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Pan India Mobile Number Portability in India starts from May 3

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) back in September 2013 had released recommendations for Pan India Mobile Number Portability (MNP). It will finally take off from May 3, 2015 and Pan India Mobile Number Portability will become a reality.

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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had issued amendment to implement full Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in India in six months from the date of amendment, i.e. May 3, 2015. Now, there are some changes to it and TRAI has issued a 6th amendment to the Telecommunication Mobile Number Portability Regulations, 2009.

Pan India Mobile Number Portability (MNP) will allow telecom subscribers to retain their numbers even if they move from one state to another state, irrespective of any service provider they use. MNP started back in January 2011 after going through several delays.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued new rules regarding Pan India Mobile Number Portability (MNP) for post-paid customers and has also reduced disconnected numbers to return to original service provider from 90 days to 60 days. On this announcement TRAI said,

“In order to effectively utilize the numbering resources, provision has been made to reduce the time period for a ported mobile number, which has been discontinued due to any reasons, to return to the original service provider (to whom the number belongs) in 60 days time instead of 90 days prescribed earlier.

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