Mobile Number Portability (MNP)

Over 100 Million Mobile Subscribers Utilised MNP till August-end – TRAI

The Number of Unhappy Mobile Service users now crossed 100 million mark, yes! according to latest TRAI data, more than 100 million mobile phone customers had changed their mobile service operator by using the MNP - Mobile Number Portability service as of August end. In north zone, maximum number of MNP requests have been received in Rajasthan circle (about 9.85 million) followed by Gujarat (about 8.67 million) whereas in MNP

TRAI Recommends Pan India – Full Mobile Number Portability within 6 Months

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has today sent its recommendations on "One Nation - Full Mobile Number Portability" (Pan-India Number Portability) to DoT and suggested its implementations within six months. If Department of Telecommunications (DOT) accepts TRAI's recommendation, mobile service users can switch to any operator across India across any circle without changing the mobile number, even if that operator does not operate in their current telecom circle. Presently

No More MNP for Customers on Closed Network of Mobile Operators Who Lost Licenses : TRAI

Mobile customers of Uninor, MTS India, Videocon and some others operators whose licenses were canceled by Supreme Court on February 2, 2012 in many circles and they failed to get fresh spectrum for respective circles, will no longer be able to port out from closed networks by opting Mobile Number Portability. India's telecom watchdog Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued directive to all existing mobile service providers to

Carry your number: Country Wide MNP is Due in October 2013

The Indian government is looking to rollout Pan India Mobile Number Portability by October 2013. Under the ‘National Telecom Policy 2012’, the policies to govern the telecom industry, the government had envisaged implementing nation-wide MNP, or inter-circle MNP. Implementation of MNP will provide wider choices to the subscribers, apart from bringing in a higher degree of competition in the industry as it would compel operators to provide affordable and competitive tariffs

Uninor Asked To Generate UPC for MNP and Refund Subscribers Balance Amount in Mumbai and Kolkata

India's telecom watchdog Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has directed Uninor to generate UPC for Mobile Number Portability and refund within 15 days the prepaid balance amount of its GSM subscribers in Mumabi and Kolkata where the company has shut down its mobile service operations. TRAI  asked Uninor to generates Unique Porting Code (UPC) to facilitate shifting of their mobile numbers to networks of other service providers via Mobile

MTNL To Woo Uninor users in Mumbai, Launches 3G Prepaid Connection with Freebies for Rs.25

India’s first 3G Mobile and Data Service provider Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) today announced the launch of New Prepaid offer to woo  1.8 million Uninor Mumbai customers as  Norway-based Telenor which operates under the Uninor brand, shuts operations overnight in accordance with a Supreme Court order. Today MTNL comes out to win these Uninor customers with its new service offers and special local advertisement campaigns are being rolled out