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calls used to be free from Skype to a landline, why is there a charge now?

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Why are calls now charged for from Skype to a landline

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When was this?  For the years I have used it calls to landlines have always been charged.   Fees have to be paid to connect to a traditional phone system.  There have been promos for holidays, special occasions and there are free trial periods for a month and such.  If you sign up for a subscription then outbound calls covered by that subscription would not cost you additional credit.  If you are not on a trial, or a promo, or subscriptions, credits are used for your outbound phone calls to landlines/mobiles/other misc. services.

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