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Master Geek
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Topic # 223776 17-Oct-2017 08:39
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In my last Orcon bill they charged me for a couple of 0800 131415 calls I made on September 29. That 0800 number is actually Orcon's own call centre where I called to report issues with their internet service.


I contacted them by email 5 days ago and still haven't received a response. I'm afraid to call their 0800 call centre again since they will probably charge me again for it.


Really don't know what to think, but I can't recall last time I was this dumbfounded by what has transpired.

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  Reply # 1884781 17-Oct-2017 08:45
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Hi there,


We certainly haven't started charging for 0800 calls - but it sounds like something is up with your account.


Can you please PM me some account details and we'll get to the bottom of it!



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  Reply # 1884870 17-Oct-2017 09:26
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PM sent with my account number info.


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  Reply # 1884873 17-Oct-2017 09:32
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Some businesses make a distinction between 0800 calls from land lines and from cellphones. Could this be the case here?

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  Reply # 1884905 17-Oct-2017 10:17
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I called from landline obviously, that's the only phone Orcon charges us for.

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