Porting requests were submitted for 5.61 million connections in the month of January 2016, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is down 23.20% from 7.31 million porting requests reported in December 2015.

For the month of January, the maximum number of requests in Zone-I (North and West India) were received in Gujarat at 0.36 million, followed by Rajasthan at 0.35 million and Maharashtra at 0.30 million. Jammu & Kashmir which has one of the lowest user bases, continues to receive the lowest number of porting requests at 6,694. Note that TRAI does not provide any operator-wise breakdown for these number porting requests.

MNP Jan 2016

In Zone-II (South and East India), Bihar led with 0.55 million number porting requests till date, followed by Andhra Pradesh which received 0.52 million requests and Karnataka which received 0.50 million requests. The North East circle saw 10,987 number porting requests for the month, down from 28,562 requests in the previous month.

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