Forwarding my land line question

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Copper Contributor
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Forwarding my land line question

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Can I have my land line cancelled but have my land line number permanently forwarded to my cell  phone without changing my cell phone number? If so what's the cost?

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Nickel Contributor
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I'm pretty sure you can set up your calls to your landline to forward to another number after disconnection. There is a cost and I don't think it's permanent. If you have a Verizon white pages I'm almost positive I read about this service in the beginning section.

 

I'm sure after a period of time Verizon or some other company would want to use your landline phone #.

 

I'm wondering just out of curiosity if someone could disconnect their landline and port the number over to a cell phone?

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Copper Contributor
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That's what I'm wanting to know myself... you done a lot better job of explaning it... thanks! Just to be clear though I want to keep my existing cell phone number as well.
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Nickel Contributor
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We can do what's called an 'incercept' - meaning calls sent to your old number get a message with a number to call you at.

It lasts about six months, or however long it takes for your number to be recycled back into the pool of available BTNs.

 


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Message Edited by KaLin on 07-19-2009 03:38 PM
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