Porting your mobile number to The People's Operator

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Leaving The People's Operator

How to switch to The People's Operator & bring your number with you

The first step, if you haven't already, is to sign up with The People's Operator.

Once you have done that, ensure you have the following information ready:

  • Your original mobile phone number you want to keep.
  • The Port Authorization Code (PAC) from your previous network.
  • The expiry date of the PAC number (valid for 30 days from the date of issue).
  • The temporary mobile number from your new The People's Operator sim card.
  • You may also need the new SIM card number found on the back.

Call The People's Operator customer service team on 500 from your TPO mobile or 0333 313 7760 from any other phone to provide them your PAC code, TPO mobile, and the phone number you want to keep. The Peoples Operator will then arrange the transfer for you. Alternatively, you can send them a message online with all the necessary details.

Note: You may lose network service for a short period on the day of transfer. If this happens, turn your phone off and on occasionally, until you see the The People's Operator signal on your mobile phone screen. This will indicate that the transfer is complete.

Visit The People's Operator online for more information and their latest offers on mobile phones, contracts and PAYG deals.

About The People's Operator

The People's Operator (or TPO) is a mobile virtual network operator that provides mobile phone services in the United Kingdom via the Three network. It was launched in 2012, with the aim of being an ethical mobile network operator.

TPO Mobile asserts that the service gives customers the opportunity to support their selected causes and receive updates on how their money is being spent, while businesses can fulfil their corporate social responsibility commitments.