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TRAI revamped Mobile Number Portability Rules

Current context: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has revamped Mobile Number portability (MNP) rules.
TRAI revamped Mobile Number Portability Rules 
  • The rules have been revamped to make the entire process faster and simpler.
  • According to present rules, telecom operators and MNP service providers are required to process the request of subscribers to change their telecom operator without changing their mobile number within 4 days in the same circle.
  • The TRAI has prescribed 3 working days timeline for port out requests within a service area.
  • A timeline of 5 working days has been prescribed for requests for port out from one circle to another i.e. inter-circle.
  • The new rules will come into effect from 16th December 2019.
  • Validity of the Unique Porting Code (UPC) has also been brought down to 4 days instead of a fortnight earlier.
  • It will be applicable to all circles except Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and North East.

Question: 

Q.1 Recently, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has revamped Mobile Number portability (MNP) rules and prescribed ________ working days timeline for port out requests within a service area and _________ working days timeline for port out request from one circle to another?
a. 3 Days, 4 Days
b. 3 Days, 5 Days
c. 4 days, 5 Days
d. 3 Days, 4 Days
TRAI revamped Mobile Number Portability Rules TRAI revamped Mobile Number Portability Rules Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 04, 2019 Rating: 5

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