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Regulator Acts On 118 Calls

I don't know why anyone still uses these services, but they do.

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-44473507

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Re: Regulator Acts On 118 Calls

Not before time!

"Market leader 118 118 charges £11.23 for a 90 second call to its service."

What a rip off!

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@Cleoriff wrote:

Not before time!

"Market leader 118 118 charges £11.23 for a 90 second call to its service."

What a rip off!


I knew they were expensive but holy crap, that's legalised theft!

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But incredibly in spite of this news many fools will continue to use them. What did I say on another thread about a fool and his money?
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They simply rely on peoples' stupidity and there must be plenty of stupid people about, otherwise they still be in business. This is the world we are mow in whereby people now want everything at their fngertips.

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I bet there are only a few of us here who remember when a call to 'Directory Enquiries' was free...?

Just showing my age you understand...innocent

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wow. just, wow.
why anyone would call them when google is free, and so is the say no to 0870 website, is beyond me.

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Re: Regulator Acts On 118 Calls

I remember the free directory enquiries. 192 I believe?
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@Cleoriff wrote:

I bet there are only a few of us here who remember when a call to 'Directory Enquiries' was free...?

Just showing my age you understand...innocent


Yes, I do remember it, but I suppose nothing in life is ever truly free Smiley Indifferent

 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/1854472.stm

 

Edit: I love how that news report ends with "No flowers" Smiley Wink

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@Cleoriff wrote:

I bet there are only a few of us here who remember when a call to 'Directory Enquiries' was free...?

Just showing my age you understand...innocent


Yes, I do remember it, but I suppose nothing in life is ever truly free Smiley Indifferent

 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/1854472.stm


It was at the time though.....compared to £11.23 for a 90 second call to 118 nowadays....

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