Mobile Number Portability Act - updates

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Adulting 101: How to apply for mobile number porting once the system's ready

Jun 19, 2019 - 3:09 PM

Learn how to keep your mobile phone number even as you switch service providers or your plan type from postpaid to prepaid and vice versa. Service providers will have 6 months starting July 2 to set up those porting systems.

New law lets you keep your mobile number under different service provider

Feb 19, 2019 - 3:41 PM

The Mobile Number Portability Act also prohibits telecommunication companies from charging interconnection fees for domestic calls and texts

Patients from therapeutic group on digital dependence "Delete" show their cellphones inside a clinic in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 20, 2017.  "Delete" is a therapeutic group from the Psychiatry Institute of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), and it is the first nucleus in Brazil specialised in the treatment of digital dependence or "nomophobia" (no-mobile-phone phobia). A group of psychologists, physicians, physiotherapists and social media analysts evaluates and defines a treatment for digital detoxification of patients. / AFP PHOTO / Mauro PIMENTEL / TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Cecilia SORGINE