Argentina to launch one-day mobile number porting in July

Tuesday 14 March 2017 | 11:13 CET | News
Argentina's ministry of communications has published a decree requiring the country's operators to reduce mobile number porting from five working days to one day starting on 08 July. Users may port their number from one operator to another as many times as they like and cannot be required to remain with an operator more than 30 days after the number has been effectively ported, according to the new legislation. The ministry has also asked the State Secretary for Information Technology and Communications to work with communications regulator Enacom in the preparation of a project to adopt

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Companies: Enacom
Countries: Argentina
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