06-23-2010, 04:32 AM
| | Re: retaining cell # from boost to sprint
In article <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
> hi - currently a sprint customer considering switching to boost. i was
> told by a cellular dealer that porting my # from sprint to boost is easy
> but if it doesn't work out and i want to switch back to sprint (i'm off
> contract) it's more difficult to retain my number.
> is this true? doesn't seem to make sense especially in light of the fact
> that boost is using an older sprint network.
It shouldn't be true. Legally, they can't make it more difficult.
Realistically, if Sprint played this game, they'd piss off customers
moving from prepaid to postpaid (which IIRC means higher monthly revenue
to Sprint) and lose them to other carriers.
Steve Sobol, Victorville, California, USA sjsobol@JustThe.net