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Mobile Number Portability

Mobile Number Portability requests in India increased to 5.84 in January 2019

Under MNP, wireless telephone subscribers can retain their mobile numbers when they relocate from one service area to another.

Mar 26, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

Mobile Number Portability to stop working from next year: Reports

MNP allows subscribers to retain their mobile number not only within the same Licensed Service Area (LSA) but also pan India in any LSA.

Jun 25, 2018, 18:09 PM IST

Guess how many people changed mobile operators in January 2018

The highest number of MNP requests till date have been received in Karnataka (35.27 million) followed by Andhra Pradesh (30.15 million).

Mar 23, 2018, 20:59 PM IST

Mobile number portability: TRAI asks Aircel to generate UPC for customers

Trai has also asked Aircel not to reject any porting-out request of its subscribers whose activation of mobile number in the "network of Aircel Group is of less than 90 days

Feb 28, 2018, 10:50 AM IST

Mobile number portability just got cheaper. Check new rate

Keeping in view upsurge in mobile number portability (MNP) requests, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has decided to slash its rate to Rs 4 per successful porting from Rs 19 earlier.

Jan 31, 2018, 19:59 PM IST

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

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

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

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 number to Reliance Jio.

Sep 01, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

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

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