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    Fed up being changed for 0870 to ring sky

    This is a discussion on Fed up being changed for 0870 to ring sky within the General chat forums, part of the Community channel category; lol How did we not see that happening, they block all numbers that don't make money...

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      Re: Fed up being changed for 0870 to ring sky

      lol

      How did we not see that happening, they block all numbers that don't make money
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      Re: Fed up being changed for 0870 to ring sky

      I agree and have signed upon several petitions on this via SAYNOTO0870.COM - Non-Geographical Alternative Telephone Numbers which gives you a large number of alternative geographic numbers.

      The worst part of this is that I pay for inclusive geographic calls through Sky Talk, but I still have to pay to contact Sky on their 0870 rip-off numbers.

      There is no reason whatsoever that they have to use 0870 numbers as each 08720 number has to be attached to a geographic number in the first place

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      Re: Fed up being changed for 0870 to ring sky

      I havent signed up for sky phone services. There are a couple of reasons for not using it really. Every month the cost of calls would be debited from the account automatically but I may not have the funds to hand. And I have to admit that paying sky to call sky is another reason.

      I dont have to pay BT to call BT, its free so I dont mind being on hold for 20 or so minutes.

      Perhaps a good idea would be (as per suggestion above, this is copyright HSNetwork) to offer customers who use the phone services free calls to sky. So customers using the phone package can call sky on the 0870 number but the cost of this is refunded to them.
      But then again this would leave customers using the BB and TV packages only, out in the cold.

      There has to be a better way im sure...
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      Re: Fed up being changed for 0870 to ring sky

      When I was with AOL and on the unlimited phone package ( 7.99 a month )calls to the 087 numbers were free of charge to Aol CS.

      I'm now on sky Tv/BB and sky unlimited calls but still have to pay to call CS surely if they offered free calls to sky CS if people signed up to all call package they make a lot of money, as I've been with them a year now and only phone them three times.better put the copyright mw thingy in never now maybe worth something

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      Re: Fed up being changed for 0870 to ring sky

      lol Sparky,

      You wanna read my post Already mentioned it
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      Re: Fed up being changed for 0870 to ring sky

      that me out the money then

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      Re: Fed up being changed for 0870 to ring sky

      You dont have to pay for the 0870 or 085 number. Just visit SAYNOTO0870.COM - Non-Geographical Alternative Telephone Numbers just visit forum for sky numbers as they have the geographical number you want. It works as I use it but don't tell switchboard about it as abvious they will report it. They is also geographic numbers for hundreds of other companies

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      Re: Fed up being changed for 0870 to ring sky

      But I would assume that the fact you have now mentioned it on here will mean that sky will investigate the site, find out which numbers are displayed and then block them
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      Re: Fed up being changed for 0870 to ring sky

      Hey Len4444 I've used that link for a couple of companies, will not tell you which ones just in case all worked well so saved a couple of pennies

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      Re: Fed up being changed for 0870 to ring sky

      I have to admit that I am frustrated with these numbers too. When I first joined sky, I had so many problems I was on the phone continuously, and my phone bill to sky was over 60, they did agree to pay me back 20 of that which I was grateful for, but its still a lot of money. When you add all the other companies that use these numbers it adds a lot of money to your phone bills, even with free evening and weekend calls bt gives. I have a really good Mobile contract, and I only use my landline to phone these numbers, and all the other calls I use my mobile to call. My mobile bill is nevre higher than 45, and that's the cost of the monthly contract charges.

     

     
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