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  Reply # 890387 5-Sep-2013 15:43
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sbiddle:
Elpie:
VodafoneDylan: Hi there

On our Vodafone Red Business mobile packages we have a local number on mobile included, so you can have a local number like 09 xxx xxxx as well as your normal 021 xxx xxx number. We don't have capacity to have two mobile numbers on one sim.

There's more info about those Red Business packages here: http://www.vodafone.co.nz/redbusiness/?utm_id=gz

Cheers

Dylan


Why isn't local number on mobile offered for personal plans? I would kill to be able to have my home phone number on my mobile and bet I'm not the only one wishing for this. 


Vodafone did offer this but pulled the plug on it 18 months or so ago.

There are lots of technicalities around delivering a service such as this - not with the service, but around NAD rules and where numbers can be used. The legalities of this is one of the major issues TelstraClear ran into with their 3G rollout in Tauranga.


And, we live in a first world, technologically-advanced country, right??? These issues need to be sorted. 

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  Reply # 890459 5-Sep-2013 17:22
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Elpie:
sbiddle:
Elpie:
VodafoneDylan: Hi there

On our Vodafone Red Business mobile packages we have a local number on mobile included, so you can have a local number like 09 xxx xxxx as well as your normal 021 xxx xxx number. We don't have capacity to have two mobile numbers on one sim.

There's more info about those Red Business packages here: http://www.vodafone.co.nz/redbusiness/?utm_id=gz

Cheers

Dylan


Why isn't local number on mobile offered for personal plans? I would kill to be able to have my home phone number on my mobile and bet I'm not the only one wishing for this. 


Vodafone did offer this but pulled the plug on it 18 months or so ago.

There are lots of technicalities around delivering a service such as this - not with the service, but around NAD rules and where numbers can be used. The legalities of this is one of the major issues TelstraClear ran into with their 3G rollout in Tauranga.


And, we live in a first world, technologically-advanced country, right??? These issues need to be sorted. 


Probably not enough demand for the issues to be sorted

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 891773 8-Sep-2013 21:08
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Elpie:
ajobbins:
Elpie: Why isn't local number on mobile offered for personal plans? I would kill to be able to have my home phone number on my mobile and bet I'm not the only one wishing for this. 


You could sort of do it now, but not that cheaply. Port number to 2talk (~$7/month) and permanently divert it to your mobile at ~$0.24/minute.

When I was in NZ, I had mine setup to register the VoIP trunk over WiFi when I was home (or at the office), and then when I left WiFi coverage the registration would drop off, which would kick in a call forward unavailable to my mobile number, so I only paid for call forwarding when I was actually out.

Once LTE coverage is comprehensive, you should be able to very reliably register a VoIP line to mobile over LTE data and have excellent call quality.


A bit of overkill for me. All I want to be able to do is to keep my home number alive so the very few calls I receive on it can come through. Family won't call my cell from overseas due to costs so I am stuck with a Vodafone homephone line if I want them to be able to call me. 2talk forwarding would soon mount costs up unfortunately. 


2degrees have a service called landline on your mobile which is available for free on the $89 on account plans and above. It is also available now on their $29 - $69 plans for an extra $20 a month and you can port your home phone number over but you will lose your phoneline and all services on that line including internet.

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  Reply # 891812 8-Sep-2013 23:26
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Elpie:
VodafoneDylan: Hi there

On our Vodafone Red Business mobile packages we have a local number on mobile included, so you can have a local number like 09 xxx xxxx as well as your normal 021 xxx xxx number. We don't have capacity to have two mobile numbers on one sim.

There's more info about those Red Business packages here: http://www.vodafone.co.nz/redbusiness/?utm_id=gz

Cheers

Dylan


Why isn't local number on mobile offered for personal plans? I would kill to be able to have my home phone number on my mobile and bet I'm not the only one wishing for this. 


You don't have to be a business to have a business plan, they are pretty much the same as consumer just with local number on mobile
If the price is right just switch to a business plan

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