MNP in Bangladesh

PM launches MNP service

News Home Page Sunday 21 October 2018
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated the mobile number portability (MNP) services formally for users, who are willing to switch to another mobile phone operator without changing their existing mobile phone numbers.

The premier inaugurated the service at a function at her official Ganabhaban residence in the capital.

Post, Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar and State Minister to ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak, among others, attended the program.

Earlier, the much-awaited MNP services were introduced commercially on a trial basis in Bangladesh on October 1.

With this Bangladesh became the 72nd country to make the services available.

The services have opened up the users' freedom of choice in switching to any mobile phone network, keeping their existing mobile phone number.

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) announced the launching of the MNP services at a press conference on October 1.



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