0300 numbers

0300 numbers are expressly designed for use within the charity sector, not-for-profit organisations and public bodies such as local councils, the BBC and police. You will also find that government departments and the UK regulator ‘Ofcom’ also use the 0300 prefix for their main number. 0300s are utilised by charities both large and small, some of the many names who have already made the move are RSPCA, Oxfam, Cancer Research UK, Unicef, Relate and Alzheimer’s Research UK. Why not add your name to the ever-expanding list of charities switching to 0300? Ofcom Promote Charity-Friendly Prices Unlike 0800 numbers, 0300 are included in pre-established mobile minutes, therefore, can typically work out free to call. Affordability is an aspect that is recognised and promoted by Ofcom as they suggest, ‘Ofcom is actively encouraging public and non-for-profit bodies to use 03 numbers. These cost no more to call than a geographic (01 or 02) number, and must be included in a customers’ inclusive minutes or discount schemes’. That means essential services can be accessible with the utmost affordability. 0300 require official registration As 0300 numbers are assigned specifically for the charity, not-for-profit and the public sector they cannot be issued without official documentation. That means, for example, the registration of a 0300 requires an official charity number. Other criteria Other criteria that allows the use of 0300 numbers: If you have a website ending in .gov.uk. Having one of these confirms the eligibility of many public bodies set up between updates of the relevant lists. If you have a website ending in .nhs.uk. This negates the worries Ofcom has regarding the use of chargeable numbers...

03 number call costs

Here at 03 Numberstore we understand that keeping an eye on exactly how much telephone numbers cost to call can be confusing. That is why we have put together the following guide to the prices of calling an 03 contact number. Compared to their more expensive 08 counterparts 03 numbers are much more affordable. Calls via a 03 number cost no more than calls made to local (geographic) numbers for example 01 or 02. 03 Call Costs – your at-a-glance guide Much like geographic numbers, 03 calls must be included within allocated mobile minutes. Calls to a 03 number from a (BT) landline is currently 9p per minute and calls from mobiles are charged at between 8p and 40p per minute. 03 numbers are included in free call packages from both landlines and mobiles. So, let’s have a look at exactly how 03s can be based on today’s typical market prices – to illustrate this 03 Numberstore has chosen to highlight specific deals typically available to most callers. Cost of calling from a landline: Based on phone & broadband package prices it is reassuring to know that there is a multitude of inclusive minutes, evening & weekend deals and ‘anytime’ deals available, two examples of which are: Sky Talk Anytime – currently priced at around £15.00* per month this option includes ‘unlimited’ call time. That means all callers on such a package can call your 03 telephone number without charge. BT Unlimited Anytime – similarly, this package costs approximately £15* per month, and much like Sky allows callers to contact 03 numbers within allocated free time. However, if calling...