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Porting requests were submitted for 2.56 million connections in the month of January 2014, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is a 2.63% increase from 2.50 million porting requests reported in December 2013.

Note that India has a total mobile connection base of 893.31 million connections (772.62 million active).

For the month of January, the maximum number of requests in Zone-I (North and West India) were received in Rajasthan at 0.30 million, followed by Gujarat at 0.20 million and Maharashtra at 0.16 million. Jammu & Kashmir which has one of the lowest user base, continues to receive the lowest number of porting requests at 814. Note that TRAI has not provided any operator-wise breakdown for these number porting requests.

Trai Jan 2014 MNP

In Zone-II (South and East India), Karnataka leads with 0.24 million number porting requests till date, followed by Andhra Pradesh which received 0.24 million requests and Madhya Pradesh which received 0.15 million requests. North East circle saw 5,665 number porting requests for the month, down from 5,722 requests in the previous month.

Download: TRAI Press Release

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