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Mobile number portability (MNP) is now available for all Telecom service providers in Nigeria.Countries like Ghana and South Africa has been enjoying number portability for long. Let us discuss all you need to know about mobile number portability in Nigeria.
What is mobile number portability?
Mobile number portability (MNP) is the ability of a subscriber to change from their current Network Provider to another Network Provider and still keep their phone number. This process is referred to as mobile number portability process.
You will require a mobile number portability number to do this. You should contact your Service Provider representing the Network Provider you want to join and they will facilitate your port. They will advise you on the process and any additional information you need.
With the availability of mobile number portability service, you as a subscribers, are free to change the network you are currently using just by working into the office of any network operator of your choice.
You have the freedom to select the date you wish to have your number ported. Depending on the time of day you submitted your port request, the activation to your new Network Provider can take place the evening of that same day or at an elected date up to 30 days from the day you made the port request.
Portability of mobile number cannot be done by telephone calls, text messages, online or other electronic means. You are now free to change your network as many times as you which, however, you are only allowed to port once in every 90 days.
Take advantage of mobile number portability in Nigeria to get the best out of the telecom service providers in Nigeria.