The scenario is that we hardly ever use our landline for making calls, but still receive quite a few calls as we have had the same landline number for 25 years so it is well known by many friends and businesses.
What I would like to do is port this existing landline number to SIPGate so I can continue to receive inbound calls on the old number and make a limited number cost effective outbound calls. Doing this paves the way for a possible medium to long term move away from having a landline completely. (I am looking at WISP or 5G providers for my broadband).
But as I understand it, if I submit a request to get the landline number ported from Plusnet to SIPGate, this will result in Plusnet cancelling my combined broadband/phone contract. Is this the case? I can't seem to get an answer from Plusnet on this.
Is there a way around this and what sequence of steps would be needed? Has anyone faced a similar scenario and found a solution?
Thanks in advance for any enlightenment!!