The preliminary is for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. The M2M machines go incorporates little devices to huge apparatus with all requiring versatile system networks of the Internet for their major functioning.
Dot says that 13-digit M2M numbering will have a 3-digit M2M identifier, and 10-digit number like we have as of now.
DOT has issued guidelines to all telecom administrators to begin utilizing 13 digit portable numbers for all current Machine-to-Machine (M2M) clients.
“The undersigned is directed to convey the approval of competent authority that 13-digit numbering scheme has been approved for SIM-based M2M devices which will co-exist with existing 10-digit mobile numbering schemes.” Department of Telecommunications in a letter said.
What this additionally implies is that current M2M clients, which will most likely be organizations, who are as of now utilizing a 10-digit number will be ported to a 13-digit number beginning from 1 October 2018.
Further, it has been expressed that 13 digits M2M portable number will be executed from July 1. The due date for the finish was set on December 31, 2018.
All the telecom permit holders ought to be permitted to give M2M benefit utilizing any range, according to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.
13-digit numbers have been allocated to Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio, Vodafone, BSNL, Vodafone and Idea Cellular for testing purposes only.
So the change won’t influence your mobile numbers.
Along these lines, unwind, there is no 13-digit mobile number arrangement coming up for you, you will keep on having your 10-digit numbers.
So the change will not affect your mobile numbers. So, relax, there is no 13-digit mobile number plan coming up for you, you will continue to have your 10-digit numbers.