|Re: Service Providers Recycling Phone Numbers|
Tue, 21 Feb 2006 17:03:10 -0500
> David Lazarus wrote:
>> Would you pay full price for a used cell phone number?
>> Chances are, you already have.
>> In a little-known industry practice, wireless service providers routinely
> Huh? The phone company has _always_ recycled phone numbers. The only
>> Cell phone companies say they need to do this because there just aren't
> It's certainly true that there aren't enough numbers to go around.
> However, I do feel 30 days is not enough delay time. Because one has
Hey, when I moved to Raleigh, NC in 88 I was given the old number of a
> [some techie suprised phone numbers don't last forever.]
>> Therre said he called Sprint and was told by a service rep that he
> Obviously when any business closes out an account, it must close out
> It appears companies that use new technologies are so quick to start
> Imagine you sit down at a restaurant and your check includes food
I've had someone in the restaurant business tell me that's exactly
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