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TRAI to fine operators for contravening MNP rules


September 19th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Wednesday said it will levy financial disincentives on operators for contravention of mobile number portability (MNP) regulations ranging ... Read more...

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59.31 mn subscribers opted for MNP till July: TRAI


September 9th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 59.31 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 7.2 million ... Read more...

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Over 50 mn opted for mobile number portability till May


July 5th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 50.16 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 5.8 million ... Read more...

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45.89 mn subscribers opted for MNP till April: TRAI


June 27th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 45.89 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 5.11 million ... Read more...

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Over 41 mn mobile users want to change operators


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Over 41 million mobile subscribers have submitted requests till the end of March to port their number to a different network through mobile number portability ... Read more...

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Assam’s elephant population increasing


March 31st, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 31 (IANS) Assam has recorded a remarkable growth in its elephant population, according to the recently concluded elephant census in the state.The elephant census this year recorded a ... Read more...

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‘Telecom bills to rise following service tax hike’ (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


March 16th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Bills for mobile phones are expected to rise following a two percent hike in service tax proposed in the union budget, service provider Bharti ... Read more...

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‘Telecom bills to rise following service tax hike’


March 16th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
N0ew Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Bills for mobile phones are expected to rise following a two percent hike in service tax, Bharti Airtel said Friday."Service tax gos up from ... Read more...

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New telecom policy likely by June: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The new telecom policy, which is expected to do away with roaming charges for subscribers will be announced by June, the Economic Survey said Thursday."The ... Read more...

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Etisalat advises subscribers to ‘port out’


March 9th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Following the Supreme Court's order cancelling 122 telecom licenses, Abu Dhabi-based telecommunications company Etisalat Friday advised its customers to shift to other telecom operators via mobile ... Read more...

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32.79 mn subscribers opt for mobile number portability


March 6th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 32.79 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 3.39 million ... Read more...

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Networks hope to acquire more users, spectrum


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court cancelled 122 telecom licenses, most of the old telecom networks were cautiously optimistic Friday about garnering more users ... Read more...

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Less than 5 percent users to be affected: TRAI


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Less than 5 percent users will be affected by the Supreme Court's order Thursday which cancelled 122 telecom, said the sector's watchdog."The move is likely ... Read more...

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Telecom market dominated by older players, users wont get affected: TRAI


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court order cancelling 122 licences, issued during the tenure of then communications minister A. Raja, will not have much of an impact on ... Read more...

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Customers won’t be troubled by cancellation of 2G licences


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Even though the Supreme Court Thursday ordered cancellation of 122 telecom licences, customers will not be affected much as firms have been given four months ... Read more...

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29.24 mn subscribers opt for mobile number portability


January 30th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) About 292.4 lakh (29.24 million) mobile phone subscribers have opted for mobile number portability (MNP) with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 2.83 million requests ... Read more...

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25.84 mn subscribers opt for mobile number portability


January 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) About 258 lakh (25.8 million) mobile phone subscribers have opted for mobile number portability (MNP) with Gujarat receiving the maximum number of 2.49 million requests ... Read more...

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Stick to porting rules, TRAI tells Vodafone


November 4th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday asked telecom service provider Vodafone not to reject number portability requests on the plea of contractual ... Read more...

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Over 180.59 lakh opt for mobile number portability


October 20th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) About 180.59 lakh (18.1 million) mobile phone subscribers have opted for mobile number portability (MNP) with Gujarat receiving the maximum number of 17.63 lakh requests ... Read more...

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Over 155 lakh customers opt for mobile number portability


September 9th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) About 155.48 lakh (15.55 million) customers have opted for mobile number portability (MNP) with Gujarat receiving the maximum number of requests at 15.51 lakh till ... Read more...

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Over 2.3 lakh MNP requests turned down in Delhi till July


August 19th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Over 2.3 lakh requests for mobile number portability (MNP) have been rejected out of a total 8.4 lakh requests till July 31 in Delhi licence ... Read more...

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TRAI issues notices to operators for violating norms


August 17th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The telecom regulator has issued notices to some leading operators for violating mobile number portability regulations by overcharging and preventing the customers from changing their ... Read more...

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Over 38 lakh users opt for mobile number portability


March 9th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Over 38 lakh (3.8 million) customers opted for mobile number portability (MNP) - which allows users to switch operators while retaining their numbers - till ... Read more...

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Subscribers happy post-mobile number portability launch


January 20th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The customers are a happy lot post the nation-wide launch of mobile number portability (MNP) Thursday -- a scheme that allows subscribers to switch operators without ... Read more...

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TRAI rules out compensation for number portability


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The telecom regulator Friday dismissed mobile companies' contention that they should be paid for allowing subscribers to shift from one network to another using mobile number portability. ... Read more...

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Mobile number portability will improve quality of service (Comment)


November 28th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjit ChatterjeeIn the early 1970s when my father got married, among the pieces of advice he received from his uncle, he recalls one the most: "Young man, now that you are ... Read more...

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You can change your mobile operator but retain number


November 25th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sahay Rohtak, Nov 25 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal launched the eagerly-awaited mobile number portability scheme in Haryana Thursday to allow cellphone users to change their operators while retaining existing ... Read more...

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Haryana to get Mobile Number Portability


November 24th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Mobile phone subscribers in Haryana will be the first in the country to be able to retain their mobile numbers even after shifting to another service provider as ... Read more...

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Idea hopes to draw numbers from portability regime


November 24th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular is confident of attracting a large number of users after the rollout of mobile number portability (MNP), an official said Wednesday."Our focus ... Read more...

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Mobile number portability to be rolled out Thursday


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The much awaited mobile number portability (MNP), which allows subcribers to change their mobile operators while retaining their old number, will be inaugurated Thursday in Rohtak district ... Read more...

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Mobile number portability to be launched Nov 1


October 26th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Communications and IT Minister A. Raja Tuesday said that the much awaited mobile number portability (MNP), which allows telecom subscribers to sustain their numbers while switching operators, will ... Read more...

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TRAI 2G pricing norms by October-end (Lead)


October 19th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The telecom regulator would come out with new pricing norms for 2G (second generation) spectrum by this month-end, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairman J.S. Sarma ... Read more...

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BSNL ready for mobile number portability


September 10th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) Friday said it is ready with the infrastructure to start mobile number portability (MNP) by the scheduled Oct 31 deadline. MNP ... Read more...

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TRAI says mobile number portability by Oct.31


August 12th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairman J.S. Sarma on Thursday announced that citizens of the country would have access to mobile number portability (MNP) from October 31."There ... Read more...

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Mobile number portability postponed to Oct 31


June 30th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The implementation of mobile number portability (MNP) has been postponed to October 31 as the operators are not ready with the infrastructure to provide the service. "The ... Read more...

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