General Information for Consumers
The subscriber benefits of the number portability service are multiple;
- A change in telephone number in the past was the dominant reason why the subscriber hesitated to change his provider. Through number portability the subscriber becomes “owner” of his telephone number and he maintains his number when changing provider.
- Consumers don’t need to inform their contacts every time they change their provider, and are also exempt from additional expenses and wasted time.
- Consumers may change provider, anytime, according to their needs and requirements, in combination with the offered market packages.
- Number portability boosts competition in electronic communications market.
- Strong competition improves the quality of service and the service prices and acts as a benefit for the consumer.