45.89 Million Opts for MNP, Karnataka Gets Maximum Number of Port Out 5.11 Million in April 2012

By June 29th, 2012 AT 10:45 AM

45.89 million telecom subscribers have opted for mobile number portability (MNP), the technology that permits user to change operators while retaining their mobile numbers, as on the end of April 2012, a rise from 41.88 million users in March.

45.89 Million Opts for MNP, Karnataka Gets Maximum Number of Port Out 5.11 Million in April 2012

Karnataka received the maximum number of requests at 5.11 million, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).Andhra Pradesh with a 4.44 million users opting for MNP was in the second position, while Gujarat with a 4.23 million requests ranked third.

However, going by the statistics, MNP requests are falling in the country according to TRAI data, MNP were at about 4.7 million in March this year, which fell to 4.01 million in April. So as a reader what do you think, why more and more subscribers are porting out in Karnataka?

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I am switching over from vodafone to to aircel in karnataka as vodafone is a loot maar operator.

Guhapriyan T

I see low QoS and unfair billing practices apart from opting a lower tariff from another operator as key reasons why people switch over. I personally used MNP twice for phones within my family, once for better tariff (from Vodafone to Tata Docomo) and once for unfair billing (I would rather say robbing) (from Airtel to Tata Docomo)

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