P4, Virgin main winners from Polish MNP

6 Jan 2017

Poland’s Office of Electronic Communications (UKE) says 1.75 million users took advantage of mobile number portability (MNP) in 2016. The biggest winner from MNP was second-placed operator P4, which trades as Play; it gained a net 295,241 new users from other networks. The other major beneficiary was MVNO Virgin Mobile, which saw a net 52,771 customers migrate from other providers. The biggest loser from MNP was T-Mobile Poland, which saw a net 307,052 customers switch to other networks, while Polkomtel lost a net 97,734 subscribers via MNP.

Fixed number portability (FNP) was used by 617,951 customers in 2016, with Orange Polska losing a net 137,477 subscribers over the year, while T-Mobile emerged as the biggest winner, with 100,979 net additions.