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Reply # 68792 28-Apr-2007 22:37
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richms: Ask if you can move them to telecom even tho you dont have a handset, they may be able to just set it up without an esn - not sure how their systems work, then leave it on prepay and when you get back go and buy a couple of cheap phones at a telecom store and get your numbers put on them and change to a plan.  


While theoretically possible, the answer remains no.


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  Reply # 68855 29-Apr-2007 19:25
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Yea, to be able to park a number would be good. Especially when you have had it since the Bell south days.

One thing that I can't believe about Vodafone's Super prepay, is that after 3 months with out top up, your account is cancelled. This means that I can't just top up my phone with $100 and wait until it is all run out (doesn't take over 5 months at the most). I don't know why they would do this. It just seems stupid. If the reason is that they want you to spend another $30 on a simcard, then that is really greedy of them.




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  Reply # 68856 29-Apr-2007 19:37
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Americancars: Yea, to be able to park a number would be good. Especially when you have had it since the Bell south days.

One thing that I can't believe about Vodafone's Super prepay, is that after 3 months with out top up, your account is cancelled.


You could always port it over to Telecom Prepaid, and keep that number alive for a year or so without having to top up. I guess you could port it back but there are a few things to worry about, like Vodafones list of number portability unfriendly services.

Ideally, a service provider should provide parking services for their customers as you can do that with prepaid without consequence... and while some apologists may attack me for saying this - when you go on a monthly plan or contract, you expect more service and options... not less.

Secondly.... the credit lasts for 3 months without topping up, if you don't top up for a year - then the account is cancelled.
Please refer to the vodafone supa prepaid terms and conditions for clarification:

  • Prepay balance must be topped up at least once every 90 days or all Prepay balance will expire.
  • Customer's connection remains active for 365 days from the last Prepay balance top up.




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  Reply # 68890 30-Apr-2007 00:09
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You can still revert to motormouth prepay which has the 1 year expiry's.




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  Reply # 69134 1-May-2007 20:52
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cokemaster:
Americancars: Yea, to be able to park a number would be good. Especially when you have had it since the Bell south days.

One thing that I can't believe about Vodafone's Super prepay, is that after 3 months with out top up, your account is cancelled.


You could always port it over to Telecom Prepaid, and keep that number alive for a year or so without having to top up. I guess you could port it back but there are a few things to worry about, like Vodafones list of number portability unfriendly services.

Ideally, a service provider should provide parking services for their customers as you can do that with prepaid without consequence... and while some apologists may attack me for saying this - when you go on a monthly plan or contract, you expect more service and options... not less.

Secondly.... the credit lasts for 3 months without topping up, if you don't top up for a year - then the account is cancelled.
Please refer to the vodafone supa prepaid terms and conditions for clarification:

  • Prepay balance must be topped up at least once every 90 days or all Prepay balance will expire.
  • Customer's connection remains active for 365 days from the last Prepay balance top up.


richms: You can still revert to motormouth prepay which has the 1 year expiry's.


Thanks. Thats a good idea!!




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