December 24th, 2019 2:51 PM 2 COMMENTS

Trai Chairman Explains Why Mobile Number Portability Rules Were Changed

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is the one responsible for bringing reeling changes in the telecom industry and ensuring that the interests of the consumers remain a top priority in the sector. As such, the regulator has recently brought some changes into the industry which have to do with the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) regulations. These changes significantly change the MNP process and reduce the time that was... Read More

December 9th, 2019 6:02 PM 61 COMMENTS

Trai MNP New Rules Right Around the Corner, Porting On Hold Till December 15

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is responsible for bringing some radical changes in the telecom and DTH industry in India this year. While some of these radical changes have not been liked by the subscribers in the industry, still there are some other changes which the subscribers have appreciated. Another such area which has deserved change since a long time is the process of Mobile Number Portability (MNP).... Read More

December 4th, 2019 6:30 AM 4 COMMENTS

Trai Finalises New MNP Regime Date But Users Will Not be Able to Port for Six Days

With such a competitive telecom industry, if there is one service that the telecom subscribers are bound to use a lot, it is the service of Mobile Number Portability (MNP). It is worth noting that Mobile Number Portability is one of the most popular service requests of the subscribers, which allows them to change their network operator without changing their number. This removes the hassle of switching your contact. However,... Read More

November 8th, 2019 7:07 PM 8 COMMENTS

Trai Says Customers Will Be Able to Port SIM in Two Days After December 16

The subscribers in the telecom industry who have ported a SIM know that currently the porting process has been designed such that it takes at least seven days to port a SIM from one operator to other. However, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has been working on the regulations related to Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to reduce this time required by the MNP service providers and the telecom... Read More

November 6th, 2019 5:23 PM 1 COMMENTS

Mobile Number Portability Rules Will Change for Good, But the Subscribers Will Have to Wait

In a telecom industry which is going through many waves and cycles, the consumers are finding it hard to stick with one telecom operator. A while ago, Reliance Jio had all the attention of the subscribers in the telecom industry. However, that has changed recently as the Mukesh Ambani led telecom operator introduced IUC based talk time on calls to other networks. After that, the subscribers are now in the... Read More

February 3rd, 2018 11:39 AM 3 COMMENTS

Asus Zenfone 5 With Vertically Positioned Dual Rear Cameras, 18:9 Display Revealed in a New Manual Leak

Asus is preparing the Zenfone 5 lineup of smartphones to launch at the MWC 2018 scheduled to happen later this month. Ahead of the official launch, a Zenfone 5 variant with model number ASUS X00PD has surfaced online, courtesy of a manual leak. The leaked manual also have a few images of the upcoming smartphone, which revealed the design and port placements. The Zenfone 4 will feature a dual camera... Read More

January 28th, 2016 3:16 PM 0 COMMENTS

Record 1.4 billion smartphones shipped in 2015, Samsung claims top spot while Apple settles for second

A report has come in and it suggests that smartphone shipments increased by 12 percent with record 1.4 billion of devices shipped globally. The data has been accumulated by Strategy Analytics, which published its report every year to track market trend and leaders. Shipment numbers do look impressive, however, that does nit mean that all is going on well in the smartphones industry. The numbers suggest that the industry is... Read More

December 2nd, 2015 10:28 AM 147 COMMENTS

Rcom asks West Bengal, Bihar and Assam customers to port out before Dec 12

Rcom asks West Bengal, Bihar and Assam customers to port out before Dec 12. Reliance Communications (RCom), the Anil Ambani-owned telecom service provider, has urged about a million of its 2G customers in West Bengal, Bihar and Assam circles to port out to other telcos before December 12. The company's 900 MHz spectrum holdings in West Bengal, Bihar and Assam expire on December 12 as it did not win back... Read More

July 5th, 2015 6:09 PM 12 COMMENTS

Efforts of service providers, DoT, TRAI in rolling out full-MNP should be appreciated: COAI

Implementation of pan-India mobile number portability (full MNP) has been a motto of National Telecom Policy 2012 and the industry has made it a reality by July 3, as to enhance customer satisfaction, according to Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI). COAI added that the efforts taken by the telecom operators to offer the service at the world’s lowest voice rates, by making a huge investment in terms of network... Read More

July 2nd, 2015 4:46 PM 24 COMMENTS

Indian Operators to finally deliver National Mobile Number Portability from July 3rd

The telecom players in the country are ready to roll out full-MNP from July 3, 2015. National Mobile Number Portability is a boon to subscribers who wish to sustain their mobile numbers during their relocations to different circles and states. Both pre-paid and post paid subscribers can avail full MNP services. For Vodafone, the National MNP is an extension of its intra-circle MNP that was rolled out in 2011. The... Read More

July 1st, 2015 8:17 PM 59 COMMENTS

Full-MNP becoming a reality in India on 3rd July, says Telecom Secretary

Ending the speculations on rolling out full-MNP, Rakesh Garg, Chairman, Telecom Commission and Secretary, Department of Telecommunications revealed that the nationwide mobile number portability will commence from 3 July 2015. Mr. Garg revealed this in an interview to a national newspaper The Hindu. With pan-India MNP becoming a reality, the subscribers can maintain the same mobile phone numbers while shifting between circles and states. This will eradicate the need to... Read More

June 10th, 2015 1:03 PM 11 COMMENTS

BSNL, MTNL request deadline extension for rolling out full MNP

Rolling out full MNP across India is once again under jeopardy as telecom operators BSNL and MTNL have raised a request with Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to extend the deadline for roll-out. 4 July 2015 is the proposed deadline given to operators to complete the technicalities required for full MNP.   BSNL and MTNL have informed DoT that they cannot complete the technical changes in national numbering plan (NNP) within... Read More

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