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Topic # 59840 13-Apr-2010 13:31
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Hi Guys

Just after some info.

I want to get a voip DND in Chch to use for mostly incoming calls so I have another number apart from the telecom one.

I have a Billion 7404 VGP-M router so its no problem to hook it up with my existing (australian) voip number.

Anyone recommend the cheapest/best/most reliable place to get a DND? preferably where I dont have to go on a plan or anything as it will be pretty much for incoming calls only.

I can get one from Oz for AU$5.00 a year but wondering if I can get a cheaper one here?

Thanks




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  Reply # 317788 13-Apr-2010 13:38
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I think you mean DDI.... DND = Do Not Disturb




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  Reply # 317795 13-Apr-2010 13:43
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OOPS. I actually meant DID - Direct In Dial. But yeah I stuffed up lol




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  Reply # 317804 13-Apr-2010 13:51
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Lol me too... DDI or DID Wink




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Reply # 317853 13-Apr-2010 14:34
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maverick, will WxC do an inbound number only without the customer having a number in that region?

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  Reply # 317858 13-Apr-2010 14:38
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Yes we do

Part of the advanced feature set, must have a VFX line though

http://www.xnet.co.nz/vfx/advanced.shtml

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Enables you to have up to ten phone numbers assigned to your account - each with a distinctive ring pattern. Alternate Numbers are assigned by WorldxChange. Please contact Sales for more information.

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  Reply # 317866 13-Apr-2010 15:04
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must have a VFX line though


And what would this be? Would I already have one?

How would I know?




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  Reply # 317895 13-Apr-2010 16:18
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No worries thanks Mateys.

I will grab one for AU$5 a year from OZ and use that. seems a lot easier.




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  Reply # 317898 13-Apr-2010 16:24
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$5/year? I don't think you're going to get much cheaper than that :)






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  Reply # 317946 13-Apr-2010 17:53
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no probably not.
but didnt really know what the VOIP was like in NZ so I thought I would ask.




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  Reply # 317947 13-Apr-2010 17:56
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Who's offering $5 per year?



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  Reply # 317956 13-Apr-2010 18:04
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If you are a member of whirlpool.net.au forum you have access to special plans from MyNetFone.

They have a plan that you only pay for calls you use. No monthly fee but you pay $5 a year for the DID.




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  Reply # 318256 14-Apr-2010 10:59
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MooPoo: If you are a member of whirlpool.net.au forum you have access to special plans from MyNetFone.

They have a plan that you only pay for calls you use. No monthly fee but you pay $5 a year for the DID.


Yep I use these guys for my Christchurchch DID, it's a very reasonable price. They don't seem to offer a NZ service anymore though, it's all in Australian $$s. Funny thing was when they did it was NZ 5c/min to call nationally, but if you were an Australian customer it would cost AU 2c/min to call New Zealand, even with the $NZ the way it is it still works out cheaper to be an Australian customer.

I've also noticed they've added a few more locations too, when I joined up it was just Auckland, Chch and Wellington, but they've now got Dunedin and a couple of other places.

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  Reply # 318259 14-Apr-2010 11:01
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MooPoo: If you are a member of whirlpool.net.au forum you have access to special plans from MyNetFone.

They have a plan that you only pay for calls you use. No monthly fee but you pay $5 a year for the DID.


Ahh yeah I forgot about the Whirlpool plan, I'd recommended it to a few people for their AU numbers.



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  Reply # 318399 14-Apr-2010 15:10
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meesham:
MooPoo: If you are a member of whirlpool.net.au forum you have access to special plans from MyNetFone.

They have a plan that you only pay for calls you use. No monthly fee but you pay $5 a year for the DID.


They don't seem to offer a NZ service anymore though, it's all in Australian $$s.


There is some benefit about being Australian :). I still have an Aussie bank account and credit card. 




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  Reply # 318587 15-Apr-2010 00:54
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MooPoo:
There is some benefit about being Australian :). I still have an Aussie bank account and credit card. 


Yep I moved over here from across the pond too :) All of my customers are still over there so I get paid in $AU, I'm definitely not complaining about the current exchange rate!

One thing to watch out for when ordering from MyNetFone is if you're not already a customer they'll want a contact number to call and verify your details. They definitely call you too, I ordered it last time I was back in Australia and used a friend's (Australian) mobile number.

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