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Cell Numbers Become Portable Nationwide
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Cell Numbers Become Portable Nationwide

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Cell Numbers Become Portable Nationwide

Cell Numbers Become Portable Nationwide
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Beginning Monday, cell phone portability goes national, extending the option of keeping the same phone number after changing wireless carriers. The rules, which went into effect last November, initially benefited only customers in the nation's 100 largest urban areas. NPR's Howard Berkes reports.

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