French overseas counties switch to faster porting system

Friday 16 November 2012 | 11:55 CET | News
Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthelemy switched to a new mobile number porting system on 12 November. French telecom regulator Arcep reports that instead of 10 calendar days, operators now have two working days to port mobile numbers. A similar system was applied in metropolitan France on 7 November 2011 and in Reunion and Mayotte on 31 July 2012. Customers need only contact their new operator to keep their number and must not cancel their current contract with their existing service provider. Arcep has been working on the changes with operators in these

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Arcep
Countries: French Guiana / Guadeloupe / Martinique / Saint Martin / St. Bart's
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