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Topic # 204583 8-Oct-2016 06:49
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Morning

 

Can someone here tell me how long it takes to port a number to 2talk atm?

 

Want to port before switching to rural wireless broadband.

 

Thanks


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  Reply # 1647585 8-Oct-2016 07:53
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Generally you can schedule 2 weeks in advance, otherwise it's a gamble.

Mostly it seems to take 4-5 days, but if anything goes wrong with the port it obviously adds time.

Make sure there's no old connecting numbers, and it's best to find out if it's under Telstra or ihug etc before you port because I've had issues with this failing a port lately with Vodafone for example.



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  Reply # 1647591 8-Oct-2016 08:26
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Thanks@LostBoy

 

Do you know if it is possible to edit/delete an already ported number?


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1647610 8-Oct-2016 09:00
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I've ported a couple of numbers from Telecom to 2Talk, each took 4-5 working days. You do need to make sure that there are no other services associated with the number though. If you mean can you edit/delete a porting request before it's completed, I would think so provided there's some lead time for 2Talk to act. Once it's ported though, then I don't see how you would.


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  Reply # 1647614 8-Oct-2016 09:28
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Sorry don't quite follow the question.

You can nominate numbers to be dropped as part of the porting process.

I assume if you port a number then no longer need it you can remove from your account.

Hope that answers your question



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  Reply # 1647679 8-Oct-2016 13:22
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LostBoy: Sorry don't quite follow the question.

You can nominate numbers to be dropped as part of the porting process.

I assume if you port a number then no longer need it you can remove from your account.

Hope that answers your question

 

What I meant was that I have two active numbers in 2talk allready. I want to add one. Can I drop (existing)one so I can continue with the same(two numbers) setup/costs

 

daveymg:

 

I've ported a couple of numbers from Telecom to 2Talk, each took 4-5 working days. You do need to make sure that there are no other services associated with the number though. If you mean can you edit/delete a porting request before it's completed, I would think so provided there's some lead time for 2Talk to act. Once it's ported though, then I don't see how you would.

 

 

I assume services as e.g. call forwarding and answer phone service


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  Reply # 1647681 8-Oct-2016 13:24
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You can drop them after that will be no issue

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  Reply # 1647764 8-Oct-2016 18:57
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I assume services as e.g. call forwarding and answer phone service



Yes, or your broadband connection.



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  Reply # 1649740 12-Oct-2016 13:30
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and back again...

 

can someone tell me if the HUAWEI b315-607 or the 608 have firmware versions with voip capability/setup nowadays?


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  Reply # 1649752 12-Oct-2016 13:50
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Noig:

 

and back again...

 

can someone tell me if the HUAWEI b315-607 or the 608 have firmware versions with voip capability/setup nowadays?

 

 

They have VoIP, but no you can't use it. You would also have to be crazy to run VoIP over a 4G connection unless it's on a private APN (such as what Spark do). Just read the issues with people having trouble with VoIP over Skinny.

 

 




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  Reply # 1649756 12-Oct-2016 13:57
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sbiddle:

 

Noig:

 

and back again...

 

can someone tell me if the HUAWEI b315-607 or the 608 have firmware versions with voip capability/setup nowadays?

 

 

They have VoIP, but no you can't use it. You would also have to be crazy to run VoIP over a 4G connection unless it's on a private APN (such as what Spark do). Just read the issues with people having trouble with VoIP over Skinny.

 

Ah, ok clear now. It is Spark 'VOIP' only possible. To bad, we have to stay with copper.

 

Thank you very much for your time!


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  Reply # 1649779 12-Oct-2016 14:26
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sbiddle:

 

 

 

They have VoIP, but no you can't use it. You would also have to be crazy to run VoIP over a 4G connection unless it's on a private APN (such as what Spark do). Just read the issues with people having trouble with VoIP over Skinny.

 

 

 

Curious why you say this - what sort of problems are people having?  NAT type issues? Or something else, latency/jitter problems?

 

I use 2Talk all the time on my mobile to make calls (using Spark 3G/4G).  I've encountered few issues, it's via NAT too, I'm not using the direct public IP APN.  I get the odd dropped packet or bit of fzzzzzt on the calls, but it's otherwise perfect.

 

 


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  Reply # 1649791 12-Oct-2016 14:34
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muppet:

 

Curious why you say this - what sort of problems are people having?  NAT type issues? Or something else, latency/jitter problems?

 

I use 2Talk all the time on my mobile to make calls (using Spark 3G/4G).  I've encountered few issues, it's via NAT too, I'm not using the direct public IP APN.  I get the odd dropped packet or bit of fzzzzzt on the calls, but it's otherwise perfect.

 

 

Recieving calls is also important to most people, and that seems to time out really quickly on the CG nat gear compared to the nat of a home router.

 

Also the odd call with no audio etc may be acceptable to you, but most people will not put up with that. Good way to have your second call ignored is to ring someone and there is noone there when they pick up.





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  Reply # 1649803 12-Oct-2016 14:35
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muppet:

 

sbiddle:

 

 

 

They have VoIP, but no you can't use it. You would also have to be crazy to run VoIP over a 4G connection unless it's on a private APN (such as what Spark do). Just read the issues with people having trouble with VoIP over Skinny.

 

 

 

Curious why you say this - what sort of problems are people having?  NAT type issues? Or something else, latency/jitter problems?

 

I use 2Talk all the time on my mobile to make calls (using Spark 3G/4G).  I've encountered few issues, it's via NAT too, I'm not using the direct public IP APN.  I get the odd dropped packet or bit of fzzzzzt on the calls, but it's otherwise perfect.

 

 

 

Not sure, it might be different on 4G/700mhz rural broadband?


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  Reply # 1649804 12-Oct-2016 14:38
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richms:

 

muppet:

 

Curious why you say this - what sort of problems are people having?  NAT type issues? Or something else, latency/jitter problems?

 

I use 2Talk all the time on my mobile to make calls (using Spark 3G/4G).  I've encountered few issues, it's via NAT too, I'm not using the direct public IP APN.  I get the odd dropped packet or bit of fzzzzzt on the calls, but it's otherwise perfect.

 

 

Recieving calls is also important to most people, and that seems to time out really quickly on the CG nat gear compared to the nat of a home router.

 

Also the odd call with no audio etc may be acceptable to you, but most people will not put up with that. Good way to have your second call ignored is to ring someone and there is noone there when they pick up.

 

 

Right, so NAT issues then.  I've not encountered either of these yet, my phone has rung when I've needed it to (but I don't usually leave my SIP client running).  I also use TCP for the Registration messages so that seems to solve the timeout issue.

 

I understand Steve's recommendation now though, cheers.


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  Reply # 1649805 12-Oct-2016 14:39
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Noig:

 

 

 

Not sure, it might be different on 4G/700mhz rural broadband?

 

 

Sorry, that was a question for Steve. It's not to do with the radio aspect, rather the network/IP aspect.


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