Can I Take My Wireless Phone Number to Another Carrier?

You may be able to transfer, or "port", your wireless phone number to another carrier. If you port a number from Verizon Wireless, they will treat it as though you asked Verizon Wireless to cancel your Service for that number. After the porting is completed, you won't be able to use the service for that number, but you'll remain responsible for all fees and charges through the end of that billing cycle, just like any other cancellation. If you're a Prepaid customer, you won't be entitled to a refund of any balance on your account. If you port a number to Verizon Wireless, please be aware that Verizon Wireless may not be able to provide some services right away, such as 911 location services. You don't have any rights to your wireless phone number, except for any right you may have to port it.

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