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Zimbabwean mobile number portability faces hitches

Monday 20 July 2015 | 13:01 CET | News
Zimbabwean operators are slow in adopting mobile number portability (MNP) as they are not opening up their numbering systems to subscribers intending to switch to other networks, according to ITWeb. It said telecom industry officials and executives have said the Posts and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) should enforce mobile number portability.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: NetOne / POTRAZ / Telecel
Countries: Zimbabwe
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