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Topic # 26644 29-Sep-2008 10:42
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Hi all,

If an ex-Telecom number which has been ported away from Telecom for some time needs to be ported back to Telecom, but at a different exchange (still the same local calling area, however), are Telecom required by the ComCom to accept that port? I tried to do this but was turned down saying that the number is assigned to a different exchange - but technically the number shouldn't even be assigned on their network anymore!

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  Reply # 167690 29-Sep-2008 10:53
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What you're wanting to do technically can't be done with Telecom's existing network.



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  Reply # 167697 29-Sep-2008 11:13
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Hmmm - yeah, they offered CustomerLink but I figure I may as well port it to 2Talk and forward the number from there (and save $15 a month and 5c per min).


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 167709 29-Sep-2008 11:44
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Yup that would work.




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  Reply # 167742 29-Sep-2008 13:26
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Just FYI

The Local Number Portability rules give a Service Provider the right to reject (or accept) a customers request to port a number onto their network.

Am glad you were offered a solution.


Neal





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