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same number on 2 separate sim

by advaitkunte / July 1, 2009 8:16 PM PDT

hi,
Is there any way to have the same number working on 2 separate sim's simultaneously so that i can use the same number on two phones. Is this legal? If there is any way how to do it?

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Re: SIM
by Kees Bakker / July 1, 2009 8:19 PM PDT

Ask your phone company. They put the number on the SIM-card. It's not something you can do yourself.

Quite understandable, by the way. Wouldn't you love to have the same phone number as, say, Brad Pitt or Angelina Jolie or Barack or Michelle Obama? It would be quite confusing if 1 million people did that, both for the person who phoned them and for the cellular networks.

Kees

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Not going to happen (n/t)
by Pepe7 / July 2, 2009 1:44 AM PDT

n/t

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Not a chance
by birdmantd Forum moderator / July 2, 2009 4:20 AM PDT

The reason you can't have two SIM cards with the same mobile # is that GSM was designed to only allow a single SIM # to be assigned to a single phone #.

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