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port a number from basic talk home service

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port a number from basic talk home service

I want to port my number from basic talk to comcast I called comcast and they said they cant but idk y any help or answers?

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Re: port a number from basic talk home service


will412 wrote:

I want to port my number from basic talk to comcast I called comcast and they said they cant but idk y any help or answers?


For Comcast, or any company, to port your number Basic Talk would need to release it.

The law only requires landline phone companies and wireless phone companies to allow phone numbers to be released to other companies.

VOIP companies can refuse if they choose to.

I've never heard of Comcast refusing to release a number.

Call Basic Talk and ask them if they will release the number to be ported.

Years ago I tried to have my phone number ported from a VOIP to AT&T, and the VOIP company refused and there was nothing I could do.  I contacted the FCC and they told me that the law doesn't apply to the VOIP companies.