Plan 2003 for implementation of Full Mobile Number Portability (FMNP). As per this latest amendment, Mobile phone and landline users anywhere in India can dial STD Mobile numbers without using 0 or +91 as a prefix.
At present, STD numbers can only be dialed by adding either ‘0’ or ‘+91′ as the prefix. But post full MNP STD and local numbers cannot be
differentiated and should have same dialing pattern.
The latest DOT directive said – “Dialing procedure for intra as well as inter service area Basic to Mobile calls and
Mobile to Mobile calls — The telecom service providers may allow dialing of intra service area
as well as inter service area calls to their subscribers without any prefix and/or by prefixing ‘0’
and/or by prefixing ‘+91’. However intra service calls shall mandatorily be allowed without any
prefix, as at present.”
one mobile network to other in any telecom circles in the country. So
customer can retain his mobile number in any part of the country without
paying for roaming charges.