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Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

Home Phone Number ported to PM

Anyone ported their home phone number to PM.

I know it should take around 2 business days, but in reality, how much time does it took you?

Oracle

Re: Home Phone Number ported to PM

@pcouturier I have not ported a home number, but i heard it could take upto 7 business days. I believe @srlawren ported his home number. He can chime in for more details. 


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Oracle

Re: Home Phone Number ported to PM

@pcouturier, I have ported a traditional land line to a cellular service long time ago.  The process did take exactly 48 hours.  The reason why it took so long was Bell held back the port so their agent can have time to contact me to do last minute sales pitch.  When I decline, the port completed very shortly thereafter.  It could be coincidence that the sales call came around the 48th hours.  Howevever, the conspiracy theorist side of me thinks not.  Anyway to be on the safe side, assume 48 hours.  That said, the old service will continue to function right up to porting completion.  When signing up with Public Mobile, choose a new number first to complete the activation.  Then select number transfer after account set up.  This will minimize service disruptions with the old phone number. 

Town Hero / Héro de la Ville

Re: Home Phone Number ported to PM

Sometimes, people say "land line/home phone" but it's really voice over IP (VoIP) service, which uses internet bandwidth to transmit and receive web traffic. IIRC, VoIP numbers typically take the longest to port into say a cell plan.

Mayor / Maire

Re: Home Phone Number ported to PM


@NDesai wrote:

@pcouturier I have not ported a home number, but i heard it could take upto 7 business days. I believe @srlawren ported his home number. He can chime in for more details. 


@NDesai thanks for the tag, but no I have not personally done that.  


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