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cameronNZ

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#91334 11-Oct-2011 18:27
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I have a quick question to someone who can help me out with a little solution.

I have someone I want to help out with switching to 2 Degrees Business.

They currently have a mobile plan with Vodafone and 2 Free2Call (0800) number terminating to the VF mobile number.

There is a locked discussion on here where someone wanted to port to 2 Degrees and mentioned that he might try WxC. Another user also mentioned that he could keep his 0800 number with Vodafone and have it terminate on the 2 Degrees network. Can someone please tell me if this is actually possible? In theory, the account with VF is not closing, just the mobile number is porting out and the terminating mobile number is remaining the same. The 0800 number should be billed to the customer just the same I would think.

Has anyone actually tried doing this yet?

I'd greatly appreciate any help anyone can provide.

Thanks,

Cameron. 

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  #532051 11-Oct-2011 18:32
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Contact 2degreescare here on Geekzone via PM. POB can get this query to the right place fast

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  #532053 11-Oct-2011 18:34
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Hi Cameron

A free2call number can terminate to any number on any network in NZ

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  #532056 11-Oct-2011 18:39
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Thank you John!

Great to hear. 

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  #532125 11-Oct-2011 22:05
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The catch is that *we* cannot provide you with the 0800 number. You would need to have another provider setup the number for you, pointing at your 2degrees mobile number.




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  #532164 12-Oct-2011 00:00
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Hi C,

I can get this sorted for you to land the number where ever you want it - 2Deg.

Just PM me your details and we can get it sorted quick enough.

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  #532299 12-Oct-2011 12:14
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If you want one of our Business Team to give your friend a call, please PM their details and I'll pass it on.

Cheers
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  #532324 12-Oct-2011 13:13
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I moved my 0800 number from Vodafone to WxC when I moved my 021 number to 2degrees, because the information I had at the time said 2degrees couldn't support 0800 numbers. It turns out that's incorrect, but 2degrees can't do the whole job. WxC can, and it works fine. Minimum charge $7/month or so.

 
 
 
 


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  #532348 12-Oct-2011 14:09
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SaltyNZ: The catch is that *we* cannot provide you with the 0800 number. You would need to have another provider setup the number for you, pointing at your 2degrees mobile number.


Thanks Salty. The 0800 numbers are already provisioned on VF so I think it must just be a matter of porting his mobile out. 

DonGould: Hi C, 

I can get this sorted for you to land the number where ever you want it - 2Deg. 

Just PM me your details and we can get it sorted quick enough. 


 
Thanks Don. I do have contacts with VF so I can get this done. I just needed to check that this could be done first. Are you working with 2 Degrees or Vodafone?

2DegreesCare: If you want one of our Business Team to give your friend a call, please PM their details and I'll pass it on. 

Cheers 
^POB


It's okay mate. I am a Business Consultant/Account Manager for a 2 Degrees Dealer. I actually used to work for VF in Hamilton before I switched. I just never came across something like this. haha. I do have a question for you though.. What/who is POB? I've seen it here, Facebook and Twitter.

(This is my first time multi-quoting here on Geekzone. Apologies if I muddled it up)

BR,

Cam  

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  #532350 12-Oct-2011 14:12
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timmmay: I moved my 0800 number from Vodafone to WxC when I moved my 021 number to 2degrees, because the information I had at the time said 2degrees couldn't support 0800 numbers. It turns out that's incorrect, but 2degrees can't do the whole job. WxC can, and it works fine. Minimum charge $7/month or so.


Thanks Timmmay!

I have looked into this option however WxC charges more than VF for mobile-mobile calling. It still could be cheaper but it would also be easier to just leave the Free2Call number as they are. Cheers anyway bud! 

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  #532351 12-Oct-2011 14:12
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An 0800 number is not a physical number as such, it's only a virtual number that always points to a psysical number to terminate.

It makes no difference who your 0800 and mobile are with, the advantage of being with Vodafone however is you get great pricing for termination on a Vodafone mobile.

  

 

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  #532352 12-Oct-2011 14:13
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cameronNZ:
timmmay: I moved my 0800 number from Vodafone to WxC when I moved my 021 number to 2degrees, because the information I had at the time said 2degrees couldn't support 0800 numbers. It turns out that's incorrect, but 2degrees can't do the whole job. WxC can, and it works fine. Minimum charge $7/month or so.


Thanks Timmmay!

I have looked into this option however WxC charges more than VF for mobile-mobile calling. It still could be cheaper but it would also be easier to just leave the Free2Call number as they are. Cheers anyway bud! 


I don't use WxC to call out. If anyone calls my 0800 number WxC sends the call to my 2degrees cellphone. I get charged for the incoming call to WxC and the connection outward to 2degrees. Since i'm a relatively low user that's fine.

Vodafone has a great deal with 50c/minute flat rate with no minimums.

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It's okay mate. I am a Business Consultant/Account Manager for a 2 Degrees Dealer. I actually used to work for VF in Hamilton before I switched. I just never came across something like this. haha. I do have a question for you though.. What/who is POB? I've seen it here, Facebook and Twitter.

(This is my first time multi-quoting here on Geekzone. Apologies if I muddled it up)

BR,

Cam  


Hi Cam

It's my initials, I try (and I stress the word try) to help 2° customers on here and the other forums. ;)


Cheers
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  #532365 12-Oct-2011 14:32
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Awesome stuff! Well it's gonna be handy having you here :) Nice to meet you POB!

Cheers,

Cam. 

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  #532504 12-Oct-2011 20:06
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cameronNZ:
Thanks Don. I do have contacts with VF so I can get this done. I just needed to check that this could be done first. Are you working with 2 Degrees or Vodafone?


Neither.  I'm a 2Talk reseller and I can sort an 0800 to hit your mobile, land line or what ever you need.

D




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  #532528 12-Oct-2011 21:06
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DonGould:
cameronNZ:
Thanks Don. I do have contacts with VF so I can get this done. I just needed to check that this could be done first. Are you working with 2 Degrees or Vodafone?


Neither.  I'm a 2Talk reseller and I can sort an 0800 to hit your mobile, land line or what ever you need.

D


Great! I will discuss these options with him and see how we go. Could be in touch :)

Thanks. 

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