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Save Money With Number Porting from DBS Telecoms
For small businesses, every penny counts at the moment, which is why DBS are offering number porting, which could save you money on your 0800 freephone number or other numbers.
By: David Clarke
Their Director, David Clarke, cares very much about helping small businesses, particularly as we are still getting through tough economic times. This is why DBS now offer number porting.
“If you already own an 0800, 0808, 0844, 0845 or 0870 number, then we may be able to help you save money by offering you a better rate through number porting” says Clarke. “Number porting simply means transferring your phone number from your existing carrier to us. Many people do this because they find it easier and more convenient to receive just one bill rather than having freephone numbers from lots of different providers. Others do it to save money. Either way, we can port your phone numbers to us with no disruption or fuss to you. You still get to keep the same number, so that you don’t have to give out a new number to everyone you deal with, change any adverts, or worry that there are customers out there with the wrong number for you. All that changes is that you save money, and you are billed by us instead of the carrier you are with now”
If you get your number from any of the following carriers, DBS are able to port your number:
• Cable & Wireless
However, if the name on top of your phone bill doesn’t match any of the names above, it doesn’t mean that DBS can’t port your number, as most of these carriers have "resellers" of their services. If your reseller is connected to any of these carriers then DBS should still be able to port your number. If in doubt, give DBS a call about it. “Our telecoms department is very friendly and always ready to do whatever they can to help you” says Clarke.
In order to find out if they can save you money, DBS need to be sure that they can port your number, and also need to see a recent phone bill for the number you want to port. You can either fill in the form on the number porting section of the DBS website, or give them a call. You can fax them a bill using a freefax number, so it won’t cost you to make the enquiry. Once they know that they are able to port your phone number and save you money, they need your authority to do it. Instructions on how to do this can be found on the number porting section of the DBS website. Once the forms are completed, the switchover usually takes place over night, and the owner of the number doesn’t notice it has happened.
To find out more about DBS, visit their website: http://www.dbs-
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