How many Russians have changed operators while keeping the number

The Ministry of Digital Development, Telecommunications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation shared the most

fresh statistics on the initiative to combat "mobile slavery". We are talking about the service of transferring the old phone number when switching to a new operator. Discuss

It turned out that since the advent of suchopportunities in 2013, in total it was used 22.5 million times. At the same time, almost 800 thousand subscribers have changed the operator since the beginning of 2022, while maintaining the old number.

It is worth noting that number porting is enoughsimple operation. All you need to do is submit an application at the office, on the website or in the mobile application of the telecom operator. Within a week, the operator will consider the application, after which it will prepare an agreement and a new SIM card.

At the same time, you can get a new SIM card both at the operator’s office and through a courier service.