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Are 0845 numbers free on O2?

Are 0845 numbers free on O2?

0845 numbers are classed as service numbers and although they won’t usually be included in your inclusive minutes like 0800 numbers are, they won’t cost anywhere near as 09 premium rate numbers cost. You will be charged a minimum of 1 minute per call. …

What are premium rate numbers on O2?

Premium text services start with 6, 7 or 8 and are usually a five or six digit number. The services include entering competitions, donating to charity and voting on TV talent shows. You’ll pay for the service through your mobile bill or from your Pay As You Go credit.

What numbers are premium rate calls?

Premium rate numbers are a sub-set of numbers under the wider banner of ‘non-geographic’ numbers and start with the prefixes 09, 118, 0871, 0872 and 0873. They’re usually used for services such as weather information or for competitions and are described as ‘premium rate’ because they’re far from cheap to call.

How do I stop premium rate calls?

Set up premium rate number barring Contact us at 0800 800 150 to stop your phone from being able to call premium rate numbers. It doesn’t cost anything. You can cancel at any time.

How much does an 0845 number cost from a mobile?

Calls to numbers beginning 0800 and 0808 are free from all landlines and mobiles. Yep, free! However, numbers such as 0844, 0845, 0870 and 0871 are more costly to ring, whether you’re calling from a landline or mobile. Numbers starting with 09 are typically the most expensive.

How much is a call per minute on O2?

Pay & Go Simplicity tariff charges and terms

Usage outside your allowance Charges
Standard calls1 35p per minute*
O2 mobiles 35p per minute*
Other UK network mobiles 35p per minute*
Video calls2 35p per minute*

What are premium calls?

Premium-rate telephone numbers are telephone numbers for telephone calls during which certain services are provided, and for which prices higher than normal are charged. Unlike a normal call, part of the call charge is paid to the service provider, thus enabling businesses to be funded via the calls.

Can you get charged for receiving text messages?

Companies can charge customers for receiving text messages – anything from competitions, the lottery through to dieting – by simply adding the cost directly to mobile phone bills. In theory, they should only be sent when customers agree – for example, by signing up to an online service.

Do you have to pay for O2 premium calls?

Calls and texts to 076 numbers and Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man numbers aren’t included and will cost extra. You’ll also be charged for picture messages and calls to premium numbers. Check the table to see what you’ll be charged for certain services. 1 Sign up to My O2 to access your bill online.

What is the phone number for O2 in the UK?

All standard UK landline numbers start with 01 or 02, and all UK mobile numbers start with 07. Calls and texts to these numbers are included in your minutes and texts as part of your tariff.

What are the different premium rate telephone numbers?

Numbers starting with 70, 30 and 40 are reserved for premium-rate services. 700, 701, 707 and 300 are “general” premium-rate services (usually charged per minute), 707 and 400 are assigned for tele-voting, mass-calls and so on (usually charged per call). Other numbers (702-706, 709, 301–309, 401-409) are reserved for future assignments.

How long does it take to change O2 premium rate?

They’re often operated by third parties, so we can’t let you know when their prices change. If you use O2 premium rate and customer service numbers we’ll let you know about any pricing changes in the usual way, in accordance with our terms and conditions. You’ll be charged for at least 1 minute when you call a premium rate number.