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    Call 08456 from mobile rip-off
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    • 19th Sep 09, 10:01 PM
    Call 08456 from mobile rip-off 19th Sep 09 at 10:01 PM
    Hello folks,

    I called my bank (First Direct) on their only published number (08456... etc) from my mobile on Saturday. I could have called from a landline, but the mobile was more convenient at that moment, and who cares I've got lots of inclusive minutes etc...

    Anyhow, it turns out that a 22 minute call cost me 3.80, and I've still got lots of inclusive minutes left.

    A call to an 08456 number from a landline would be cheaper than most geographic numbers.

    So what is going on here?

    I cannot think of any logical reason why calls from a mobile to an 08456 number cost so much money.

    Can anybody explain?

    Thanks.
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