minute caculation

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Dear sir/Madam
I have a 100talk prepaid sim card from you. I have no idea about the form of calculation in minutes. It seems that you consider any short call e.g 22 seconds as a minute!! is it correct?
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Yes

7) Anytime minutes are charged by the minute and the airtime required to connect your calls is drawn from the included minutes.

http://koodomobile.com/en/on/plansand...
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It is not fair .. I wasn't informed about this at time of purchasing otherwise I would never choose this plan.
I became really disappointed.
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Unfortunately this is how it works with every provider in Canada, not counting an unlimited talk plan or an unlimited evenings/weekends window in which to call. You should consider moving up to the $25 base plan to get the E/W at 7 PM free local calls or even a monthly plan if that works for you.
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Per minute billing is typical in Canada.
Unfortuneately all Koodo plans (post paid and prepaid) are billed by the minute.

The good news is that you are not locked into a contract and you have options to explore other carriers. But note that most other carriers in Canada also bill by the minute
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no, the problem is: koodo considers under 1 minute talks as one.e.g : for a 38 second talk I've lost a minute. That is why I think I made a wrong choice!!
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Note that Virgin prepaid and Fido prepaid also bill by the minute
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As stated every carrier rounds up to the next minute. If the cal was 1 min 1 sec (or 61 seconds) it would count as 2 minutes.

While per second billing used to be available it's been at least 3 years since Koodo offered it and I think they were the last carrier to have it as an option.

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