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  Reply # 1946801 25-Jan-2018 17:27
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MichaelNZ:

 

And the texts keep coming...

 

I have obtained a 028 Warehouse Mobile SIM and applied to port the number.

 

 

@MichaelNZ Were they from the same shortcode or different?

 

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  Reply # 1946802 25-Jan-2018 17:29
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@MichaelNZ Were they from the same shortcode or different?

 

 

Another one. IRD this time. Also had a call from them to that number a few days ago.





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  Reply # 1946913 25-Jan-2018 23:20
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MichaelNZ: ... I have obtained a 028 Warehouse Mobile SIM and applied to port the number.

Please explain to me what portin the number to a Warehouse Mobile number will achieve? It is my understanding that your Warehouse Mobile SIM card will now have your Vodafone 021 number and the 028 number will disappear into the bit bucket (to be recycled?)
As a humanbeing, I don't care what SIM card you are using, as long as I can get through to the original 021 number. Aren't you spending $x for a new SIM and then simply transferring the problem to the new SIM?


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  Reply # 1946914 25-Jan-2018 23:20
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Linux: that part of the help section on the VodafoneNZ site should mention postpaid subscribers only and Prepay can not use this network feature

MichaelNZ: ... I doubt they even care if it's disconnected or not. As long as they keep the money rolling in

I think these two comments directly relate to each other and apply to many big businesses, not just casinos and telcos.


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  Reply # 1946915 25-Jan-2018 23:21
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@Starscream122: ... got a new 9 digit number. checked the history of the 9 digit numbers on offer ...

How did you manage to check the history? Can anybody do this? On any network?


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  Reply # 1946917 25-Jan-2018 23:30
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I asked Vodafone to check it and they were able to tell me the history of that number . not sure if all mobile providers can do it I assume they can. 

 

They can even see the history of number ports they can see how many times a number has been ported and to what provider.

 

 

 

 


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@IcI 

 

I asked Vodafone to check it and they were able to tell me the history of that number . not sure if all mobile providers can do it I assume they can. 

 

They can even see the history of number ports they can see how many times a number has been ported and to what provider.

 

 

That is a clear breach of the privacy act if they did

 

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MichaelNZ: ... I have obtained a 028 Warehouse Mobile SIM and applied to port the number.

Please explain to me what portin the number to a Warehouse Mobile number will achieve? It is my understanding that your Warehouse Mobile SIM card will now have your Vodafone 021 number and the 028 number will disappear into the bit bucket (to be recycled?)
As a humanbeing, I don't care what SIM card you are using, as long as I can get through to the original 021 number. Aren't you spending $x for a new SIM and then simply transferring the problem to the new SIM?



I thought that @MichaelNZ was meaning, get a Vodafone account with an 028 number. By porting a WM number to Vodafone.





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  Reply # 1946929 26-Jan-2018 00:11
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Linux:

 

Starscream122:

 

@IcI 

 

I asked Vodafone to check it and they were able to tell me the history of that number . not sure if all mobile providers can do it I assume they can. 

 

They can even see the history of number ports they can see how many times a number has been ported and to what provider.

 

 

That is a clear breach of the privacy act if they did

 

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Not really they only told me the previous owner was a lady didn't give out any names


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  Reply # 1946931 26-Jan-2018 00:19
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Linux:

 

Starscream122:

 

@IcI 

 

I asked Vodafone to check it and they were able to tell me the history of that number . not sure if all mobile providers can do it I assume they can. 

 

They can even see the history of number ports they can see how many times a number has been ported and to what provider.

 

 

That is a clear breach of the privacy act if they did

 

Linux

 

 

Not really they only told me the previous owner was a lady didn't give out any names

 

 

That is only the data front line staff can see as I know data is purged from time to time to make the db query's faster from the App / CRM platform

 

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Linux:

 

Starscream122:

 

Linux:

 

Starscream122:

 

@IcI 

 

I asked Vodafone to check it and they were able to tell me the history of that number . not sure if all mobile providers can do it I assume they can. 

 

They can even see the history of number ports they can see how many times a number has been ported and to what provider.

 

 

That is a clear breach of the privacy act if they did

 

Linux

 

 

Not really they only told me the previous owner was a lady didn't give out any names

 

 

That is only the data front line staff can see as I know data is purged from time to time to make the db query's faster from the App / CRM platform

 

Linux 

 

 

 

 

Account notes: when customer calls in they note the account. do they stay forever? 


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  Reply # 1946948 26-Jan-2018 06:10
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Data is purged why would a Telco need notes let's say from 7 years ago on the main CRM data base a backup is kept but that is it

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  Reply # 1947021 26-Jan-2018 10:11
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I have a 021 Vodafone SIM and am porting a 028 "Warehouse Mobile" number to it.

 

Reasons:

 

1. Change the number to stop texts and calls related to the previous user.

 

2. Hopefully, "028", being a newer number range, is less likely to be recycled.





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2. Hopefully, "028", being a newer number range, is less likely to be recycled.

 

 

 

 

The 028 prefix is quite old. 

 

0280 Compass Communications
028 CallPlus or BLACK + WHITE
0284 Warehouse Mobile
02885 Vodafone
02886 Vodafone
02896 NOW


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  Reply # 1947033 26-Jan-2018 10:46
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MichaelNZ:

 

2. Hopefully, "028", being a newer number range, is less likely to be recycled.

 

 

 

 

The 028 prefix is quite old. 

 

0280 Compass Communications
028 CallPlus or BLACK + WHITE
0284 Warehouse Mobile
02885 Vodafone
02886 Vodafone
02896 NOW

 

 

 

 

Vodafone had 028?


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