The new process entails 3 working days' timeline for port out requests, and 5 working days for requests for port out from one circle to another.
TRAI fixes 3 working days to process mobile number portability in same circle, 5 days for inter-circle
According to present rules, telecom operators and MNP service providers are required to process the request of subscribers within four days in the same circle to change their telecom operator without changing their mobile number
Reliance Jio says delay in implementation of zero call connect charges beyond January 2020 will hurt service affordability
Reliance Jio Director Mahendra Nahata said that the ratio of incoming and outgoing call is now at par with each other and and traffic asymmetry can, therefore, no longer be the reason to delay implementation of Bill and Keep (BAK) regime
At present, switching to another network with the same mobile number takes seven days.
TRAI issues a consultation paper to resolve inconveniences faced by customers while porting mobile numbers
Consequent upon closure/discontinuation of the services, TRAI has received large number of complaints related to the difficulties faced by the subscribers.
TRAI to come out with a consultation paper aimed at speeding up mobile number portability process, by end of the month
Under the proposed review, TRAI will seek industry’s views on how the entire MNP process can be made faster, simpler and more foolproof for telecom subscribers.
TRAI slashes mobile number portability charges to Rs 4 per number after observing an increase in requests
Under the mobile number portability regime, subscribers can retain their existing mobile number while switching from one service provider to another.
Trai cuts mobile number portability rates by 79% to Rs 4 from Rs 19; telecom operators welcome the move
Mobile Number Portability or MNP allows telecom subscribers to retain their existing mobile number, even when they shift to another operator
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
With increasing volume of demand for Mobile Number Portability (MNP), TRAI has begun a consultation process to decrease the MNP charges.
The wireless tele-density in India declined from 92.03 at the end of July to 91.87 at the end of August. The net decline in the wireline subscriber base was 0.15 million with a monthly decline rate of 0.63 percent.
To curb rejection of MNP requests, TRAI today proposed to enhance roll of MNP clearing house which will have all the details of subscribers
TRAI data shows, the number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,204.98 million at the end of May 2017 to 1,210.84 million at the end of June.
The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,194.58 million at the end of March 2017 to 1,198.89 million at the end of April 2017, thereby showing a monthly growth rate of 0.36 percent, data released by the sector regulator showed here on Tuesday.
Reliance Jio has slammed incumbent operators Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone for allegedly refusing to help their mobile phone users port or switch to the new operator.
Reliance Industries on Friday asked incumbent telecom service providers to provide adequate interconnect points in their network to ensure calls from Jio subscribers go through to their users, and said it will begin reporting operator-wise call failures on its web site.
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.
Bharti Airtel, Aircel and BSNL accounted for the highest number of violations related to mobile number portability (MNP) norms in the last three financial years.
National mobile number portability has been in the news for a while now. Although it isn’t a new concept to Indians, today the service extended across the country. In 2011, you could switch from one operator to another, albeit within the same telecom circle.