If I call a landline in Delorain with my MTS cell, is there a long distance charge on top of my cell minutes?

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Cell phone to landline cost long distance
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Clifford Lewis, Champion

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Possibly, it all depends on where you are located vs the telephone exchange you are calling.

From a posting two years ago on this question, the following apparently works to let you know if there will be a charge

"dial 204 (not 1-204) - a message will play if it's long distance and say "MTS will now complete your call" and you can hang up before it dials if you want"

And if in doubt you can always check with MTS at 204-call-mts (204-225-5687) or use the online chat
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If long distance is charged can depend on your wireless plan, which wireless tower on are connected to, your physical location (influences the tower you connect to) and a number of other factors. As it comes down, in part, to the specifics of your wireless plan there is no one size fits all answer to the question. It is even possible to have a cell in one hand, a land line in the other and be charged long distance on a call as dumb as that sounds.
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It depends on whether or not Deloraine is local to where you are located at the time the call is placed. If it falls outside the local calling area then a long distance rate per minute will apply. 

Some of our calling plans do include free calling to Manitoba wide numbers, and if you'd like me to check if you have that feature please send us an email at community@mts.ca  and I'll review your account.