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Verizon won't port my copper landline phone number to Verizon FiOS

Verizon won't port my copper landline phone number to Verizon FiOS

Contributor WillieD
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎10-04-2012
Message 1 of 2

I am in Manhattan and have had a copper landline serviced by Verizon for over 20 years.  About 6 years ago, I switched to IDT because it was much cheaper.  But it is still a Verizon CO and Verizon employees who have come to service the line.


I am now getting set to activate Verizon FiOS phone service, but the agent has notified me that the database will not allow the phone number to be ported over.  (I did a quick check on the Vonage website and saw that it would be permitted there).


I had consulted this forum and found a very similar situation, with apparent solution:



but the specifics of the solution were not listed.


Thank you all for any assistance!




Willie D

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Registered: ‎01-06-2011
Message 2 of 2

We sent you a message on our private support board to assist you and we did not receive a response.  Please repost the issue if you are still experiencing a problem so that we may assist you.  Tonya C.

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