Cellular PhonesþBuy, lease, or rent the phone by the month.þThere is a wide variety of service packages including paying a fee per month and/or a charge per minute of use.There are a wide array of companies to choose from for purchasing telephones and a growing list of companies that offercellular service. For further information look in the Yellow Pages phone book under ‘Cellular Telephones’.ConsiderationþIf you lease, you may be unable to discontinue the contract until the lease has expired.þAll calling time is accounted and each service provider offers different price packages. For example, one companymay charge you a higher rate for calls during the day on weekdays while on weekends and evenings a certainamount of calling time is paid for by your monthly fee. This fee does not cover long distance calls.þLong distance fees can be more expensive than on landlines.Landline PhonesþBuy or rent a telephone from Telus. You are required to provide a major credit card, or $200cash, if this is your first application to Telus. For more information phone Telus at 1-888-811-2323 (toll free) or access their web site at þPay an installation fee to activate the telephone line and set up a telephone number that isunique for you.þPay a monthly fee for the service.þ‘ Local’ phone calls are included in this fee (you will not pay extra to make a local call).þ‘Local’ phone calls are those calls made to areas which are considered close to where you are calling from. At thefront of your White Pages telephone book (described on the next page) is a section describing ‘Local Calling’ andlists all of the areas to which you are able to call without having to pay extra fees. þFees for long distance calls are calculated by the minute; rates vary according to your delivery company, and aredependent upon where you are calling, the day, and time of day. þContact Telus, Bell, Sprint, AT&T or other competitors for rate information. Each will provide different longdistance rate packages. Assess each to determine which one will best serve your needs for the best price.Service ChangesIf you need to discontinue your service, or if you move, contact the telephone company and they will disconnectthe line. At this time, you can request that your account be transferred to your new residence.KIf you are moving within the city, request that you be able to keep your telephone number. This is often possible,at no extra charge.To call long distance by landline or cell phoneWithin British Columbia, Canada or the USAþDial "1", then the three digit area code, and then the telephone number
-22-Beyond Canada and the USAþRefer to the front section of the White Pages telephone book for information about how to call long distance todifferent parts of the world, how to find phone numbers for people not in the phone book, or in areas not listed inthis book, and to find a list of area codes and country codes.
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