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Topic # 59334 2-Apr-2010 01:08
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Hi guys,

I was wondering if it's possible to get a local NZ 09 number with a provider like Slingshot italk to attach to my router in the UK?


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  Reply # 314090 2-Apr-2010 07:27
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The answer is yes - but technically you are breaking the rules! Smile

Under NAD rules numbers are only supposed to be issued and used in the local calling area for which they are issued. This is also to ensure 111 calls have the correct address since VoIP numbers are replacing fixed lines as a primary line.

I've got no idea about iTalk but 2talk will happily sign you up with one. You could also sign up for VFX but you would have to give an address and contact details within the 09 area, they will not break the rules and issue you one if you aren't residing within the LCA.

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  Reply # 314097 2-Apr-2010 08:53
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Not SIP VoiP, but if you use skype, SkypeIn Might help as well (I saw nothing thay would prevent you from signing up from the UK)


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  Reply # 324465 28-Apr-2010 23:12
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I lived in NZ when i signed up for iTalk but then moved to the UK for 9 months. It worked fine for me while I lived there. Call back home had good quality, but calling in the UK was hard - i guess the data went from the UK to NZ and back to the UK.

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  Reply # 324633 29-Apr-2010 11:51
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Heh to make a call to it would be going UK > US > NZ > US > UK... would be best to just receive calls and use a local service for local calls.

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