Tag: 0800

Ofcom to standardise 0800 and 0845 call costs from mobiles

Ofcom, the UK telecoms regulator has announced that they are looking into the standardisation of the “confusing” costs of calling non geographical 0845 and freephone 0800 numbers from mobile phones. Costs of calling these numbers currently can vary from 20p to 40p per minute for 0800 and vary …

Coolsmartphone Recommended Android App – 0800 Wizard

We’ve all seen the adverts that say “call us free on this number now” or “freephone 0800 blah blah blah”. That’s all well and good but from most mobile networks freephone numbers are not free…yet. ┬áIn fact they can cost up to 21p per minute. Ofcom recently announced …

Ofcom to make 0800 numbers free, even from mobile networks

Here in the UK you can dial an 0800 number and it’ll be free. However, it’s only free if you’re using a landline. If you’re using a mobile phone you suddenly become all special and the networks delight in adding a fee for you to call it. The …