Forums Questions answered 800 numbers free on prepaid cell phones ?

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  • #823
    sallydaniels
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    When I was using voice stream cell phone, I was always charged when I call an 800 or toll-free nummber. Now I have T-Mobile on a Nokia phone with prepaid service. When I triend again to call an 800 number it count off minutes off the service? Anybody know this?

    All replies would be appreciated/

    #2616
    admin
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    Hi Sally,
    I don’t quite understand what your question is. Are you asking if calling a toll free number using T Mobile prepaid is a free call? If so, no, I am not aware of any mobile provider allowing free calls to toll free numbers.

    #2622
    sallydaniels
    Participant

    What I mean is when I call an 800 number using my prepaid service, they charged me every minute. So does anybody know this? Or is this really a fact? Should I avail an unlimited service where I can call an 800 number without charges?

    #2623
    admin
    Participant

    Yes, when calling a toll free number using a prepaid phone you will be charged regular airtime. Indeed, subscribing to an unlimited service would allow you to call toll free numbers without incurring additional charges. Or, if you have a smart phone you could use a VoIP service like Skype with a wireless Internet connection and pay nothing for calls to toll free numbers.

    #2624
    sallydaniels
    Participant

    I heard that the company who owns a 800 number is the one who pays for the call. Is that true in all cases?

    #2625
    admin
    Participant

    Yes. But when using a cell phone to place the call you too will pay for your share of the call.

    #2627
    sallydaniels
    Participant

    As for my case I should have a mobile phone with an unlimited service or like an unlimited calls to a toll-free number. Do you agree?

    #2628
    sallydaniels
    Participant

    I think I should avail the unlimited call service of my current prepaid service for 800 numbers. They 800 numbers are great commission for businesses, they use it as a branding strategy.

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