Mobile Number Portability (MNP)

Karnataka and Rajasthan reported highest number of MNP requests as of June 2014

TRAI has come up with the data by the service providers that throw some light on the pattern of the MNP state wise and region wise. According to the data by end of June 2014 a total of 123.87 million subscribers have submitted their request for port out to different operators. This report however highlights the requests received and this will differ from the actual number of people who have

Can Nationwide MNP be a reality in 2015 ?

Mobile Number Portability is easily one of the best reforms to have come by in the telecom sector. Till now you can only change your operator within a circle but if the latest report is to be believed, the government is pushing for a national mobile number portability by March 31, 2015. The Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said, “The national mobile number portability (MNP) is likely to be

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