December 11, 2019 11:21 AM
New Delhi: New regulations for mobile number portability (MNP) will come into effect from December 16, telecom regulator Trai has said. As the existing MNP system shall migrate to new MNP process with effect from 16th December 2019, facility of MNP will not be available during the period from 10th December 2019 to 15th December 2019 and Unique Porting Code will also not be generated during the migration period. However, the porting requests already submitted will continue to be processed.
However, the process of processing the applications already received is going on. Under the new rules only eligible subscribers will be generated by UPC. For example, a subscriber with a postpaid mobile connection .. The portability code comes with the switch to the new telco of the current telecom company.
It has a four-day validity in all circles except Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Northeastern states. Other states like Jammu have 30 days validity. A porting request in a service area must be processed in three working days, in five different circles, within five business days. There will be no changes in the portability deadline of corporate mobile connections.