Procedure to change mobile service provider by retaining the Existing Number
Changing Freedom of Choice | Airtel Aircel BSNL Reliance Vodafone Idea Docomo Uninor Virgin VideoconMobile number portability (MNP) allows you to retain your mobile telephone numbers when changing from one mobile network operator to another operator. Now it is possible for every indian mobile user to change their mobile operator by retaining their number.
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Procedure to change your mobile operator:1. To begin with, you need to generate UPC (Unique Porting Code) by sending SMS to 1900. UPC is an alphanumeric code allocated, upon request, by a mobile operator to its subscriber for the purpose of facilitation of porting of his/her mobile number to another operator.
- Send an SMS : PORT
to 1900. Operator SMS charges will be applicable.
- Eg. SMS PORT 98XXXXXXXX to 1900
3. Visit your new service provider showroom
4. Fill the Mobile Number Porting (MNP) form providing details like
- Current Mobile Number
- Current Operator name
- UPC code
6. Buy the new card from the new service provider
7. Follow the instructions from your new operator
8. Within 48 hours your number will be ported to the new operator.
9. The porting charges are about Rs.19.
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