Can You Switch A Cell Number Between Cambodian Phone Companies?

Interior of a bright yellow Smartstore in Siem Reap.

PC: Hello, I want to know if I can switch my Metfone cell number to Smart Mobile?

Smart Rep: Yes, we can do. What number you have now?

PC: 0972 XXX XXX

Smart Rep: Yes sir, we have it, 0872 XXX XXX

PC: But that’s not the same number…

Smart Rep: Yes it is sir, same number on Smart.

PC: But I need the exact same number…

Smart Rep: Is same number sir.

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