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FYI Ptel Mobile & GIV Mobile Closing 31 Jan
« on: January 21, 2016, 05:02:55 PM »
I recently signed up with Ptel and after taking a while to port my existing Skype number, today I rec'd the following email on why they are no longer porting the number:

Isela Gonzalez (PTel Mobile)

Jan 21, 5:48 PM

Hello,

We are no longer processing ports for any numbers. Ptel Mobile and GIV Mobile will be discontinuing wireless service as of January 31,2016.

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Re: FYI Ptel Mobile & GIV Mobile Closing 31 Jan
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2016, 05:13:13 PM »
Announcement in the guide here.

Ongoing discussion on the subject here.

Prepaid Phone news article here.

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Re: FYI Ptel Mobile & GIV Mobile Closing 31 Jan
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2016, 05:21:31 PM »
Best claim a refund by disputing the charge through your credit card if you paid the the $15 but couldn't use it.

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Re: FYI Ptel Mobile & GIV Mobile Closing 31 Jan
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2016, 05:47:28 PM »
Best claim a refund by disputing the charge through your credit card if you paid the the $15 but couldn't use it.

I've seen one other post on another site that they haven't been reimbursed, thankfully I got a full month out of the deal so I'm not going to lose as much as many folks :-(

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Re: FYI Ptel Mobile & GIV Mobile Closing 31 Jan
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2016, 08:05:33 PM »
Best claim a refund by disputing the charge through your credit card if you paid the the $15 but couldn't use it.

I'm not going to begrudge a few extra bucks after the hundreds they've helped me save over the years. The crew working through the end to help port people out and field support calls need to be paid.

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Re: FYI Ptel Mobile & GIV Mobile Closing 31 Jan
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2016, 08:14:00 PM »
Best claim a refund by disputing the charge through your credit card if you paid the the $15 but couldn't use it.

I'm not going to begrudge a few extra bucks after the hundreds they've helped me save over the years. The crew working through the end to help port people out and field support calls need to be paid.

Yeah thats fair..