Special rate numbers
What are 0843 numbers?
0843 numbers are a type of phone number used mainly by businesses. They usually cost more to call than regular local or national landline numbers.
0843 call costs
From BT lines, 0843 number call costs vary but should not be more than around 5p per minute. Calls made using other operators or mobile phones usually cost more.
Calls to 0843 numbers are not normally included in talk plans or free call allowances.
|Calling from||Typical cost|
|Landline||5p - 15p per minute|
|Mobile phone||20p - 40p per minute|
Prices for residential customers and intended as a guide only. Some numbers may be charged per call, rather than per minute.
Costs for calling 0843 numbers change in summer 2015 - for more advice, visit UK Calling.
Do 0843 numbers generate income?
When a company receives incoming calls on an 0843 number, the higher call charge may allow it to receive payments of up to around 5p/min or similar benefits from its telephone company.
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0843 numbers include all UK phone numbers beginning 08430, 08431, 08432, 08433, 08434, 08435, 08436, 08437, 08438 and 08439.