"home zone" functionality

Alexey Feldgendler alexey at feldgendler.ru
Thu Apr 17 11:33:00 CEST 2008

On Thu, 17 Apr 2008 10:26:19 +0200, Ricky Fitz <calypso at satyr.ath.cx>  

>> And a quite strange feature, frankly. I'm not sure I understand the
>> advantage of having one more number that only works sometimes, while in
>> reality I strive for quite the opposite: having just one number that I  
>> can always be reached at, instead of having to tell people my  
>> home/office/etc numbers.

> The goal is, that if you are inside the "homezone", you can be called on
> a land-line, which is much cheaper for the caller. At the same time,
> your calls are cheaper, for example you could have a flat fee, which
> only works if you are inside the "homezone".
> o2 startet with this to replace the need to have a real land-line at  
> home which costs you at least around 20€.

Sure! “We'll replace the need to have a real land-line by offering  
equivalent disadvantages on a mobile subscription: a separate phone number  
you have to tell people and a limited area where you can use it”.

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>
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