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Top message:  porting & t mobile vs. at&t wireless by gsinccom   Feb 4, 2004, 6:35 PM

Replying to:  Re: porting & t mobile vs. at&t wireless by southwestcomm   Feb 4, 2004, 8:49 PM

Re: porting & t mobile vs. at&t wireless

by TMGuru    Feb 4, 2004, 10:26 PM

On T-Mobile's network, and on every other one I've seen, the name does have to be the same to transfer a number from one name to another. The possibilities of fraud are far to great for this to be possible. If it can be transferred to a different name, people can possibly accept/transfer responsibility without proper documentation. The bill is requested to make sure all the information on the acct is correct. For instance, if there is a middle name on your old AT&T service, but not one on your new T-Mobile account you're trying to create, the number transfer won't go through. I know this is true because I deal with it on a daily basis.

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