| | Re: best method for dialling cell phones in Italy from US?
Ivor Jones wrote:
> "S Viemeister" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> message news:555iokF20cr9gU1@mid.individual.net
>> Mary Pegg wrote:
>> > OK - how much does it cost you to make a landline to
>> > mobile call in the US? And how much does it cost the
>> > recipient?
>> There will be many different answers to that question.
>> In the US, mobiles/cellphones (with a very few possible
>> exceptions) don't have distinctive mobile-only dialing
>> codes/area codes. The caller pays the same charge for
>> calling landline as for calling a mobile, in a given
>> dialing code. The recipient may or may not be charged,
>> depending on the terms of his service plan.
> Plus numbers can be freely ported from landline to mobile and vice versa.
> Each to his own, personally, having spent time in the US I prefer their
> system, but it's unlikely we'll ever get it here, more's the pity. It
> would be nice if it were available as a tariff option though.
I'm sure your landline provider lets you redirect to a mobile -
at your expense, not the caller's.
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