June 18, 2019, 06:31:40 pm *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
News:
 
   Forum Home   Search Login Register OBiTALK  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: Hawaii DID Numbers  (Read 222395 times)
Lavarock7
Hero Member
*****
Posts: 532



« on: June 10, 2015, 08:07:33 am »

Many Voip services do not offer Hawaii (area code 808) numbers. Voip.Ms does and their rates are quite cheap considering.

Often some of the islands will be listed as "carrier order" which will take a little while to acquire and at a slightly higher cost. Alternatively, nobody seems to know which island a particular number is on so you could choose any island. HawaiianTel, which will nickle and dime you on every service offers unlimited dialing on your own island and an upcharge to dial the rest of the state. This is why many people just use cellphones or Voip. So you might consider getting a telephone number of your own island just to help out those poor souls stuck with expensive onisland calling from HawaiianTel.
Logged

My websites: Kona Coffee: http://ItsKona.Com and Web Hosting: http://PlanetAloha.Info
A simplified Voip explanation: http://voip.planet-aloha.com
OzarkEdge
Full Member
***
Posts: 182


« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2015, 09:21:00 am »

Oh to have such trouble in paradise!  Smiley

OE
Logged

SteveInWA
Hero Member & Beta Tester
*****
Posts: 5582



« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2017, 04:01:47 am »

Very old topic, but in case anyone's interested, I was able to obtain a Wailuku (Maui) number for my buddy over there, from Callcentric.  Level 3 is the CLEC hosting the number on 808-495.  As with voip.ms, CC had to order it, but it only took a few days.  Crystal-clear calling, thanks to his OBi attached to cable internet service.
Logged

--Steve

Google Voice Forum Product Expert

https://support.google.com/voice/community
aprilrussell
Newbie
*
Posts: 1


« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2018, 08:39:03 pm »

Amazing Information! It is really so useful information. Thanks for share.
Logged

free run 3 online, five nights at freddy's game demo
Lavarock7
Hero Member
*****
Posts: 532



« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2018, 02:37:23 am »

Voip.Ms has new 808 numbers but cannot port in various ones. When I asked it came down to their supplier not having a presence in certain central offices, where Callcentric did.

So I have a neighbor who cannot port their existing 808 number into Vpoip.Ms but can get a new one with them. CallCentric said they could port that same number into their service.
Logged

My websites: Kona Coffee: http://ItsKona.Com and Web Hosting: http://PlanetAloha.Info
A simplified Voip explanation: http://voip.planet-aloha.com
ariana
Newbie
*
Posts: 1


« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2019, 09:16:55 pm »

This is very interesting information. Thank you for sharing. To be sure your suggestions will help me thank you
Logged

Lavarock7
Hero Member
*****
Posts: 532



« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2019, 10:41:22 pm »

On the Big Island for example, all telephone numbers report as the town named Hilo (the county seat) even though we may be 100 miles drive from there.

Our only area code is 808 and only people with landlines worry about what city the call goes to. The exception is the local landline company has massive long distance rates to call other islands.

These rates show that they are really ripping people off.

http://www.hawaiiantel.com/Residential/Homephone/CallingPlans/tabid/1380/Default.aspx

So with Voip.Ms I pay 80 cents a month for the phone number and pay per minute.

A call to anywhere is like a penny a minute. Calling the UK is about 1.5 cents a minute.
Logged

My websites: Kona Coffee: http://ItsKona.Com and Web Hosting: http://PlanetAloha.Info
A simplified Voip explanation: http://voip.planet-aloha.com
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC