Glossary:Mobile Network Code (MNC)
The Mobile Network Code, abbreviated as MNC, is a code uniquely identifying a [[Glossary:Mobile network operator|mobile network operator (MNO).
The MNC (home operator) might help to assess the selectivity bias that is in place due to preferential roaming agreements between MNOs. As for home subscribers, a single MNO may be expected to have customers with different MNCs as the result of previous mergers and acquisitions. In this case, MNC information might turn useful to segment different customer groups. For this reason, it might be useful to retain the MNC also for home subscribers.