I am in the process of availing of the SMART Telecom offer. Today I
discovered some very disturbing information. If I am to avail of this
product I will have to have a change of phone number. The matter is
currently under consideration in the High Court with the case being
perused by ComReg. Now before people start taking issue with the product
please consider how this affects competition in the telecoms market. I
can change mobile provider and hold onto my number but not broadband if
I change network provider.
1) Anyone else aware of this? (of course no SMART advertising will
mention this problem)
2) Its the sort of Tech thing his list should be upset over and how can
we organise an opinion to express.
Having lived in the sidelines of this list for a long time I am only
too aware of how certain significant personalities on the list can not
avail of any broadband product. Here we have a clear case of Eircom
behaving badly when the competition are prepared to try and unbundle the
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