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#271992 4-Jun-2020 18:14
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There is an old 2017 topic asking this - https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=43&topicid=213917, but I'm guessing the world has moved on with what Spark now describe as a "fibre landline" rather than a landline on ADSL/VDSL that the topic covered. I'm assuming that lodging a porting request for the POTS number to a VOIP provider now has no danger of also terminating the fibre connection with Spark? Anyone able to confirm this?

 

I couldn't see anything Spark web site addressing this (probably understandably).


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  #2498454 4-Jun-2020 18:22
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in the case that it's a copper broadband service, the Line is disconnected.

 

this relates alot to the legacy world chorus/Spark have in POTS land.

 

 

 

In the case it's a Fibre or Wireless line, the service converts to a naked service.

 

the concept of porting on Fibre is a complex one, because you have both Porting a number and Porting (Transfer) of service.





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