MNP (Mobile Number Portability)
Mobile Number Portability or MNP gives the ability for mobile phone users to keep their mobile telephone numbers when changing from one mobile network operator to another. Firstly launched in Singapore in 1997 it gained over a hundred markets today that allow MNP.
This option is offered by MNPO for free or for a minimum price and gives users the opportunity to switch numbers or change operators without efforts.
This option needs automatically optimized routing and costs, that is why checking type of the number often before creating a phone call or sending an SMS to cut costs. This is made with the help of the BSG Number Verifier service which performs automated number portability checks to optimize routing and charging for a scope of companies and industry verticals.