Mobile Number Portability [MNP] starts today in India

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Today is the D-Day for Mobile Number Portability in India, after a series of delays and postponements, consumers will finally be able to change telecom operators without changing their number.

MNP was first launched in India in Haryana last November. The customer will have to pay a maximum of Rs. 19 to the new operator to change network and the new operator has the option to waive off the fee or reduce it. But the minimum stay period with one operator for consumer is three months. Both pre-paid and post-paid consumers can use MNP.

You can use the following links to more about operator specific MNP details.

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4 thoughts on “Mobile Number Portability [MNP] starts today in India


    (January 20, 2011 - 3:28 pm)

    Hey, I’ve heard Uninor has great non-stop talk plans…and MNP is now possible. I’m switching to Uninor

    Amit Sharma

    (January 20, 2011 - 1:23 pm)

    MNP service is on ….. Aircel here i come yipeeeeeee.


    (January 20, 2011 - 12:55 pm)

    Finally….though it took time but this will be a gr8 help for customers to switch to a different carrier if they are unsatisfied with a service from their exixting carrier…

    Rahul Chauhan

    (January 20, 2011 - 9:42 am)

    Guy’s we have been waiting for this for last few years, when TRAI coined the term MNP (Mobile Number Portability). Recently telecom Minister of India Mr. Kapil Sibal has released Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in Haryana.

    Cheers to the new era of Freedom from worthless operators.

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