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    • Jon S
    • By Jon S 16th Feb 08, 12:48 PM
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    Do Sky charge for 0800 calls ?
    • #1
    • 16th Feb 08, 12:48 PM
    Do Sky charge for 0800 calls ? 16th Feb 08 at 12:48 PM
    Ive moved my calls to Sky for free evening and weekend calls.

    Does this include 0800 numbers as i cant find any info on this.

    thanks
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  • vibrantcolour
    • #2
    • 16th Feb 08, 12:52 PM
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    • 16th Feb 08, 12:52 PM
    i think you'll find 0800 numbers are freephone!!! all the time

    only mobile networks can charge for 0800, as they hv an infrastructure to support.

    anyway, if sky do, i think you need to report them to Ofcom.

    but assume not.
    • Jon S
    • By Jon S 16th Feb 08, 12:54 PM
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    • 16th Feb 08, 12:54 PM
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    • 16th Feb 08, 12:54 PM
    Thanks for the reply. Ive just done some more searching and found the price list on the sky website. And it is free..
  • greenstreetprince
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    • 17th Feb 08, 1:01 PM
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    • 17th Feb 08, 1:01 PM
    0800 is free from any landline calls provider
    • Heinz
    • By Heinz 17th Feb 08, 1:06 PM
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    • #5
    • 17th Feb 08, 1:06 PM
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    • 17th Feb 08, 1:06 PM
    Ive moved my calls to Sky for free evening and weekend calls.

    Does this include 0800 numbers as i cant find any info on this.
    Originally posted by Jon S
    If you're only using Sky as your CPS calls provider, play safe and prefix 0500, 0800 and 0808 calls with 1280 to send them via BT.
    Time has moved on (much quicker than it used to - or so it seems at my age) and my previous advice on residential telephony has been or is now gradually being overtaken by changes in the retail market. Hence, I have now deleted links to my previous 'pearls of wisdom'. I sincerely hope they helped save some of you money.
  • vibrantcolour
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    • 17th Feb 08, 5:41 PM
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    • 17th Feb 08, 5:41 PM
    good tip!!!
    • Jon S
    • By Jon S 18th Feb 08, 6:50 PM
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    • 18th Feb 08, 6:50 PM
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    • 18th Feb 08, 6:50 PM
    If you're only using Sky as your CPS calls provider, play safe and prefix 0500, 0800 and 0808 calls with 1280 to send them via BT.
    Originally posted by Heinz
    Thanks Heinz. I do route all the above calls via BT, however in my orchid dialling rules there isnt a 1280# prefix to the new 0800 directory enquiries you mentioned in your latest 'dialling rules' (or there wasnt at the weekend)
    • Heinz
    • By Heinz 18th Feb 08, 11:04 PM
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    • #8
    • 18th Feb 08, 11:04 PM
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    • 18th Feb 08, 11:04 PM
    Thanks Heinz. I do route all the above calls via BT, however in my orchid dialling rules there isnt a 1280# prefix to the new 0800 directory enquiries you mentioned in your latest 'dialling rules' (or there wasnt at the weekend)
    Originally posted by Jon S
    An oversight on my part I'm afraid - I asked Orchid to add the Carrier 0800100100 but forgot the 1280 prefix.
    Last edited by Heinz; 18-02-2008 at 11:22 PM.
    Time has moved on (much quicker than it used to - or so it seems at my age) and my previous advice on residential telephony has been or is now gradually being overtaken by changes in the retail market. Hence, I have now deleted links to my previous 'pearls of wisdom'. I sincerely hope they helped save some of you money.
    • Heinz
    • By Heinz 19th Feb 08, 4:46 PM
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    • 19th Feb 08, 4:46 PM
    1280#0800100100 now available in CW Client drop-down list
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    • 19th Feb 08, 4:46 PM
    An oversight on my part I'm afraid - I asked Orchid to add the Carrier 0800100100 but forgot the 1280 prefix.
    Originally posted by Heinz
    My oversight has now been corrected.

    1280#0800100100 now also (as well as 0800100100) appears in CW Client's drop-down list of Carriers.

    That is also the Carrier to which dialling 192 in translated in the 19 February 2008 update to the program.
    Last edited by Heinz; 19-02-2008 at 4:50 PM.
    Time has moved on (much quicker than it used to - or so it seems at my age) and my previous advice on residential telephony has been or is now gradually being overtaken by changes in the retail market. Hence, I have now deleted links to my previous 'pearls of wisdom'. I sincerely hope they helped save some of you money.
    • Jon S
    • By Jon S 20th Feb 08, 5:51 PM
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    Thanks Heinz.
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