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There wasn’t as much fanfare with MNP rolling out in Pakistan as I expected.

The only thing that struck me was that some of the teleco ads on MNP suggested that all of the prefixes are infact for their own network. That’s borderline misleading unethical advertising.

Other telecos were noble about it: “We welcome all the other members of the telecom community into our family”.

That said, how many of you made a switch to another carrier? Hit the poll below

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  • i might switch my mobilink indigo to warid… but sadly warid franchise says that during switching process i might experience outage for almost 2-3 days or a max of 3-5 days coz as he explains mobilink is creating hurdles in the switching process and slowing it down…(currently my mobilink number is my main number although i do have same number on warid but still 2-3 days outage on mobilink number is simply too much for me… so as advised by warid personal i’ll switch after few days when things settle down abit …)

  • Many people like myself are waiting for a convenient time to switch, so you want to change the question to include people who want to but haven’t yet.

  • Are you waiting for some particular feature / product or just waiting for free time?

  • Babar Bhatti

    A reader on my blog posted these numbers:

    Chairman PTA said that so far, more than 10 thousand subscribers have availed the MNP facility while 20 thousand have already posted their requests for shifting their cellphone numbers along with the code from one operator to another.

  • If nothing else, atleast it will start giving telecos some real numbers on customer churn.

    10,000 in launch month…. actually doesn’t sound that much in comparison to the hype

  • hey doctor go to and then hit the complain link and register a complain of mobilink if you face any problems ..
    thank you !!

  • Muhammad Asif Razzaque

    I had the experience of actually visiting the Mobilink Service Centre in Blue Area adjacent Rahat Bakers (which is the milestone really?!)

    I wanted to inquire into the process of MNP for port-out from Mobilink to Warid. The CS guy first got the impression that I was a port-in customer but on learning the contrary his polite and time-sharing approach suddenly stiffened. Seems Mobilink is not liking it at all.

  • Well mobilink should be worried because they will be on the losing end of this. i know two colleagues whi have successfully shifted from mobilink pre-paid to warid post paid. and the process is not too difficult if you have the number in your name and no out standing dues. people arenot going for this because at the moment they don’t know and don’t want to be first ones caught up in some thing ir-reversible :) but my assumption is it will take up speed specially for post paid customers maybe not that much for pre paid. because post paid ones are the people who call more frequently and thus experience more problems, and most of all are the sources of real revenues for these telecos

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