Porting requests were submitted for 9.6 million connections in the month of October 2017, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is up 74.7% from 5.49 million porting requests reported in September 2017.
For the month of October, the maximum number of requests in Zone-I (North and West India) were received in Gujarat at 0.79 million, followed by Maharashtra at 0.74 million and UP-East at 0.64 million. Jammu & Kashmir which has one of the lowest user bases continues to receive the lowest number of porting requests at 35,787. Note that TRAI does not provide any operator-wise breakdown for these number porting requests.
In Zone-II (South and East India), Madhya Pradesh led with 0.89 million number porting requests till date, followed by Tamil Nadu which received 0.84 million requests and Andhra Pradesh which received 0.64 million requests. The North East circle saw 16,375 number porting requests for the month, up from 12,117 requests in the previous month.
Download: TRAI Press Release
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