Tag: 0845

How to dodge those 0870 / 0844 charges and get straight through

If you need to get hold of a utility provider, government agency, airline, insurance company or any other large organisation, there’s always a few concerns. Firstly, finding the right number itself can be tricky. You might call their main line, but then when you get through, they might …

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 …