Long distances charges

By princeton · 4 replies
Oct 8, 2010
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  1. Hi,

    I just got the Palm Pre on the bell network. My friend from PEI called me on my cell phone while I was still here in ontario. My question is, will I be charged for that call because he was calling my cellular phone?
  2. kristin48616

    kristin48616 TS Rookie Posts: 25

    Yes, I think so. You may be charged because of the long distances.
  3. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Topic Starter Posts: 1,676

    Yah I talked with bell and they said 90 cents. I thought that was per minute and wanted to kill myself. Turns out it was just for the call itself.
  4. kristin48616

    kristin48616 TS Rookie Posts: 25

    Wow, the result is little surprising, I didn’t expect it.
  5. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,131   +983

    The normal charges are
    • air time
    • long distance
    • roaming
    • data
    the originator gets hit with everything applicable and the recipient only for air time.

    Then there's always the promo's or your service plan which may have line items like cell-to-cell within the same service provider is free

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