A few weeks back, TRA had notified us that number portability will finally be coming to the UAE before the end of the year. Number portability allows you to switch from one telco to the other without changing your number. This has been in talks for a long time and has been delayed quite a few times but looks like it is finally happening as du has started marketing their switch campaign saying “Don’t be stuck in your old world” and SMS “change” to 3553 or visit to get notified.

Press Release

The wait is over! In accordance with the TRA

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