It may still have the lion's share of the market, but Telstra's rarely a price leader when it comes to landline calls — and now it looks that situation is going to get worse. Mitchell Bingemann at Australian IT reports that there's been outcry over Telstra's plans to switch to charging in 30-second blocks, rather than by the second, for long-distance calls. The change comes in from March 31, so now might be a good time to think about switching providers (or hitting up Telstra for a better deal). If you want to get rid of your landline altogether, check our guide to issues when switching to naked DSL. Picture from Wikimedia Commons
Telstra Changes Pricing For Long-Distance Calls
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