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Re: Moved But Want to Keep Phone Number
Sun, 16 Jan 2005 06:54:04 -0800

Switch carriers in Oregon with an Oregon dealer. It is *local* number
portability. wrote:

> I've recently moved from Oregon to California. So far I have been
> using my Oregon cellular phone in Califonria without incident. When
> my contract expires though, I plan to switch carriers. From what I've
> read about cellular phone number portability, it appears that a cell
> phone dealer in California will not let me keep the same telephone
> number if it's not local. Has anyone experienced otherwise?

> Can I:

> 1) Go back to Oregon, find some dealer and sign up and keep the same
> number by using a friend's address?

> 2) Better yet, go to a dealer in California, and ask to sign up but
> keep my Oregon number by providing an Oregon address?

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