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PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 8:49 pm    Post subject: Can I intentionally delay porting? Reply with quote Back to top

I'm interested in switching to Vonage and moving my number, but I'd like to try Vonage first. Make sure I can get my DirecTV to work, call quiality, etc... I've read it's hard (impossible?) to switch you number back out of Vonage so I want to be sure before I commit to porting.

What's the best way to do this? Sign up to transfer my number and somehow (?) delay the process? Or can I sign up for a new number now and port my existing land-line later?

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 9:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I've also signed up for Vonage with the intent of porting my landline number in a week or a month after I'm convinced that my uplink bandwidth is reliable enough. The Vonage service facilitates this.

There's an option in the Vonage account pages to change your phone number, and in that process you can choose to assign your existing landline number to Vonage.

I got a new number when I signed up for Vonage, and then got call forwarding on my landline to forward all calls to the Vonage number. If Vonage doesn't work out I can easily back out and be back where I was. If it works I'll port the landline number over.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 10:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

You can always port your number to Vonage later. Just sign up and tell Vonage that you want them to assign you a new number. After trying it out and being sure that it will work for you can use the website to "change your number" and initiate a port of your number.

I believe they will charge you about $10 to port your number over later. The porting is free if you do it when you sign up but they charge you if you change your number later.

I guess you could also sign up, request your number be ported over, but not send in the LOA right away. They can not begin the transfer until you give them authorization to transfer it.

I would just sign up with a new number and port later.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 12:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Thanks... I figured you could do something like that, suprised the topic isn't covered very well on vonage's FAQ's...

Looks like I'll do the online sign up this weekend, and if all goes well port my number in a few weeks...

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 1:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

It is probably also a good idea to make sure your internet connection is up to Voip before signing up. If you have not already done so I would check out the test at http://www.testyourvoip.com or http://www.vonage-forum.com/voip-speed-test.html

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2006 12:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

VERY simple. Vonage does not start the transfer until AFTER the eLOA is received back to Vonage. Just don't complete it - however, be aware that Vonage will 'auto cancel' the request after 30 days if the LOA is not received.
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