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Topic # 198310 4-Jul-2016 11:49
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Currently on Vodafone. But moved into a new house and get real bad reception. But mate on Spark has good coverage. 

 

Seeing have no land line might have to swap over. But can I still keep my 021.... number. Or does that have to also change. Could be a problem as number is used for work. 


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  Reply # 1585524 4-Jul-2016 11:54
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Its called number portability - yes you should be able to port the number just fine.

 

 

 

https://store.spark.co.nz/forms/s/transfer-my-number

 

 





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  Reply # 1585525 4-Jul-2016 11:57
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Taking an 021 number to Spark is no problem at all. However you say this 'number is used for work'. Is this your phone number/phone (ie you set up the connection and pay the bill) or is it a 'Work' number/phone (ie they set up the connection and pay the bill).

 

If it's yours then no problem at all. If it's 'works' then maybe have a chat to them.


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  Reply # 1585536 4-Jul-2016 12:03
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This feature has been available for almost 10 years now. As above ask Spark to port your number.


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  Reply # 1585540 4-Jul-2016 12:15
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tangerz: Taking an 021 number to Spark is no problem at all. However you say this 'number is used for work'. Is this your phone number/phone (ie you set up the connection and pay the bill) or is it a 'Work' number/phone (ie they set up the connection and pay the bill).

 

If it's yours then no problem at all. If it's 'works' then maybe have a chat to them. 

 

This - @tangerz beat me to it.

 

If it's your personal phone but you use it for work (i.e. you are self employed and clients contact you on your mobile, or you have listed your personal mobile number on a work directory) then no problem.

 

If you work for a company and they supplied the phone and they pay the bill, you will probably not be able to do this. Your employer may have a preferred supplier agreement with Vodafone for mobiloe servcies so won't let you switch their phone to another carrier.


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  Reply # 1585543 4-Jul-2016 12:16
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If you have Vodafone fixed line broadband, then a SureSignal will fix the problem.




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