Legal Question in Telecomm Law in Iowa

I'm currently looking into the possibility of transferring my cell phone # to a voice over IP address and I called my cell phone provider, like I was requested to do from my possible voice over ip service provider, and cell provider told me that they have my current # through a 3rd party reseller and so they can't release the cell phone #.

Is this legal? I thought I was able to transfer that # at anytime. After all I thought that it was mine not anyone else's.


Asked on 12/13/10, 7:11 am

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Robert Luedeman solo practitioner
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I do not think you have a property right in the number-the company lets you use it. What's wrong with cancelling your cell phone contract and getting another number?

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Answered on 12/19/10, 8:32 pm

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