Moving, need new BC number, want to call forward old number

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Moving, need new BC number, want to call forward old number

Hi

 

I'm moving from Montreal to Vancouver.  I need a new local number in BC for my buzzer etc.  However, I will be getting important phone calls for the next month or so on my old Montreal number.  I want to call forward my old number to my new number for a month.  Does Fido offer this serrvice?

 

If not, I know that VOIP.ms, a voip provider, is able to port my 514 Montreal number to their service, and then forward it to my new number.  However, I don't want Fido to interpret this as me cancelling my contract service etc.  If I did this, I don't know when to initiate it.  They probably won't let me port "my" old number if I have already given it up I assume?

 

Thanks for the help  

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Re: Moving, need new BC number, want to call forward old number

What you need to do is activate a new line on your Fido account and associate a Vancouver number to it. You can then port your Montreal line to VOIP.ms. Note that your services associated to the Montreal line will be lost, and if there is a Tab on that line, it will be canceled. Once the port is complete you can proceed with the call forwarding.

 

Hope that answers your question Smiley

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Re: Moving, need new BC number, want to call forward old number

What you need to do is activate a new line on your Fido account and associate a Vancouver number to it. You can then port your Montreal line to VOIP.ms. Note that your services associated to the Montreal line will be lost, and if there is a Tab on that line, it will be canceled. Once the port is complete you can proceed with the call forwarding.

 

Hope that answers your question Smiley



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Re: Moving, need new BC number, want to call forward old number

No idea what that means of if it Evan applies. Far to technical an answer for me. Jeff

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Hey Jgabura!

 

Need some help?

 



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