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Topic # 79361 16-Mar-2011 22:18 Send private message

So ported my number off the other day and was wondering can get a new number put on it? or Do i have to go get another sim?
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  Reply # 449053 16-Mar-2011 22:28 Send private message

If there is no longer a number associated with the SIM card, you would be able to get a new number/plan for it.

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  Reply # 449173 17-Mar-2011 11:29 Send private message

I'm sure that I read in another thread (some time ago) that once a SIM card was deactivated that was it - it was no longer any good for anything. I think the justification was that it was cheaper time wise for the telco's to hand out new ones than to re-programme deactivated ones?

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  Reply # 449194 17-Mar-2011 12:13 Send private message

You can definitely reuse deactivated ones; I've done it myself.

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  Reply # 449355 17-Mar-2011 20:49 Send private message

You can't reuse Vodafone or 2Degrees Sim Cards.  But Telecom are nice and they let you reconnect disconnected sim's with a prepaid number for free.  Which I think is sensible and wonder why Vodafone or 2Degrees don't do the same.  I have reconnected a prepaid number onto a out-ported sim that had been disconnected for free.




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Reply # 449944 19-Mar-2011 20:16 Send private message

Use old SIM cards as backup for your contacts

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