Mobile number portability likely from January

29 Aug 2006

Bulgaria’s telecom watchdog, the Communications Regulation Commission (CRC) has drafted rules for the introduction of mobile phone number portability on 1 January 2007. The CRC is believed to have ruled that subscribers will be charged a fee for the transfer of their number to another wireless network. Cellcos will be required to create a number portability database and inform the regulator on an annual basis of the statistics concerning the movement of mobile numbers from network to network