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Change to Telekom, Vodafone and other providers: cost trap disappears

Through a new law, customers of Telekom and Vodafone can save money. Because this disappears annoying costs.

Dortmund – a price premium for mobile users should finally belong to the past. This has been considered since the first of April for customers of Telekom, Vodafone and other mobile service providers.

Change in Telekom, Vodafone and other providers: This cost trap disappears

For the year 2022 a new cost trap threatens, but an old one will no longer exist. Numbers With the area code 0137, according to CHIP.de are happy to be used for votes or competitions on TV. However, the calls from the mobile network were very expensive so far.

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Now the prices for calls to numbers with this area code in the mobile network were aligned from the fixed network. Calls with the phone to these numbers should not be so expensive. Instead, mobile service providers can only charge as much as a comparable call would have cost in the landline (more digital news at save money).

These prices can now set users:

Change in Telekom, Vodafone and other providers: This law ensures change

The new prices have been valid since the beginning of April for the numbers with the area code 0137. Reason for the change should be an order of the Federal Network Agency of August 2021. Already in December 2021, the cost of numbers with the area code 0180 had to be reduced due to this item. This area code should be used mainly for service hotlines.

To date, 42 cents per minute should have been customary by the mobile phone as I Nside-digital.de reported. Many companies that have achieved their service numbers and call centers via these numbers should have already introduced a landline number in recent years. Among other things, Deutsche Bahn as well as Hermes should be counted.

These prices have been valid for 0180 numbers:

Although prices have fallen, they continue to create extra costs. This also applies to landline calls, because even there such calls are billed separately. Consumers should continue to be alert and careful.

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