Hello, do I pay for the long distance (it is in US) for this number starting with 1 866... ?

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Krystyna Sadej

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Posted 1 year ago

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David, Mobile Master

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If you can dial it, and it rings, you would pay no LD charges. 
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Jru Gordon

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David, I can dial an American number (ie-an area code 323 number, which is Los Angeles) from my phone, it rings, but I still pay long distance
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You can also dial some 1-800 numbers and it won't connect, because the purchaser did not buy North America Wide Toll Free.
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Do you mean whoever owns the 1-800 number, as in they didn't make their number available to be called from outside the US?
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David, Mobile Master

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Yes.
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Ok just wanted to make sure.
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No, that's a toll free number.  1-800, 1-855, 1-844, 1-877, 1-866, 1-888 are all toll-free numbers.  Even if the number belongs to a Canadian company, it'll show as being an American number because the toll-free area codes (the 800/877/888 etc part) are registered in the US
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You don't pay long distance charge when you use toll free number.
But it still use your airtime minutes if you made calls outside of your unlimited minutes window.
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Thank you all!