DoT targets August for MNP introduction

23 Feb 2009

India’s Business Standard is reporting that the communications minister Andimuthu Raja has revealed that the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is planning to launch mobile number portability (MNP) by August 2009 in major cities. The regulator expects the service to be offered in all cities by the end of the calendar year. The minister also noted that bids had already been invited for companies which could provide the MNP hardware.