If there is no long distance why do we have to dial 1-709 (which means long distance) to reach a Koodo #

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It is even Long distance for Local #'s to call my Koodo #
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Trudy Keeping

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Daniel Gunn

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It could be picking up signal from a separate tower on the network or it could be how the network is registering where you're calling to. The only thing long distance is going to do is use your anytime minutes if you don't have an unlimited plan.
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A Canada wide plan does not mean there is no such thing as a long distance call, it just means that you don't get charged extra for them.
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I think what you might be hearing is the automatic voice that says "Long distance charges may apply" because the phone system can't decipher what your plan is like or who your carrier is. Since your plan is Canada-wide, they don't actually charge you for it.
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on a side note, with Virgin, it still says "long distance charges will be applied" even though they won't. That causes more headaches for people

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