MNP total passes one million in Russia

4 Feb 2015

The total number of mobile number portability (MNP) applications in Russia reached 1.462 million on 1 February 2015, ComNews reports, citing data from the Central Research Institute of Communications. However, of this figure, only 1.002 million numbers have successfully been ported to date. The article notes that most of the rejected applications relate to incomplete applications or a user’s ineligibility to port their number. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, MNP was soft-launched in Russia on 1 December 2013 and went live on 15 April 2014.