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 ... Read more

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, ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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, ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

MNP : BSNL Takes The lead In Kerala, Grabs 3,53,416 Subscribers From Private Operators

Loosing the ground to grab subscribers in Pan India Mobile Number Portability, India's National Telecom backbone Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) finally getting some good news from its Kerala telecom Circle. BSNL today announced that it was able to grab around 3,53,416 (net gain) customers from private operators via MNP  in Kerala. According to A.S. Sukumaran, General Manager, BSNL - Kerala, "till 17th July 2012, total 4,63,661 subscribers moved over ... Read more

National Telecom Policy 2012 Approved : No Roaming Charges and Pan India MNP  One Nation – One Mobile Number

The Govt of India today approved a National Telecom Policy 2012, which will replace more than a 12 years old telecom regulations and now mobile service  users will be able to avail FREE Roaming and keep their Phone Numbers even if they switch service providers anywhere in the country with the Nation Wide Intra Circle MNP, proposed in the new Telecom Policy. The cabinet has approved the new National Telecom ... Read more

Airtel, Loop Mobile and Idea Cellular Summoned on MNP Port-Out Rejection Complaints

India's three leading mobile service providers Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Loop Mobile and their top officials were summoned today by a Delhi court for allegedly violating the TRAI regulations on Mobile Number Portability (MNP). After the lot of complaints of false practice by these leading operators regarding Mobile Number Portability (MNP), Indian telecom watchdog Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has approached a Delhi Court, with a complaint against ... Read more

Cheers Mobile – Etisalat DB Suggesting Customers To Port Out From Its Network Before 31st March

Cheers Mobile GSM service of Etisalat DB whose mobile service licenses has been canceled by the Supreme Court under 2G verdict, has advised its customers to transfer their mobile number to another operator using MNP prior to the scheduled suspension of Cheers Mobile services on 31st March,2012. In a statement posted in its official portal Cheers Mobile / Etisalat DB said "Customers are encouraged to 'port out' their Cheers mobile ... Read more

TRAI to Telcos : Don’t Cancel MNP Port Out Requests

After the lot of complaints of false practice by some leading operators regarding Mobile Number Portability (MNP), Indian telecom watchdog Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today issued new directive to stop the cancellation or withdrawal of MNP Port Out request by 'Donor' operator. TRAI said that as a donor operator, some of the mobile service providers are rejecting the Porting request by accepting cancellation request in the form of ... Read more

MTNL Extends Silver Jubilee 3G Offer for MNP Customers

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL), today extended its popular Trump Silver Jubilee Celebration 3G Prepaid offer for MNP customers in Mumbai circle. Now all Port-In customers who Switch to MTNL from any other mobile service in Mumbai telcom circle via MNP can avail new Life Time valid prepaid 3G connection without changing the number at just Rs.25 with loads of freebies. Under this offer customer will receive free talk-time worth ... Read more

Poll: MNP In India One Year of Completion are Customers Happy?

MNP is a year old today the much awaited customer centric service was launched back in 20th Jan 2011 for Indian mobile customers with which most of customers were benefited from this and few of there faced concerns. If you remember we also did a Pre Poll MNP analysis which gave us a sleek idea which operator will be in a bigger risk of losing customer in the first phase ... Read more

TRAI Gets Maximum MNP Rejection Complaints Against Airtel

India's leading mobile service operator Bharti airtel, Vodafone Essar, Idea Cellular are on top when it comes to their Mobile Service users complaints related to rejection of Mobile Number Portability (MNP requests). Indian telecom watchdog Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has been receiving complaints against all the leading private Mobile Service Providers alleging unnecessary rejection of MNP Port Out requests. According the the to the information given by Mr ... Read more

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