Slight revision of the Long Distance section of the website

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This has been a useful tool to me in the past but I've noticed a couple of things that could be better.

1. I'm assuming that the rates provided apply regardless of whether you're calling a landline or mobile? Since it's always been more expensive for me to call mobile numbers in Europe, I'd like to see clarification about this point somewhere in the text. I'm sure that I'm not the only one interested in this.

2. Abandon the antiquated exit code system for dialing. Since nobody is going to use this from a landline for obvious reasons, we should use "+" instead (plus this way your call is routed correctly from the device no matter where in the world you happen to be and what network you happen to be on).

3. Remove non-existing countries from the drop-down list. For example, Yugoslavia hasn't existed for 11 years. While I'm always happy to see that name, I don't see it serving any purpose.
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Posted 5 years ago

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1: The rates provided are if you are calling from a Koodo cell phone. Landlines wouldn't apply since Koodo does not deal with Landlines.
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I'm asking about calling a landline vs mobile in Europe. Of course I can't call FROM a landline here.
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The rates are the same whether you are calling a landline or a mobile phone. I suspect the reason the site specifies 011 instead of + is that not all phones make it particularly clear how to dial the +. (iPhone for example, where you need to hold down the 0 key).

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