number portability

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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Idea Cellular quarterly net profit rises 32 percent


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular Monday posted a 32 percent rise in net profit at Rs.234 crore during the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.177.3 crore ... 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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Cabinet likely to discuss National Telecom Policy Thursday


May 24th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The union cabinet during its meeting Thursday is likely to take the final call on the National Telecom Policy (NTP) which proposes to abolish roaming ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular biggest gainer of mobile number portability


May 6th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Idea Cellular has been the biggest gainer of mobile number portability (MNP) service with a net addition of 3.32 million customers as on March 31 ... 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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Loop Telecom shutting services across India barring Mumbai


April 10th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Loop Telecom Tuesday said it is closing down services across the country except for Mumbai following the Supreme Court order cancelling 122 telecom licences issued ... 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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Vodafone India revamps top management, appoints Sunil Sood COO


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) In a revamp exercise of its top management, telecom service provider Vodafone India has appointed Sunil Sood as its new chief operating officer (COO) and ... 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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MNP likely to see more takers following SC ruling


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) A mass switchover by mobile users is likely in the telecom sector as customers would now plan to port in to different networks following the ... 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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India mulls bank account number portability


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) After allowing portability of mobile numbers and health insurance policies, the Indian government plans to give customers the flexibility to change his/her bank without changing ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular gains maximum via mobile number portability


November 30th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular has gained the maximum number of subscribers from other companies via the mobile number portability (MNP) route reporting a net ... 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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Telecom revolution has bypassed villagers: Sibal


August 29th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said the telecom revolution has not benefited the rural people much.The rural teledensity as compared to the urban teledensity remains ... 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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BSNL, MTNL lost subscribers post mobile number portability


August 5th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) State-owned telecom operators Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) have lost over 5,84,261 and 55,605 customers respectively as on June ... Read more...

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Nucleus Software partners with Turkish firm


June 7th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) Leading technology firm Nucleus Software Tuesday announced tying up with Turkish firm Gantek to provide IT solutions in the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector ... 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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Telcos to meet government on number porting issues


March 4th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Telecom operators have been called for a meeting by the Department of Telecom (DoT) to resolve problems faced by customers while porting their numbers ... Read more...

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Kashmir subscribers to call 1900 for switching operator


January 21st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) As SMSes are not allowed for pre-paid mobile connections in Jammu and Kashmir, subscribers will have to call 1900 to receive a 'unique porting code' required for ... Read more...

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PM flags off MNP service, says telecom sector one of India’s success stories


January 20th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, who formally launched the nation-wide rollout of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service here on Thursday said telecom sector is one ... Read more...

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PM to launch scheme to keep cell number but switch operator


January 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Thursday unveil a new scheme that will permit mobile phone users to change their service providers without having to forgo their ... Read more...

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