This is truly big news for the mobile users that the mobile operators Airtel, Vodafone, Idea including state-run MTNL & BSNL have launched full mobile number portability (MNP) from today. So, now the users can retain their phone no. across the all over India.
According to TRAI, now the users can migrate anywhere in India without having a tension of changing the number.
In a statement, Airtel said the customers will get more facilities based on instant action, in which the processing requests will be initiated in Airtel’s network within 24 hours and free incoming on roaming until MNP is processed.
Vodafone said, “Customers looking for the convenience of retaining their existing number at the new location can avail the benefits of national MNP service.”
A Uninor spokesperson said the company is ready for MNP and has upgraded its IT and backend infrastructure for offering easy MNP.
The special feature has been added that the users have the option to transfer their balance in prepaid or if using post-paid number then can hold ahead the billed/unbilled amount while porting their number to new location.
“With our complete readiness to launch national mobile number portability, we aim to empower customers enabling them to retain this identity as they move across anywhere in the country. To facilitate a seamless transition, we will also allow our customers to enjoy free incoming on roaming while their number portability request is being processed,” Bharti Airtel Director (Market Operations) Ajai Puri said.
The procedure for full portability will be same as intra-city MNP.
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