The Indian telecom regulator TRAI has informed that according to data provided by service providers, about 18.05 million subscribers have submitted number porting requests by the end of August 2011 as compared to 15.54 million porting requests in July 2011.The maximum number of requests in Zone-I(North and West India),have been received in Gujarat- 17.62 lakh where MNP was introduced in January 2011. Haryana, where the service was made available in November 2010, received a total of 9.71 lakh porting requests. Jammu & Kashmir registered the lowest number of requests at 3772. Month on month, there has been an increase of  16.15% in terms of porting requests.

In Zone-II(South and East India), Karnataka leads, with 14.01 lakh customers requesting for number porting, followed by Andhra Pradesh, which received 13.93 lakh requests. There were just 12539 requests from the North East circle. Note that TRAI has not provided the operator wise information. Among the metropolitan cities, Delhi had the maximum porting requests with 10.09 lakhs.

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