TELECOMWORLDWIRE-11 August 2006-Guernsey and Jersey regulators confirm MNP
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was introduced in Jan 2011 and allowed mobile users to retain their numbers while changing their service providers within a circle/state.
allows subscribers to change mobile network but they can retain their number only in the same telecom circle.
A telecom operator who can provide better value-added features and service will benefit from MNP
," Bhanu Chaddha, senior telecom analyst at research firm International Data Corporation, told Gulf News.
In comparison, about 22% of Asian subscribers expressed high likelihood to change service provider using MNP
This document is aimed at defining the Code of Practice to be adhered to by all operators and is to be considered in addition to terms and conditions for provision of included and related services and facilities as laid down in the Act, MNP
Regulations, and related guidelines.
will allow subscribers to retain their numbers in any part of the country even if they change their operator
approves NTP 2012; abolishes roaming charges, allows pan-India MNP
is very unlikely to gain acceptance as many of the consumers have SIM cards of etisalat and du.
However, the analysts and market insiders say MNP
will intensify the competition, but will not be a game changer for any telecom operator.
Etisalat said in a statement that it has launched a toll-free number, 80099, to handle queries ahead of MNP
implementation, and customer care representatives have been posted at sales centres to support subscription requests.