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*228 OTA Programming Now Verizon Style

Discussion in 'Alltel Forum' started by KyleAndMelissa22, May 20, 2009.

  1. KyleAndMelissa22

    KyleAndMelissa22 Woot Woot, Splat !!!
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    I called *228 yesterday for activating an added line to my account and I heard:

    "Welcome to over the air programming, this call is airtime free.
    To program your phone press 1. To update your roaming capabilities 2."

    It's the same menu & style as VZW.

    No more, "Thank you for calling Alltel, to upgrade your phone's roaming service press 2 now,
    to activate your phone press 3 now."

    The prompt to activate the phone changed from 3 to 1.

    The thing is, I'm divested and should not be hearing the Verizon lady giving me instructions for a
    Verizon PRL update, or is this just the new or temporary Alltel OTA menu?
     
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  2. MrObvious

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    Mine is still the Alltel voice but the options are 1 and 2 also. Odd.
     
  3. bikebryan

    bikebryan Senior Member
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    The switches are being upgraded by Regions. Not all areas have been switched to the new OTA programming menu.

    It doesn't matter whether you are Divested or Non-Divested in this change.
     

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