TRAI recommends pan-India Mobile Number Portability in 6 months
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recommended implementation of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) across the country within 6 months. On implementation, this service will allow users to retain their mobile numbers even when they change their service area. Currently, the MNP is available within the same service area. The regulator suggested that service providers be given six months time to implement full MNP in the country.
What is Mobile Number Portability?
Mobile Number Portability (MNP) enables mobile telephone users to retain their mobile telephone numbers when changing from one mobile network operator to another.