MNP launched in Peru

6 Jan 2010

Citing state news service Agencia Andina, BNamericas reports that mobile number portability (MNP) was officially launched in Peru on 1 January. The service has run into controversy already, however, as although it is being advertised as ‘free’, users have to pay PEN15 (USD5.2) for a new SIM card from their new operator. Consumer association Aspec has called on the regulator Osiptel to provide clearer information.

Peru, Osiptel