MNP

  • Mobile number portability touches 100 million mark: TRAI May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The number of subscribers who have availed mobile number portability (MNP) has reached the 100 million-mark, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said. MNP was introduced on Jan 20, 2011 in the country allowing mobile phone users to retain their mobile number even when moving...
  • TRAI recommends full number portability within 6 months September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI recommended that MNP be fully implemented across the country within six months to allow subscribers to retain their numbers even when they shift from one service area to another. Presently, Mobile Number Portability is available only within the subscribers' service area. ...
  • Nationwide Mobile Number Portability by Feb: Sibal December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday said nationwide Mobile Number Portability (MNP) is expected to be rolled out by February 2013, which will allow users to retain their numbers even if they move from one state to another. "For the timely implementation of the National Telecom Policy (NTP)...
  • TRAI to fine operators for contravening MNP rules September 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Wednesday said it will levy financial disincentives on operators for contravention of mobile number portability (MNP) regulations ranging from Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000. "In order to ensure compliance of MNP regulations by access providers, the authority has decided to amend the...
  • 45.89 mn subscribers opted for MNP till April June 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 45.89 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 5.11 million requests till the end of April, according to official data released Wednesday. MNP allows users to switch operators while retaining their mobile numbers. "By the...
  • MNP: Over 1 lakh mobile users switch to BSNL February 23, 2012

    Coimbatore: Over one lakh mobile users have so far switched over to BSNL in Tamil Nadu Telecom circle through number potrability, a top official of Coimbatore Telecom (CBT) said. Though the number was not that large, considering the 64 lakh mobile customer base, many mobile subscribers preferred...
  • Action against Airtel for violation of MNP norms December 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI is in the process of taking legal action against Bharti Airtel for violating the mobile number portability (MNP) guidelines. "...It was found that Bharti Airtel has violated the provisions of the MNP regulations. Accordingly, TRAI is in the process of taking necessary legal action against...
  • Bharti, Vodafone under TRAI scanner over MNP December 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Two leading telecom firms, Bharti and Vodafone, have come under the scanner of regulator Trai for violating Mobile Number Portability (MNP) norms. Trai had issued showcause notices to the firms seeking information based on complaints from subscribers that their requests for MNP had been rejected, sources in the know...
  • 'Airtel faces maximum complaints for MNP rejection' December 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti Airtel faces the largest number of complaints at 893 for rejecting mobile number portability (MNP requests), followed by Vodafone and Idea Cellular, Parliament was informed. "Bharti Airtel faces 893 complaints, while Vodafone and Idea Cellular had 792 and 313 complaints, respectively,"...
  • Eleven lakh mobile subscribers opt for MNP February 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Within a fortnight of Mobile Number Portability becoming available, more than 11 lakh mobile subscribers have opted for the facility, that allows users to change their service provider while retaining the number. "According to daily MNP figure reported by telecom service providers, there has been request from over 11...
  • MNP not to show much impact on telecom operators January 26, 2011

    New Delhi: The MNP services, via which the customer can retain the number even after changing its service provider, was expected to shake up the telephony market, but now industry leaders are recognising that this may not happen, says a study. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh launched the nation-wide mobile number portability...
  • 58 pc want to switch mobile operators. The rest? May 19, 2011

    New Delhi: A majority of consumers are unhappy with their current mobile service provider and want to switch, that's what the Swayam-numvar survey conducted by IBNLive discovered. Mobile number portability (MNP) was finally launched across the country after a long wait on January 21 and telecom companies have hit the top...
  • Mobile number portability a reality now January 21, 2011

    New Delhi: After years of delays, Mobile Number Portability (MNP) will finally be available all over India from January 20. Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said, "We're very happy that we are going to launch it nationally tomorrow. It's a great step forward for the consumer. It enhances his choice." Dump your...