Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



1555 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 126


Topic # 108530 31-Aug-2012 12:03 Send private message

My Apologies if the answer for this is lurking somewhere - maybe I havent used the right words to find it.....

I have a mobile number - how can I check what network the number is running on.

Thanks




-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it it himself - A. H. Weiler

Create new topic
1280 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 99


  Reply # 679678 31-Aug-2012 12:12 Send private message

027 = telecom
021 = Vodafone
022 = 2degrees
not sure of the rest aka skinny and teltra/clear but just because it has one of the above prefixes does not necessarily mean it is on that particular network mine is an 021 Vodafone number but I have ported it to 2degrees network ..... Your best bet would be to pull the back off and check your SIM card to find the real network




Asus Crosshair V Formula AMD FX8320 (3.8GHz), 8GB Mushkin BlackLine DDR2400, 1x Asus STRIX DCUII R9-285 2GB 1050/1400, 2x Samsung HD502IJ RAID0 Boot, 1x WDC WD2003FYYS RE4 2TB, 1X WDC WD1003FZEX 1TB, 1X  SAMSUNG HD103SJ 1TB, SilverStone ST75F-P (750W) Full Modular PSU, OS WIN8.1pro U1 x64, SilverStone RaVeN RV02B-W (with USB3.0 upgrade)

2168 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 455


  Reply # 679681 31-Aug-2012 12:20 Send private message

Athlonite: 027 = telecom
021 = Vodafone
022 = 2degrees
not sure of the rest aka skinny and teltra/clear but just because it has one of the above prefixes does not necessarily mean it is on that particular network mine is an 021 Vodafone number but I have ported it to 2degrees network ..... Your best bet would be to pull the back off and check your SIM card to find the real network


Yup, doesn't mean anything with number portability :) 

If you're on Telecom\Vodafone networks you can text the number you're interested in to 300.  Not sure about the other networks. And it doesn't actually tell you what network the number is on (at least not with Vodafone)  it just says "this is on our network" or I guess "this is not on our network."

Voice Engineer @ Orcon
2253 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 569

Trusted
Orcon
Subscriber

  Reply # 679683 31-Aug-2012 12:24 Send private message

So far as I can tell, the LMNP database is not available to the public.

Best bet is to txt it to 300, as has been stated.  Seems to work from my Orcon (vodafone) mobile.

408 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 38

Trusted

  Reply # 679697 31-Aug-2012 12:46 Send private message

Text to 300 works on 2 degrees too

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.