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Topic # 180787 22-Sep-2015 06:47
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Currently, the only phone I have is my iPhone, which is on Vodafone Red Essentials.

I've recently become part of a long-term project that makes use of the Spark audio conferencing service, 083-033. This is the number where it's free to the caller, and the organisation pays.

I've already been able to establish that Vodafone considers this a special number, so unlimited minutes don't apply here.

Can anyone tell me:

1. Do Spark and Skinny mobile let you call this number as part of an unlimited minute package?

and

2. If I were to get a 2Talk number with their local $9.95 service, would this be considered a local/free call?

Thanks.




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  Reply # 1391643 22-Sep-2015 07:17
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I believe it costs the company significantly more if you call from a mobile. Don't know how much, but we were asked not to do it.

I have no answers to your questions.




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  Reply # 1392671 23-Sep-2015 13:40
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Hi there,

We class 083033 as a special number also, but i understand 0800 638 822 should let you join without per minute charges at your end :)

Sam




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  Reply # 1392679 23-Sep-2015 13:53
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Oh, genius! Thanks for that. :)




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  Reply # 1392682 23-Sep-2015 14:03
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SparkNZ: Hi there,

We class 083033 as a special number also, but i understand 0800 638 822 should let you join without per minute charges at your end :)

Sam


That number seems to work from my Auckland line, but not my Dunedin one. 



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  Reply # 1392683 23-Sep-2015 14:09
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I've tested this from my Vodafone mobile, and it does work.




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  Reply # 1392690 23-Sep-2015 14:13
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It works from my Spark mobile, but if I call from my Dunedin landline I get "The number you have called is not available from your location". 

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