H! readers, Idea reached to gain 95 lakhs customers via Mobile Number Portability (MNP) till 30-June-2014, this data has been shared by Respected Telecom Minister Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad in the Lok Sabha. At the other end Reliance loses the maximum customers through Mobile Number Portability (MNP).
Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad said in a statement with ETI Till June 30, 2014, over 1.51 crore mobile subscribers switched from Idea Cellular to other telecom operators; however, about 2.46 crore subscribers joined the company’s network through the MNP, resulting in a net gain of around 95 lakh customers.
In case of RCom, over 1.4 crore subscribers left its network and only about 79.4 lakh subscribers joined through the MNP facility, showing a net loss of about 61.5 lakh customers till June 30.
Vodafone lost the maximum over 1.96 crore customers through the MNP, while it gained over 2.71 crore subscribers, more than any other operators.However, Vodafone found place at the second spot after Idea with a net gain of over 74.65 lakh customers.
Airtel’s net gain of subscribers stood at over 36.35 lakh. BSNL and MTNL saw a net loss of over 15.54 lakh and 2.13 lakh customers respectively.Net subscriber loss of Aircel stood at over 23.16 lakh, Videocon 4.48 lakh, Sistema Shyam (MTS) 3.82 lakh,
Tata Teleservices 45.45 lakh and Telewings (Uninor) 33 lakh.Over 10.25 crore out of about 91 crore mobile subscribers used MNP facility till June 30, according to the data shared by the minister.