PORT YOU CURRENT NUMBER TO CALLHIPPO
Transferring your virtual phone number from your current service provider to a new service provider is Number Porting. The reason why people port numbers instead of buying a new number is because it helps you use your current phone number and also allows you to use the benefits offered by the new service provider.
Advantages of Virtual Phone Number Portability:
- The best known advantage of number portability is the fact that you get to keep your existing phone number.
- Get a better set of services when you port your number to another service provider
- You don’t have to give information to your customers about changing your number.
- You don’t lose your valuable customers because they have lack of knowledge about your new number.
How much does it cost for number portability?
For porting numbers in the US and Canada, it is free, although it is available only to premium accounts. For porting numbers that are outside the US and Canada circle, there is a one-time charge.
How long does it take to port a number at CallHippo?
The duration of Number Portability differs across different carriers. Once we receive the necessary documents from you, it will take about 3 to 4 weeks to complete the process. Inform your carrier of your decision to port your number to expedite the process.
Can I use the SMS and voice facility immediately after the porting?
Once the number portability is completed, you can use the voice-related services immediately.
How do I port my number to CallHippo?
To port a particular number, you have to show that you are the owner of numbers that you would like to port for which we require documents that include a signed copy of the Letter of Authorization and your latest phone bill. To make the number portability happen, ensure that the account information of the numbers that you want to port are sent to the support team along with digital copies of the documents.
*Number portability means number port-in.