Note: The above claim is based on competitors’ mainstream rates. Some services provide per minute CAP rates which may be cheaper.
1800 PHONEHOME RATES
Rates to receive a call on a mobile 1800 PhoneHome will only charge the person receiving a call on their mobile after they accept the reverse charge call. 1800 PhoneHome is not a subscription service and the person receiving the call must choose to accept the call and the charges each and every time they receive a call.
All accepted calls are charged to the receiving person’s mobile phone and is indicated by a premium SMS. There is no charge if the call is not connected or if the person receiving the call chooses not to accept the call. 1800 PhoneHome calls to mobiles are charged a call connection fee and a call talktime charge. The call connection fee is $3.00. Call talktime is based on the length of the call and costs $3.00 per minute. After the first minute, call talktime is charged in blocks of 2 minutes. All charges for calls to mobiles are billed in $6.00 blocks.
|Message sent from short code 19951800 to confirm charges||Rate per minute||Talktime provided||What you’ll see in the charge notification message (premium SMS) sent to bill an accepted 1800 PhoneHome call|
|1st $6.00 charge (includes $3.00 connection fee)||$3.00||1st minute||$Msg 1800PhoneHome: Conn fee + min 1 chrg $6
for call accepted DayMonth Rcpt 123456_1 NOT a Subscription Service. To stop www.1800PhoneHome.com.au/faq.html
|2nd $6.00 charge||$3.00||2nd and 3rd minutes||$Msg 1800PhoneHome: mins 2+3 chrg $6
for call accepted DayMonth Rcpt 123456_2
NOT a Subscription Service. To stop www.1800PhoneHome.com.au/faq.html
|3rd $6.00 charge||$3.00||4th and 5th minutes||$Msg 1800PhoneHome: mins 4+5 chrg $6
for call accepted DayMonth Rcpt 123456_3 NOT a Subscription Service. To stop www.1800PhoneHome.com.au/faq.html
All the above prices include GST.
When accepting a 1800 PhoneHome call on a mobile, more than one charge notification message will be sent to bill the call if the talktime is over 1 minute. Call talktime does not start until the call is connected and this is after the person has accepted the call.
The minimum charge when accepting a 1800 PhoneHome call on a mobile is $6.00 for a call lasting one minute or less. The maximum call length is 5 minutes and the maximum call cost is $18.00 billed by way of three $6.00 charges.
The call charges are the same for both prepaid and postpaid mobiles.
1800 PHONEHOME may vary the above rates from time to time.
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