MOBILE NUMBER PORTABILITY WILL BE IMPLEMENTED SOON
Happy news for all.Indian telecom regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has announced that Mobile Number portability (MNP) will be implemented in all the telecom circles across India from Oct 31.
Mobile Number Portability (MNP) helps Mobile service subscribers to retain their existing mobile number when they move from one Service Provider to another Service Provider with in a same licensed service area.
This facility of retaining existing mobile number in spite of moving to a new telecom/Mobile service provider will increase competition between the service providers and will force the service providers to improve their quality of service.
Mr. J S Sarma, Chairman Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said that “India’s GSM and CDMA Mobile service users would have access to mobile number portability (MNP) from October 31. There will be no further delay in the implementation of MNP in India.”
Airtel,BSNL,MTNL, Reliance, Vodafone Essar, Tata Teleservices (Tata Indicom/Tata Docomo), Idea cellular, STel and Aircel said they are ready with the infrastructure to implement the MNP service.