To demonstrate the launch, the minister made the first call from a "ported" mobile phone to Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. The operator, according to officials here, was changed from a state-run company to Idea Cellular.
Haryana has a total of eight operators including Airtel, Idea Cellular , state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam, Aircel, Loop, Vodafone, Etisalat and Videocon.
WHILE I KNOW A LOT OF LONG TIME USERS OF PRIVATE TELCOM WHO WANT TO SHIFT THEIR NUMBER TO BSNL OUR TELCOM MINISTER SHIFTS FROM PSU TO PRIVEATE CARRIER IDEA CELLULAR. I WONDER WHAT THE ENDORSEMENT FEES ARE LIKE?
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