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  2. Mobile number portability - Wikipedia

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    For example, in Portugal any call to a ported mobile number includes an announcement that the number has been ported. Uptake of porting varies considerably by market: A report by Irish regulator Comreg shows over 3 million Irish mobile numbers ported between 2004 and 2013, [3] whereas in Portugal, with a much larger population of mobile users ...

  3. Problematic smartphone use - Wikipedia

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    History and terminology. It is also known as smartphone overuse, smartphone addiction, mobile phone overuse, or cell phone dependency.Founded in current research on the adverse consequences of overusing technology, "mobile phone overuse" has been proposed as a subset of forms of "digital addiction", or "digital dependence", reflecting increasing trends of compulsive behaviour amongst users of ...

  4. Telephone numbers in India - Wikipedia

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    The same prefix of the number zero + the area code is required to dial any fixed-line number in India from a mobile phone, irrespective of the area code. For example, to dial a landline number in Indore, one would have to dial from a landline in Indore: the phone number; from a landline in Mumbai: 0731 and then the phone number

  5. Telephone numbers in Malaysia - Wikipedia

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    Calling to and from mobile phones always require full national dialling, even with mobile phones in the same mobile phone code. When calling from outside Malaysia, the leading zero is dropped. For example, a number 016-xxx xxxx is dialled as +60-16-xxx xxxx from outside Malaysia. Originally, each mobile phone operator was issued one mobile ...

  6. Text messaging - Wikipedia

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    As of 2007 text messaging was the most widely used mobile data service, with 74% of all mobile phone users worldwide, or 2.4 billion out of 3.3 billion phone subscribers, at the end of 2007 being active users of the Short Message Service. In countries such as Finland, Sweden, and Norway, over 85% of the population use SMS.

  7. 112 (emergency telephone number) - Wikipedia

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    The International Telecommunication Union recommends that member states selecting a primary or secondary emergency number choose either 911, 112 or both. 112 is one of two numbers (the other being the region's own emergency number) that can be dialed on most GSM phones even if the phone is locked. EU legislation

  8. 999 (emergency telephone number) - Wikipedia

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    The worldwide emergency number for GSM mobile phones, 112, also works on all GSM networks in the country. Calls made to this number are redirected to the 999 call centre. Mauritius. Mauritius uses the 999 emergency number for police contact only. The other emergency numbers in use are 114 for emergency medical assistance and 115 for the fire ...

  9. Telephone numbers in China - Wikipedia

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    The target number must be prepended between different regions with the trunk prefix, which is 0. Calling a mobile phone from a landline requires the addition of the "0" in front of the mobile phone number if they are not in the same area. Mobile to landline calls requires the "0" and the area code if the landline is not within the same place.