Facility to keep one mobile phone number across operators launched

via www.jang.com.pk

The facility would also enable the mobile users to keep their contacts intact even after they change the operator.

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has decided to introduce mobile number portability (MNP) to enable cellular mobile subscribers to retain their mobile phone numbers when they change mobile operators.

An official of PTA said that the introduction of this facility would foster effective competition and establish competitive telecom regime with multiple players offering innovative, high quality and cost-effective services to the consumers. “This service will also strengthen competition by lowering the barriers for customers who wish to change operators,” the official said…