • International

  • Canada
  • New Study on Privacy Issues in ENUM.  Timothy Denton's report for Industry Canada has just been posted.  Oct 2003
  • Timothy Denton's letter to the CRTC Chairman.
  • Europe

    The European Committee for Telecommunications Regulatory Affairs On Harmonised European Implementation of ENUM Numbering / Naming Databases (4 July 2001)

  • France:
  • INTERNET NAMING AND ADDRESSING ART publishes the results of the public consultation on the principles and conditions for implementation of the ENUM protocol in France Press Release  Summary of the contributions, [English] as well as some of the contributions of the economic players
  • Public Consultation on the Principles and Conditions of Application of ENUM Protocol in France Press Release
  • France, Conditions for Implementation of ENUM, Delayed Doc. D.15
  • [COM2-D285] France (Q1/2): IETF/ENUM and E.164 numbers Feb 28 2000
  • Sweden
  • Joakim Stralmark, Post & Telestryrelsen, ENUM - functions that maps telephone numbers to Internet based addresses - a description and the possible introduction to Sweden (23 March 2001)
  • UK DTI
  • ENUM Forum June 5, 2001
  • Directory Services Projects

    ENUM Projects

  • Neustar's Enum.org Trial
  • DOC Awards .US Contract to NeuStar
  • Nov 1 The Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet legislative hearing on H.R. 2417, the "Dot Kids Name Act of 2001." Witnesses will be by invitation only., 10:00 a.m. in 2123 RHOB (Rep. Markey stating that NeuStar had reserved the registration of phone numbers under .us)
  • NeuStar .us Application - Section D page D-8 reserving registration of digital domain names under .us for "Personal Identification Applications"
  • NTIA .us Purchase Order (indicating that NeuStar proposal is incorporated into the purchase order)
  • Result - NeuStar has reserved the possible use of ENUM under the .us domain.
  • More on .us
  • FCC'S COMMON CARRIER BUREAU SELECTS NEUSTAR, INC. AS NATIONAL THOUSANDS-BLOCK NUMBER POOLING ADMINISTRATOR. News Release. News Media Contact: Mike Balmoris at 0253 CCB. Contact Sanford Williams at 2320; OMD contact Mark Oakey at 0933 DOC-213710A1.pdf DOC-213710A1.doc DOC-213710A1.txt, Fcc 6/19/01
  • Netnumbers
  • Douglas Ranalli, Is "E164.arpa" The Only Answer For  Tier-1 ENUM Registry Services?
  • SIP and Number Resolution:  ENUM and TRIP
  • NetNumber ENUM Services testing available soon on the SIP Center test bed server
  • Pagoo and NetNumber join forces to advance ENUM standard Mar. 27, 2001
  • ENUM Arrives, Computer Telephony Magazine (April 14, 2001) (Netnumbers partners with ss8 Networks and Pingtel)  SS8 Press Release
  • ENUMNic
  • EnumNIC is an Industry-wide initiative to Interconnect the Enum Registries of the world, created by the International Internet Telephone Organization.  Created Oct 2000.  Announced on Feb 12, 2001.
  • ENUMWorld (NSI, Verisign, Telcordia)
  • Verisgn's webnum
  • US government's ITAC SG-A AdHoc Industry Committee Feb 12, 2001 PowerPoint
  • Press Release VeriSign Powers Online Registration System for ComoreTel's Global Toll-Free Number Service Businesses and consumers to benefit from a single toll-free number that customers, employees and frequent travelers can use anywhere in the world February 12, 2001
  • September 26, 2000 TELCORDIA AND VERISIGN ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT TO HOST OPEN ENUM TRIAL
  • NSI Trial: ENUM World Informational Paper.
  • FAQs
  • Trial Information
  • Internet-Telephony Addressing Board (ITAB)
  • The mission of the "Internet-Telephony Addressing Board" (ITAB) is to provide an open industry forum for promoting the use of the ENUM standard by sharing operational experiences and by advancing operational recommendations for the delivery of  based communications services.
  • Verisign's Webnum
  • Other Directory Services Projects  

  • IM
  • SIP
  • Google(enter a phone number into the search field and google with provide you with directory assistance information)
  • Telephone Routing over IP (TRIP) (IETF IPTEL WG)
  • Microsoft Hailstorm
  • Dialnow
  • dotPHone (.ph)
  • MSN Reverse Look Up
  • Netscape White Pages Reverse Look Up
  • The Ultimate White Pages
  • Yahoo People Search
  • Whowhere
  • Switchboard
  • Anywho
  • Worldpages
  • 555-1212.com
  • Links

  • Germany ENUM
  • ICANNWatch's ENUM Page
  • ENUM Forum (US development of ENUM is now active in the ENUM Forum)
  • Korea NIC
  • NGI's ENUM Website
  • Nominum
  • Numerobis (ENUM France)
  • OFCOM ENUM Switzerland
  • EPIC on ENUM,
  • EPIC comments to the ENUM Forum, EPIC 1/29/03
  • Privacy Concerns

  • Privacy.org "Just say ENO to ENUM" (headline during Feb 2001)
  • FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection
  • WIP Privacy website.
  • Papers

    News & Blogs

  • Engineering task force could propel Internet telephony, CNN 10/3/00
  • IETF spec could propel Internet telephony NWFusion 10/2/00
  • Telcordia, VeriSign to marry telephone, 'Net numbers NW Fusion 9/26/00
  • VeriSign, Telcordia Hope to Have Your Number Internet.com 9/26/00
  • ENUM: the Internet's Glueball infrastructure by A.M.Rutkowski Communications Week International Sept 2000
  • ComSoc Article Summaries: "The ENUM Working Group: E.164 Meets DNS"  Feb 2000 (01/00) Vol. 15, No. 1, P. 24; Steinke, Steve (article could not be found)
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