Deadline for Pan-India Mobile Number Portability (MNP) extended by DoT till July


Deadline to implement the full mobile number portability (MNP) across the India has now been extended by another two months. Cellular Operators Association on India (COAI) have asked for extension seeking some technical issues in implementation. Continue reading “Deadline for Pan-India Mobile Number Portability (MNP) extended by DoT till July”

Idea, Vodafone still lead in MNP

The Mobile Number Portability (MNP) was launched across India on 20th January this year. According to COAI report published this March, Vodafone was on top spot in the MNP, followed by Idea Cellular. Now, Idea overtook Vodafone with the net addition of 800 thousand subscribers, while Vodafone moved to the second place with the net addition of 700 thousand. Continue reading “Idea, Vodafone still lead in MNP”

Vodafone , Idea Top Gainers in MNP according to COAI Report

Two months after the introduction of Mobile Number Portablility (MNP), Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has revealed the number of people ported in and out of the operators. Their report says, less than 1 % of the total subscribers have ported to other operators after MNP.
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POLL : Will you leave your current Mobile Operator using MNP ?

Since you might be hearing a lot about MNP and that you can divorce your current mobile operator for any reason. Will you go ahead and cut all your ties with your current operator ? Let us know in our poll below.

You can also find our Guide to MNP offers if you are tempted to take the plunge !

Tata Docomo Unveils New Offers For MNP

Tata Docomo is the first private operator to announce its MNP offers. Tata Docomo will offer additional talktime on recharge vouchers of Rs.100, Rs.200, Rs.300 and Rs.400. Along with that, you will get 100 MB data free per month for 6 months.

We have a reason to cheer, since the much awaited MNP (Mobile Number Portability) will be finally rolled out today in Rohtak district of Haryana. For those who are unfamiliar with MNP, let me once again tell you that Mobile Number Portability is the process by which, you can shift to another operator of your choice without changing your old number. Continue reading “Tata Docomo Unveils New Offers For MNP”

Using MNP To Shift To BSNL? Get Free Talk Time And Unlimted GPRS

BSNL will offer free talktime and unlimited GPRS for those, who will shifts to BSNL from other telecom operators. This is a great move from BSNL to attract new customers.


Mobile Number Portability (MNP) was expected to start from November 1 in India, but it was delayed due to some reasons. We recently posted that MNP will be finally rolled out this Thursday in Rohtak district of Haryana. This is definitely a good news for us, since most of us wanted to change our service provider without changing the mobile number. We have another good news for you regarding the MNP. Continue reading “Using MNP To Shift To BSNL? Get Free Talk Time And Unlimted GPRS”

Mobile Number Portability Delayed in India again not likely to meet March 31st Deadline

If you are waiting for Mobile Number Portability or MNP in India there is some bad news from the Union Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology, Shri Gurudas Kamat. MNP will not be available by the March 31st deadline . It was already delayed from December last year due to some operators crying foul . Now the Government is stating that all mobile networks in the country are not likely to be completely ready to offer MNP by this month end and the deadline is not likely to be met

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We are sure that many operators fear loosing tons of customers once MNP is implemented. The Mobile Number has become part of our daily lives . It is much more than a number to us – it’s like an identity for many of us. And MNP which was like dream come true . It was going to offer us a chance to retain that identity and move to another operator  without fear of loosing touch with your loved ones or key business contacts. Now we have to just keep waiting indefinitely for the dream to become a reality !

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MNP might be delayed by few months as Operators are not Ready in India

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BS is reporting that the hugely awaited MNP or Mobile Number Portability which lets you retain your mobile number while switching your operator might be delayed even upto 3 months as some operators including BSNL and MTNL are not ready to offer the service. TRAI had earlier fixed the porting fee at Rs.19 only and looking at the comments in our post , looks like a lot of users are waiting to ditch their operator. Continue reading “MNP might be delayed by few months as Operators are not Ready in India”

TRAI fixes MNP Mobile Number Portability charges at Rs.19


You must have heard a lot of news surrounding MNP or Mobile Number Portability. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has finally fixed the various charges for Mobile Number Portability in India and the TRAI press release is below. If you are still wondering what does MNP mean to you read further. Continue reading “TRAI fixes MNP Mobile Number Portability charges at Rs.19”

Consumers To Bear The Mobile Number Portability cost?

For users awaiting for Mobile Number Portability(MNP) to be implemented, it’s yet again a bad news. Telecom operators want users to bear the entire cost of number portability. It was expected that it would cost somewhere around Rs. 400-500 for porting the number from one mobile operator to the other. But the amount that you might need to pay might shock you.

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Bharti Airtel: Mobile Tariff Cuts Limited


Recently, it was speculated, by many mobile experts that roll out of new service providers and the upcoming mobile number portability (MNP) may lower the mobile tariffs further.

But in a press release, top officials of Bharti Airtel, India’s top mobile service provider said “does not expect the entry of new players in an already competitive market to drastically push down mobile tariffs”. Continue reading “Bharti Airtel: Mobile Tariff Cuts Limited”

Mobile Number Portability Launch Date Announced


Another much hyped and talked about term in the Indian mobile industry is Mobile Number Portability (MNP) using which a mobile customer can migrate to various other operators retaining his existing number.

Earlier it was reported that MNP implementation is on its way to India. But recently the regulatory agencies have come up with the exact launch date for MNP services in various parts of India. The launch date for the first phase is declared to be September 20 which is just a couple of months away. Continue reading “Mobile Number Portability Launch Date Announced”