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Spain suspends mobile and fixed portability during coronavirus lockdown

Wednesday 18 March 2020 | 15:17 CET | News
The Spanish government has ordered all operators to suspend fixed and mobile number portability processes as part of its effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus, confirming earlier reports. In a newly-published decree, the government said the ongoing lockdown due to the "State of Alarm" announced by Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on 14 March requires the immediate suspension of portabilities with a view to preventing unnecessary movements and contacts.

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