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Chile number portings increase 60% in 2016

Monday 16 January 2017 | 13:24 CET | News
Chile saw a sharp increase in the amount of number portings in 2016, to 3.35 million from nearly 2.1 million in 2015, according to figures from Subtel. The regulator said the number of portings has grown four-fold since 2012 and hit a new monthly record in December 2016 with almost 360,000 numbers switched to a new operator. Last September the country also started supporting number portings across fixed and mobile networks, and 7,137 such portings were conducted in the last four months of 2016. Mobile number porting still accounts for the bulk of transfers, at almost 3.22 million in 2016, up

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Claro / Entel / Virgin Mobile
Countries: Chile
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