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Basic long distance rates

Basic long distance rates

Ontario and Québec basic long distance rates

The table below describes the basic long distance rates for calls in Ontario and Québec based on the distance in miles between callers (local calls are not impacted). For your best option, subscribe to a long distance plan.

Calling distance (miles)Peak rates (per minute)Off-peak rates (per minute)
0 to 10 $0.17 $0.14
11 to 22 $0.58 $0.49
23 to 40 $0.80 $0.68
41 to 80 $1.01 $0.86
81+ $1.21 $1.03
View peak and off peak hours
Peak
(base rates)
Off-peak
(15% off)
Monday to Friday 8 a.m to 6 p.m. 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday N/A 24 hours

Across Canada basic long distance rates

The table below describes the basic long distance rates for calls across Canada from Ontario or Québec based on the distance in miles between callers (local calls are not impacted). Excludes calls to the Yukon, Northwest Territories or Northern British Columbia which are served by Northwestel Inc. See Northwestern Canada tab. For your best option, subscribe to a long distance plan.

Calling distance (miles)Peak rates (per minute)Off-peak rates (per minute)
0 to 20 $0.17 $0.14
21 to 56 $0.51 $0.43
57 to 400 $0.96 $0.82
401 to 680 $1.21 $1.03
681+ $1.21 $1.03
View peak and off peak hours
Peak
(base rates)
Off-peak
(15% off)
Monday to Friday 8 a.m to 6 p.m. 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday N/A 24 hours

Northwestern Canada basic long distance rates

The table below describes the basic long distance rates for service between Ontario or Québec and the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Northern British Columbia which are served by Northwestel Inc., excluding the communities identified below (local calls are not impacted). For your best option, subscribe to a long distance plan. For specific city-to-city rates, dial “0” (zero) and ask the operator for rates and charges.

Calling distance (miles)Peak rates (per minute)Off-peak rates (per minute)
0 to 8 $0.14 $0.06
9 to 20 $0.20 $0.08
21 to 36 $0.26 $0.11
37 to 56 $0.32 $0.13
57 to 80 $0.37 $0.15
81 to 110 $0.39 $0.16
111 to 144 $0.40 $0.16
145 to 180 $0.41 $0.17
181 to 228 $0.42 $0.17
229 to 290 $0.44 $0.18
291 to 400 $0.52 $0.21
401 to 680 $0.63 $0.26
681 to 1200 $0.75 $0.30
1201 to 1675 $0.84 $0.34
1676+ $0.95 $0.38
View peak and off peak hours
Peak
(base rates)
Off-peak
(15% off)
Monday to Friday 8 a.m to 6 p.m. 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday N/A 24 hours

Exceptions

Different basic rates apply to calls from anywhere in Ontario and Québec to the communities listed below:

Calling distance (miles)Peak rates (per minute)Off-peak rates (per minute)
0 to 130 $0.34 $0.14
131 to 250 $0.35 $0.14
251+ $0.36 $0.15
  • Arctic Bay, NU
  • Grise Fiord, NU
  • Pond Inlet, NU
  • Arviat, NU
  • Hall Beach, NU
  • Repulse Bay, NU
  • Baker Lake, NU
  • Igloolik, NU
  • Rankin Inlet, NU
  • Broughton Island, NU
  • Iqaluit, NU
  • Resolute, NU
  • Cape Dorset, NU
  • Lake Harbour, NU
  • Sanikiluaq, NU
  • Chesterfield Inlet, NU
  • Little Cornwallis Island, NU
  • Whale Cove, NU
  • Clyde River, NU
  • Nanisivik, NU
  • Coral Harbour, NU
  • Pangnirtung, NU

United States basic long distance rates

The table below describes the basic long distance rates for calls from Canada to the United States based on distance in miles between callers (local calls are not impacted). For your best option, subscribe to a long distance plan.

Calling distance (miles)Peak rates (per minute)Off-peak rates (per minute)
0 to 18 $0.26 $0.22
19 to 50 $0.58 $0.49
51 to 180 $0.96 $0.82
181 to 345 $1.21 $1.03
346 to 1200 $1.21 $1.03
1201+ $1.21 $1.03
View peak and off peak hours
Peak
(base rates)
Off-peak
(15% off)
Monday to Friday 8 a.m to 6 p.m. 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday N/A 24 hours

Overseas basic long distance rates

Destinations outside Canada and the United States are considered to be overseas. Calls are subject to any service restrictions in effect at the destination. Some areas within the destination lists may not be accessible by phone. Rates for calls to a wireless device, such as a mobile phone, a pager, etc., may differ from the landline rate.

For your best option, subscribe to a long distance plan.

Rates

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