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PostPosted: Thu Aug 17, 2006 9:36 pm    Post subject: Must escape Sprint/Embarq in NJ - Can't port number Reply with quote Back to top

Hello, I was surprised today to find that I couldn't port my New Jersey Sprint/Embarq numbers (6 of them) to Vonage. Once again, Sprint has a stranglehold on the phone lines that my small business relies on.

Is there anything I can do to make Sprint give up my numbers to Vonage? I'll be calling the headquarters (right up the street from me) tomorrow. Isn't there a federal law allowing customers to move their numbers?!

No other Voip service that I've seen can do what Vonage would give to my business: bring the number to different locations, rollover/hunt to other numbers in different exchanges, etc. Maybe my local cable company's phone service will work, but they probably don't have all the necessary features.

I must get away from Sprint/Embarq. After years of service interruption, wasting my time, and costing a fortune, I must find a way to take my business phone numbers from Sprint to my new physical location. Any ideas?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 17, 2006 10:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Are you in Northern New Jersey? If you are then you are totally out of luck. Vonage's closest CLEC partner in that area is in NY, and as they are in a different state there is no legal obligation on Sprint's end to release your number. Many people have tried and none have succeeded, Sprint simply will not release those numbers and there is nothing Vonage can do.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 2:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Thank you for confirming my plight. I plan to file an FCC complaint against Sprint/Embarq. This action actually got someone's attention the last time I was forced to use it.

With this complaint, I will cite the examples of of blatant customer abuse that I am still receiving from Sprint/Embarq. Requested my DSL be disconnected and they broke my dialtone, requested my long distance be switched and they continued charging me $2/min even after a request to stop, etc.

However, is the lack of CLEC agreement the fault of Vonage? Are they not willing to pay money to Sprint/Embarq for the ability to compete? Even so, there's a law saying I can port my number, I should be able to port my number.

Who remembers: "We don't care because we don't HAVE to care!!"
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

FireFox31 wrote:
However, is the lack of CLEC agreement the fault of Vonage? Are they not willing to pay money to Sprint/Embarq for the ability to compete? Even so, there's a law saying I can port my number, I should be able to port my number.


No, it is not Vonage fault. Sprint is not a CLEC, they are the ILEC or incumbent local exchange carrier. CLEC's are companies that you have probably not heard of Xo, Focal, Telcove, PaeTec among others. They are companies who have equipment in the local CO. This is what is required by the letter of the law to have the company port a number to another company, a presence in that rate center or CO. Now Sprint has a lock on all of Northern NJ so there are no CLEC's available for Vonage to partner with in this area.
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