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When does the evening actually begin?

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Post by Dandelion on 12th May 2011, 9:41 pm

For those who have an 'Evening and Weekend' tariff on their phone, which offers free off-peak calls, it's worth checking when exactly the evening begins. For ages I had been phoning my elderly mother after 6pm every evening believing it to be free. I discovered I was clocking up big phone bills - I eventually found out that BT had changed the start of their evening from 6pm to 7pm. It took me a long time in the small print to discover this - they don't make it obvious. So with the cost of a daytime call at just under 8p a minute it was possible to make a £4 phone call every day between 6 and 7pm thinking it was free. I wonder how many other people have been caught out like this?

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Post by Compostwoman on 12th May 2011, 10:33 pm

I would complain to OFCOM about that!

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