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Topic # 29581 12-Jan-2009 16:06
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Hi,

I know slingshot is owned by callplus and I know 2talk basically resell callplus services and numbers, so is it possible to buy an 0800 number through italk like it is with 2talk?

I'd like to get an 0800 and I understand I pay for the received calls.

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Barry




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  Reply # 189627 14-Jan-2009 20:36
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I would suggest just getting it with 2talk, it seems that all the QOS on slingshot works just as well with a 2talk number.

Best thing is being able to have the 0800 as your caller id when calling out.




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  Reply # 189633 14-Jan-2009 21:21
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richms: Best thing is being able to have the 0800 as your caller id when calling out.


Which is a really cool feature. I don't know of any other providers that let you do this.

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  Reply # 189637 14-Jan-2009 21:43
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yes, funnily enough telecom told me that it was impossible to have a 0800 show as caller id since its not a real number... Guess thats the problem with a legacy network like they have...




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  Reply # 190215 17-Jan-2009 18:50
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adamj: Which is a really cool feature. I don't know of any other providers that let you do this.


I don't think they're supposed to allow you to do it (hence why no-one else does). But a cool feature none the less.

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  Reply # 190676 20-Jan-2009 00:58
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Actually calling my telecom with a 021 number comes up 00800xxxxxx on it - obviously not going to work for a call back.

Outging is fine to telecom landlines and to orcon landlines so I guess its just a telecom mobile thing.




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