Mobile Number Portability

TRAI mulls reduction of 80% mobile number porting cost to Rs 4

TRAI mulls reduction of 80% mobile number porting cost to Rs 4

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in a statement said that considering the upsurge in the volume of porting requests with effect from July 3, 2015, and the financial results of both the mobile number portability service providers (MNPSPs), the present ceiling of Rs 19 is quite high as compared to cost and volumes of transaction involved.

Dec 18, 2017, 17:12 PM IST
Now telcos can no longer reject  mobile number portability requests: Know why

Now telcos can no longer reject mobile number portability requests: Know why

To curb rejection of mobile number portability requests, telecom regulator Trai on Wednesday proposed to enhance roll of MNP clearing house which will have all the details of subscribers required for completion of the process.

Aug 16, 2017, 19:51 PM IST
Telephone subscribers in India grew 0.49% in June

Telephone subscribers in India grew 0.49% in June

The monthly growth rates of urban and rural subscription were 0.56 per cent and 0.39 per cent, respectively, during the month of June.

Aug 14, 2017, 19:41 PM IST
Are Vodafone, Idea, Airtel not letting you port your number to Reliance Jio? Share your experience

Are Vodafone, Idea, Airtel not letting you port your number to Reliance Jio? Share your experience

Vodafone, Idea and Airtel are reportedly not letting the users port to Reliance Jio.

Sep 16, 2016, 12:30 PM IST
Know how to port your existing phone number to Reliance Jio

Know how to port your existing phone number to Reliance Jio

Know how to port your number to Reliance Jio.

Sep 01, 2016, 13:36 PM IST
Switch to high speed 4G Jio, stop using Vodafone, Airtel: Reliance to employees

Switch to high speed 4G Jio, stop using Vodafone, Airtel: Reliance to employees

Reliance Industries, India's largest conglomerate, has asked its 40,000-plus employees to stop using phones connections of existing operators, like Airtel and Vodafone, and instead switch to its own high-speed 4G Jio.

Aug 22, 2016, 17:10 PM IST
Idea, Voda, Airtel top MNP gainers; RCom, Tata on losing side

Idea, Voda, Airtel top MNP gainers; RCom, Tata on losing side

Five years after mobile number portability (MNP) was introduced in India, incumbents Idea Cellular, Vodafone and Bharti Airtel stand out as the only gainers while Reliance Communications, Aircel and Tata Teleservices are the biggest losers.

Apr 14, 2016, 22:18 PM IST

Full MNP will empower people, improve services: Prasad

Full MNP will enable subscribers to transfer their mobile numbers to any new city or locality across the country and use it as local number from today. So far, the facility was available only within a telecom circle or service area.

Jul 03, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

Happy on MNP launch, says RS Prasad

 Union Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that he is very happy that Mobile Number Portability (MNP) has finally been rolled out.

Jul 03, 2015, 14:42 PM IST

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Jul 03, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

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Jul 03, 2015, 11:49 AM IST

Nationwide mobile number portability from today!

Mobile users can now retain their numbers despite changing states/circles across the country, without incurring any roaming charges with the launch of nationwide mobile number portability (MNP) on

Jul 03, 2015, 08:57 AM IST

Mobile users to get full number portability from today

Mobile users will be able to retain their numbers across the country with all operators gearing to launch the full Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service Friday to meet a deadline set by the government.

Jul 03, 2015, 08:48 AM IST

One nation, one number: Nationwide MNP becomes a reality

Starting Friday, the nationwide mobile number portability (MNP) has become a reality with mobile operators Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and others rolling out the policy that will allow customers to retain their existing numbers across the country while they can change their service provider.

Jul 03, 2015, 07:41 AM IST

Mobile operators to roll out nationwide MNP on Friday

Other private players such as Uninor, Sistema Shyam Teleservices and Videocon will also roll out the service to meet the July 3 deadline fixed by the government.

Jul 02, 2015, 17:34 PM IST
Airtel to roll out full mobile number portability from tomorrow

Airtel to roll out full mobile number portability from tomorrow

Porting requests within Airtel network will be processed in 24 hours.

Jul 02, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Now, you can dial STD mobile phone numbers without adding 0 or +91

Earlier this month, DoT extended the deadline to fully implement the MNP across the country by another two months.

May 21, 2015, 11:15 AM IST

DoT extends MNP deadline by another 2 months

The earlier deadline to roll out 'full MNP' was May 3.

May 02, 2015, 11:07 AM IST

Govt yet to agree on extending full MNP deadline: Prasad

The full MNP will allow subscribers to retain their mobile number in any part of the country even when they change their operator or state.

Apr 22, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

Full MNP not possible by May 3 as DoT seeks changes: COAI

Government has set a deadline of May 3 to start full MNP service and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has amended the MNP regulation on February 25.

Apr 20, 2015, 17:21 PM IST