20 Jan 2011

Mobile Number Portability finally goes live today

After what has seemed an eternity, Mobile number portability will finally go live today. The MNP, which has already missed three deadlines last year, was introduced in Haryana as a pilot case in November. Since then, as the deadline approached, major player have started campaigns to woo prospective users.

Just in case you’re not informed, here’s what MNP is and is not.

Operators, having long held post-paid users captive by their numbers, will be forced to offer better voice/data plans or risk losing them to competing networks.