BT cuts mobile call charges from landlines Cost of making an evening mobile call drops by 24%
24 May 2011
BT has announced it is to cut the cost of landline to mobile calls. Prices will be reduced by 13% during the day and by 24% for evening calls.
Making an evening call to a mobile on any of the major mobile networks, will now cost BT landline customers 5.3p per minute, reduced from 7p per minute. Calling in the daytime is still more expensive, but will now cost BT's landline customers 11.3p per minute instead of 13p.
BT customers can take advantage of the cheaper prices from this weekend onwards as the new charges apply from 28 May.
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Mobile termination rates reduced by Ofcom
BT promised to pass on savings to its customers following Ofcom's decision in March to reduce mobile termination rates.
Mobile termination rates are the costs that mobile networks charge other landline and mobile providers for receiving calls on their network. The lower rates were put in place by Ofcom with the hope that it would result in cheaper landline to mobile costs.
Join the debate over at Which? Conversation where Rob Reid, Which? Scientific Policy Adviser, discusses the pros and cons of cuts to mobile termination rates.
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