Fetching Mobile Operator Name in Windows 7.1 Phone [Mango]

In this quick post I will show you

how to fetch the mobile operator's name in Windows 7.1 Phone.

Design the page

In the content Grid, I have put a button. On the click event of the button, in a message box the Mobile Operator Name we will be displayed:


Write Code Behind

Add the namespace:


On the click event of the button we will fetch the operator name. Operator name can be fetched by:


Using the CellularMobileOperator() function of DeviceNetworkInformation. After fetching, you can convert it to a string.

For your reference the source code is as below:


using System.Windows;
using Microsoft.Phone.Controls;
using Microsoft.Phone.Net.NetworkInformation;
namespace MobileOperatorName
    public partial class MainPage : PhoneApplicationPage
        public MainPage()
            btnMobileOpeartor.Click += new RoutedEventHandler(btnMobileOpeartor_Click);
        void btnMobileOpeartor_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
            string operatorName = "Mobile Opeartor : ";
            operatorName = operatorName + DeviceNetworkInformation.CellularMobileOperator.ToString();

Running the Application

Press F5 to run the application.


I hope this post was useful. Thanks for reading.


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