Airtel to launch Virtual Phone Numbers – You can have 10 numbers on a single SIM!

Airtel is planning to launch Virtual phone numbers enabling users to use as many as 10 different numbers on a single phone.

The technology, developed by Comviva Technologies (erstwhile Bharti Telesoft) is currently undergoing field trials and is expected to be launched in another 2 months (via).

The software will be embedded in SIM card itself and the trial is being done along with MTN, the South African GSM telecom operator.

What’s your take on a) feasibility of the idea, b)target segment that will binge on this?

Also see: Mobile Number Portability by September 2009

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