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.

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.

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.

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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 Friday.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

DoT extends MNP deadline by another 2 months

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

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.

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.

Take undertaking of ownership from subscribers for MNP: TRAI

Telecom regulator TRAI has asked mobile operators to obtain undertaking of ownership from subscribers seeking to port numbers and disconnect them if the information is found to be incorrect.

Pan-India MNP from May 3, TRAI amends regulation

Mobile subscribers from May 3 will be able to port their numbers anywhere in the country while changing service providers, as telecom regulator Trai has amended the regulation on it.

TRAI issues draft rules for full mobile number portability

Telecom regulator TRAI has issued draft regulations to facilitate full mobile number portability which is set to start from May 3.

TRAI asks Loop users to port fast as deadline approaches

To avoid last minute rush, TRAI has asked all subscribers of Loop Mobile to avail the facility of mobile number portability to shift to other operators' networks at least a week before November 29, after which the Mumbai-based firm will not be able to offer telecom services.

Govt asks telcos to implement full MNP by May

Government has asked telecom firms to implement full mobile number portability by May 3, a move that will enable subscribers to retain their numbers when they shift to other states or licensed service areas.

Full mobile number portability by March 31

Mobile phone users will soon be able to change their telecom operators and retain their numbers even if they are relocating to areas outside the service providers' operations.