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500 mobile customers switch to LIME

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2015 | 6:05 PM
On Monday, number portability was introduced to Jamaica. It allows persons to switch their networks but keep their telephone numbers.

Telecommunications company LIME is reporting that it has now had 503 requests from customers wanting to switch from the Digicel network.

At the same time, LIME says 50 of its customers have asked be switched to Digicel.

On Monday, number portability was introduced to Jamaica.

Number portability allows persons to switch their networks but keep their telephone numbers.

Both fixed line and mobile phone customers can benefit under the number portability system.

Yesterday, the Technology Minister, Phillip Paulwell reported that in two days about 200 Jamaican consumers had switched their phone networks.