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February 10, 2005

VOIP and your own number

These guys Lingo Broadband Phone Service Powered by Primus advertise that you can keep your phone number. I wonder how they do that? Gunna review it.

Posted by Martin at February 10, 2005 9:27 AM

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Maybe I am missing your point here....but the voip providers like lingo, vonage, etc., call all "port" your number from your landline carrier (Q, SBC, etc.). It takes awhile, like 2-3 weeks, but does work. In the meantime, they will assign you a temporary number from their bank of numbers so you can use the service.

Parkite

ps - It sure isn't easy to post to your blog if you use IE 6.0

Posted by: Parkite Author Profile Page at February 10, 2005 8:40 PM

Brought to you by NANPA/NPAC Local Number Portability - http://www.npac.com/LNP_Overview.htm

As with everything, there's a fee, and it's not even usage based -- ~$0.50 tax per phone line per month, whether or not you use LNP.

Posted by: troy Author Profile Page at February 11, 2005 2:24 PM

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