Porting requests were submitted for 2.30 million connections in the month of October 2013, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is a 4.80% increase from 2.29 million porting requests reported in September 2013.

India has a total mobile connection base of 875.48 million connections (744.24 million active).

For the month of October, the maximum number of requests in Zone-I (North and West India) were received in Rajasthan at 0.28 million, followed by Gujarat at 0.22 million and Maharashtra at 0.15 million. Jammu & Kashmir which has one of the lowest user base, continues to receive the lowest number of porting requests at 482. Note that TRAI has not provided any operator wise breakdown for these number porting requests.

MNP oct 2013

In Zone-II (South and East India), Andhra Pradesh leads with 0.226 million number porting requests till date, followed by Karnataka which received 0.224 million requests and Tamil Nadu which received 0.13 million requests. North East Circle saw only 2,435 number porting requests for the month, down from 2,876 requests in the previous month.

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