Porting requests were submitted for 15.98 million connections in the month of November 2017, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is up 66.5% from 9.6 million porting requests reported in October 2017.

For the month of November, the maximum number of requests in Zone-I (North and West India) were received in Rajasthan at 1.30 million, followed by UP-East at 1.13 million and Delhi at 1 million. Jammu & Kashmir which has one of the lowest user bases continues to receive the lowest number of porting requests at 75,992. 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 2.09 million number porting requests till date, followed by Tamil Nadu which received 1.3 million requests and Andhra Pradesh which received 0.91 million requests. The North East circle saw 35,181 number porting requests for the month, up from 16,375 requests in the previous month.

Download: TRAI Press Release
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