Number Port Rejected Reasons

Was Your Number Port Rejected? Here are 8 Reasons Why

  Transferring your business number to a new service provider shouldn’t take a lot of time or trouble. Sometimes, however, number porting turns into a giant headache. When you’re transferring your number to a new provider, the last thing you want to hear is, “The port was rejected.”   What does porting your number mean? Simply put, when you change service providers for your phone service, porting your number refers to keeping the same number you had with your previous carrier. Businesses prefer to port their number rather than accept a new one to minimize disruption for their clients or customers. Sometimes, a number simply can’t get ported. According to the FCC, “If you are moving to a new geographic area, you may not be able to keep your current phone number when changing providers. Also, some rural wireline service providers may obtain waivers for the porting requirement from state …

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What Happens While Your Number is Being Ported?

  What is the first concern you have when switching phone service providers? It probably won’t take you long to answer. You’re probably going to be worried about what is going on with your long-held business phone number while your new provider is porting it into the service. There is actually nothing to worry about, and here’s what you need to know about the process.   Your Number is Still Yours One of the more common misconceptions about porting a phone number is that the new provider takes ownership of the number. You absolutely retain ownership of your number, and the FCC guarantees that your provider will allow you to transfer your number out if you decide to switch again to another service provider. Your number is your number. The thing that is being transferred during a port is merely the phone service from one carrier to another; ownership is …

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Porting a Phone Number to a New Provider: An Introduction

So you’ve decided to transfer your business number to a new provider. Most likely, you’re apprehensive about a few things, and you’re certainly not the only one. Anytime when it is very important that you don’t lose your current number—whether for professional or personal reasons—you are going to be concerned about the transfer. Most of the apprehension concerning the porting of your number to another provider is due to a lack of knowledge, which is why we are providing this series on the process of porting a phone number. To start, let’s go over the most common concerns about transferring a phone number to a new provider. There’s no guarantee that you’ll be able to keep your number, and you just have to hope that your new provider lets you. Let’s clear this up right now: You can absolutely keep your number, no matter who the provider is that you’re …

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