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3 UK offers free 0800 calls with new pay monthly plans

Tuesday 18 March 2014 | 10:21 CET | News
3 UK is making calls to all 0800 numbers free on its new pay monthly plans. From 18 March, customers signing up to the new plans will call 0800, 0808 and 0500 numbers for free, while all other 08 numbers, like 084 and 087, will cost 5p per minute. Existing customers can swap over from their existing plan without paying a fee and can keep their existing contract end date. Research by YouGov found that calls to 0800, 0845 and 0870 numbers cost UK mobile consumers an estimated GBP 600 million a year, with three quarters of people surveyed having no idea how much their operator charges them for

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