Peru ports 675,000 mobile numbers in August, 11 mln in 4 years

Friday 7 September 2018 | 11:47 CET | News
A total of 674,830 Peruvian mobile users ported their phone number in August, down 5.3 percent compared to last month's record figure, according to the latest figures released by telecom regulator Osiptel. In terms of operators, Claro (America Movil) once again led the monthly portability rankings, adding a net total of 45,727 postpay and prepay lines, with Bitel also posting a positive net balance of 22,560 due to targeted promotions offered to its rivals' customers. Movistar (Telefonica) and Entel fared less well, shedding some 61,625 and 6,536 clients respectively.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / Claro / Entel / Movistar / Osiptel / Telefonica
Countries: Peru
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