trai india subscriber base

100 Million Subscribers Ported Their Mobile Numbers, Says TRAI

Comments Off on 100 Million Subscribers Ported Their Mobile Numbers, Says TRAI 10

The number of mobile phone subscribers, who have successfully ported their number using Mobile Number Portability facility in India has crossed 100 million mark, according to a release by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

Mobile Number Portability (MNP) was introduced across the country on 20th January 2011. MNP is a facility for the mobile telephone users of the county which allows a subscriber to retain his mobile telephone number when he moves from one Access Provider t another Access Provider in the same service area irrespective of the mobile technology.

In 2011, the porting requests rejection rate was around 40% which has been brought down to around 11% now, TRAI said.

It also said that financial disincentives to the tune of about Rs 8 Crore have also been levied on various service providers, who violate the MNP regulations on account of wrongful rejection of porting request or delay in activation/deactivation of the mobile numbers sought to be ported.

 

Wahengbam Rorrkychand

View all contributions by Wahengbam Rorrkychand

Website: http://www.blog.tonsetelecom.com

Similar articles

Get in Touch

Phone: +91 80 4093 6921
Web: www.tonsetelecom.com

NewsLetter