Two developments in size in the introduction of mobile phone numbers to eight digits. It has indeed been signed by various players in the telecommunications and mobile phone during a workshop held at Ebony Thursday, May 3 that the eight-digit numbers could be introduced on 1 September 2013. The number 5 will be placed before each telephone number used currently.
With the introduction of eight-digit numbers, the public will also benefit from a mobile number for life. This is the assurance given by the Executive Director of the Information and Communication Technologies Authority, Dr. Krishna Oolun. "These new numbers will have no risk of disabling, even if the numbers are not used for several months,"he said.
For the president of that authority, Trilock Dwarka, this new practice will offer "a potential reservoir of 100 million numbers and will support innovation in the sector of mobile telephony. ".