In November 2017 the previous record, achieved in 2014, was surpassed, with 676,117 mobile numbers transferred between companies.
The number of mobile portabilities has reached a historic maximum in the Spanish market , according to the latest figures contributed by the National Commission of Markets and Competition (CNMC).
These data correspond to the month of November 2017 , when exactly 676,117 mobile numbers were carried . This means an interannual increase of 35%.
While the so-called Mobile Virtual Operators, Movistar and Grupo MASMOVIL have benefited from these portabilities, Orange and Vodafone were left with negative balances.
The previous maximum had occurred in 2014, with a total of 674,720 portabilities.
It should also be noted that in the set of months of 2017 already analyzed, that is, the eleven months that go from January to November, this exchange of users among telephone companies has touched the 6 million changes.
In November , the flow of users in fixed telephony also increased, with a total of 226,575 fixed numbers transferred . This is also a record, marking a year-on-year rise of 37%.