The DICT said the local telcos were given six months to comply from the effectivity of the NTC’s implementing rules and regulations of the Mobile Number Portability Act on July 2.
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Mobile phone subscribers may now keep their numbers even after they changed their network providers starting July 2, according to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC).
NPC chair Raymund Liboro said the law gives data subjects control over their data which is a basic tenet under the Data Privacy Act.
It’s a bill intended to spur competition at the consumer level.
The Senate on Monday, Feb. 19, approved on third and final reading a bill that would allow consumers to keep their cellphone numbers for life, even if they change service providers or subscription plans.