Chilean ported numbers hit 10 million since 2012

Friday 19 May 2017 | 11:07 CET | News
A total of 10.03 million mobile and fixed numbers have been ported in Chile since the introduction of number portability in January 2012, according to the latest update from telecommunications regulator Subtel. In April alone a total of 328,107 numbers were ported, some 25 percent more than a year earlier. In terms of operators, WOM overtook Claro to record the largest monthly net customer gain, attracting 37,946 new users compared to Claro's 29,581. Movistar (17,930), VTR (4,521), Virgin Mobile (3,257), and Movil Falabella (2,325) also had a positive month, mostly at the expense of Entel,

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Categories: General
Companies: Claro / Entel / Movistar / Virgin Mobile / VTR
Countries: Chile
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