Chile to get number portability by the end of 2010

14 Apr 2009

According to comments made by the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Rene Cortazar, which were cited by local newspaper El Mercurio, Chile plans to launch fixed and mobile number portability in the second half of 2010. Telecompaper states that unofficial estimates put the fee per ported number to be in the range CLP10 (USD0.02) to CLP15, while mobile operators are expected to invest over USD100 million to implement the portability system.