According to “Telecom Regulatory Authority of India” (TRAI), 64.92 million Mobile users opted for “Mobile Number Portability” till August 2012. Below is the released highlights of Telecom Subscription Data as on 31st August 2012.


As you can see above, a total of about 64.92 million mobile users had submitted their requests to different service providers for porting their mobile number by the end of August 2012. With “Zone-I” (Northern & Western India) having the maximum requests of about 34 million and Zone-II (Southern & Eastern) having 30 million requests, this is the record breaking MNP requests ever. In the month of August alone, the total number of userss who have submitted their request for MNP stood at 5.61 million.

Also the total mobile user base decreased from 913.49 million in July 2012 to 908.36 million at the end of August 2012. According to market share, Bharti Airtel is the leader with 20.58% of market which is followed by Vodafone who now has 16.88% of market. Reliance and Idea are on the third and fourth spot with 14.82% and 12.77% of share respectively.