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Reliance Jio numbers may now start with '6'

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published : Feb 13, 2017, 5:55 pm IST
Updated : Feb 13, 2017, 5:55 pm IST

The Department of Telecom (DoT) has given Reliance Jio the permission to offer mobile numbers starting with ‘6’

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The Department of Telecom (DoT) has reportedly given Reliance Jio the permission to offer users with mobile numbers starting with the numeral ‘6’. With this, the company becomes the first to receive such a permission.

According to a report published by Telecom Talk, DoT has issued 6-series MSC codes in Assam, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu. The telecom department’s notification said that the new codes have been allotted to meet new one million users demands, the report read.

Reliance Jio has received 60010-60019 MSC codes in Rajasthan, 60020-60029 MSC codes in Assam and 60030-60039 in Tamil Nadu. Apart from this, the company also received 7-series MSC codes in Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat and the 8-series MSC codes in Kolkata and Maharashtra.

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