Kolkata: Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications service provider with operations in 20 countries across South Asia and Africa, Thursday announced that the company is fully ready to launch National Mobile Number Portability.
Extending its spirit of Customer First, the company also introduced many firsts including faster processing of porting requests, free incoming on roaming, balance transfers and carry forward options. With this, mobile customersspread across the country can now easily shift between States without having to change their mobile number. Customers on Airtel, the largest telecommunications network in India can enjoy special offers like requests for porting within Airtel’s network being processed within 24 hours*and free incoming on roaming once they raise a number portability request until it is processed. Airtel customers can also avail the option of transferring their balance in prepaid or carrying forward their unbilled/billed amount in the case of postpaid while porting their number to the new city.
Ajai Puri, Director – Market Operations said, “Today, not only has mobile phone become an essential part of ourlives, the mobile number has equally become an indispensable identification for each one of us. With our complete readiness to launch National Mobile Number Portability, we aim to empower customers enabling them to retain this identity as they move across anywhere in the country. To facilitate a seamless transition we will also allow our customers to enjoy free incoming on roaming while their number portability request is being processed.”