Bad news for grandma: Mobile numbers may soon be 11 digit

If a proposal by DoT goes through, we may all see an additional digit added to our mobile numbers.

While it was expected  that India wouldn’t reach 500 million subscribers till 2030, it seems to have beat that deadline by a good margin of 21 years, proving once and for all that things get done faster when the citizens get to task.

As is obvious, a 10 digit numbering scheme can only support only a limited number of phone number combinations, and while a plan was in place to have the tr […]
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If a proposal by DoT goes through, we may all see an additional digit added to our mobile numbers.

While it was expected  that India wouldn’t reach 500 million subscribers till 2030, it seems to have beat that deadline by a good margin of 21 years, proving once and for all that things get done faster when the citizens get to task.

As is obvious, a 10 digit numbering scheme can only support only a limited number of phone number combinations, and while a plan was in place to have the tr […]
Read the entire article >>


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