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# 18523 13-Jan-2008 19:16
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Already on Xnet DSL account and want to make use of the free VFX line I read about here.  Just wondering how many days does it take to activate after I sign up?  Will I be given an Auckland number with free calling or is this an option?

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Brian

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  # 104567 13-Jan-2008 19:44
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When I signed up it became active the next day.

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  # 104576 13-Jan-2008 19:59
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brianthomas: Already on Xnet DSL account and want to make use of the free VFX line I read about here. Just wondering how many days does it take to activate after I sign up? Will I be given an Auckland number with free calling or is this an option?

Cheers

Brian


If you have one of the correct hardware devices , generally takes 1 to 3 days, yes you will have free local calling with an Worldxchange assigned number.




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# 105090 15-Jan-2008 22:52
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Hmm I was told Xnet need to know the MAC address of the VFX device before signing up when I tried to sign up. I guess I will go out and buy one of those PAP2T ATA's from DSE soon.

But my question is what if I am using it behind a router which is behind a modem, why do they care about the MAC of VFX device or should I be giving them my modem's MAC address.

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  # 105098 15-Jan-2008 23:11
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brianthomas: But my question is what if I am using it behind a router which is behind a modem, why do they care about the MAC of VFX device or should I be giving them my modem's MAC address.

No, it doesn't matter at all about your Modem's MAC address.

But you do need to tell WxC the MAC of your VFX device so they can enable it at their end.  This is a security measure so that unauthorised devices cannot access the VFX service.



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# 105473 18-Jan-2008 08:52
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If I wanted to sign up with Xnet Fusion / Naked DSL, and already have an Xnet DSL account under a different person's name in the household to the Telecom account holder - are there any problems with porting the number over?

I can tell the Telecom account holder to customer link the landline number but if I can Xnet to port it over will they be blocked because I am not the same person? Of course I have permission from the telecom account holder but don't know how to communicate this to them.

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  # 105474 18-Jan-2008 08:57
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Hi Brian,

No sorry it has to be the authorised owner of the account, we could get into a lot of trouble otherwise.  People could say they  are allowed then only to find out they wern't and we would be held liable, so sorry it has to be done by the authorised account owner.




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  # 105475 18-Jan-2008 09:01
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So the authorized owner of the telecom landline has to sign up a separate account with Xnet?  Can this be avoided in any way? What if I ring Xnet and tell them I want to authorize the landline owner to make changes to my account and then let them call Xnet for naked DSL?

 
 
 
 


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  # 105476 18-Jan-2008 09:08
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Yep good as gold, you just have to ring up and tell them that this person is authorised to make changes on your behalf, that would work the other way as well,





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  # 105571 18-Jan-2008 19:06
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thanks Maverick.

Spoke to my friend and now I am thinking maybe its better to just get a new number from Xnet rather than port the number over.   If we wanted to do this,  whats the procedure?   Do I have authority to sign up to naked DSL on his phone line?  Or again do I need him to ring xnet after first giving him authority on my account? 

Secondly, If we are going to do this then whats the procedure?  No customer link needed right?  And what kinda downtime to expect? 

My plan is to
1. sign up to VFX first on my UBS dsl and keep the telecom line
2. switch to Fusion and just keep the VFX number




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  # 105584 18-Jan-2008 19:57
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brianthomas: thanks Maverick.

Spoke to my friend and now I am thinking maybe its better to just get a new number from Xnet rather than port the number over. If we wanted to do this, whats the procedure? Do I have authority to sign up to naked DSL on his phone line? Or again do I need him to ring xnet after first giving him authority on my account?

Secondly, If we are going to do this then whats the procedure? No customer link needed right? And what kinda downtime to expect?

My plan is to
1. sign up to VFX first on my UBS dsl and keep the telecom line
2. switch to Fusion and just keep the VFX number





Actually your Plan sounds fine and hopefully that should be okay Brian,

Not 100% sure on the that but don't see a problem as your Friend is basically wanting to shift his line to Fusion in conjuction with you and since you are happy for it to go on your account it should be okay, not really my area of expertise I'm afraid I like 0's and 1's so much easier to understand Laughing





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