64.91 million subscribers submitted number porting requests till the month of August, 2012, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is up from 59.30 million porting requests till July 2012, an increase of 9.45% month on month. However, this also means that of a total connection base of 908.35 million connections (701.88 million active), just 5.61 million connections sent port out requests during the month.
MNP was launched in Haryana on November 25, 2010 and was made available pan-India on January 2011. That’s close to 65 million requests in 20 months.