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xmas day classed as week- end free calls

paulac123
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xmas day classed as week- end free calls

Is xmas classed as weekend free calls?
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Oldjim
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

Nope
dvorak
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

unless it falls on a weekend Roll_eyes
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snozboz
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

Though Mand thought it would be a good idea three years ago:
http://community.plus.net/forum/index.php/topic,82499.msg677939.html#msg677939
Anotherone
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

It never happened though, I doubt it ever will, things are too commercial  Huh
KevinG
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

BT charged it all day at cheap rate for a few years a long time ago.
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

Now you are showing your age Grin  Merry Xmas.
spraxyt
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

Wasn't that in the days when humans actually controlled the machines rather than just following the prompts? Tongue
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

Our call rating engine understands day of week and time of day, not date & month which would be required to make special days like Christmas Day different to their 'default'.
KevinG
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

Well yes, Ben, but that's purely a matter of choice in the way it's been programmed, which will have been for commercial, not technical reasons.
Not a complaint, just saying!
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

Took the thoughts from my mind there Kevin  Grin
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

I suppose Plusnet could always refund any charges for Christmas calls as an option ?
Anotherone
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

It would no doubt cost an arm and a leg, so wouldn't be considered!
BenTrimble
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

I expect that the trade off between cost and return would be entirely prohibitive Smiley
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Re: xmas day classed as week- end free calls

There is also the call costs to PN from BTw to consider.
Remember that big bad BT removed "weekend" rates for bank holidays many, many years ago, I suspect in the sure knowledge that this fact would be lost on the majority of people, who'd still spent hours on the phone to relatives and friends in the mis-guided expectation that the calls are still attracting weekend rates.  Tongue

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