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I want to dump Fairpoint home telephone service..Is there another phone company i can go to?
i live in central maine and want to get rid of Fairpoint home telephone service
how can i fins out what other telephone services there are in my area?
i almost never use the home telephone any longer, but i want to keep it active. i dont need it to make long distance calls
- Carl NLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
For some number of $$ you can port your number to a VoIP service company. The history of your loser (baknrupt) telephone company is legendary. In fact, I think I owned a couple of shares of it before they went toes up as I got a split from my Verizon (nee GTE) stock into Fairpoint. In fact, come to think of it, the only valid stock I own from that spit is a few shares of Frontier added to my Vz stock :-)
Anyway, try wading through the CLEC offerings here with your own city http://www.google.com/search?q=clec+providers+in+M...
After that, try Phone Power, Ooma, Vonage, etc. to see if Level 3 serves your city. You can get a list of exchanges at http://www.nanpa.com/ and look for your city and the ownership of the companies.
- ?Lv 45 years ago
Sorry to hear that, it's the same with my Niece at the moment. She's 2 and did call the police! it was rather amusing. As for the phone problem contact BT or your phone company and ask to have a code put on the phone. It means that you can't dial out any number except for maybe 999 unless you input the code, I know it doesn't meet your exact specification but it's the best I can suggest.
- 9 years ago
Pioneer Telephone, who has always been known as one of the best discount long distance carriers in the US, offers local phone service in Portland, because that's where they are located. I went and looked at the site, and using area code 207-797, which is in Portland, they had local plans that were less than $20 per month. http://www.calling-plans.com/pioneer-telephone/