UK Telecom Tariff Cost Comparisons

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Comparisons of 116 residential and 56 business land line telephone tariff call costs, and 357 residential and 147 business call plans charged by 113 different telecommunications operators and resellers in the United Kingdom, compiled by Magenta Systems Ltd, including direct and indirect access, CPS,  VoIP and call through (two stage dialling) schemes. The comparison lists the cheapest telephone calls for both business and residential users using land lines, including bundled broadband packages.     

05pence
0844 Calls
18185.co.uk
1899.com
4tel Communications
Abroadcall
AbroadTel
ACN
Adept Telecom
Andrews & Arnold
AOL
Auracall
Axis Telecom
Band Telecom
British Telecom
Budgetcom
Call 18866
Call2Abroad
Call2Call
Call Happy
Calls Discount
Callthrough.co.uk
Care Telecom
Cheap Calls
Cheap International Calls
Cheaper International Calls
Cheapest Calls
Cheapest Chat
CherryCall
Clever Rates
Coms.Com
CytaUK
Daisy Communications
Dial 123
Dial Around
DialWise
Discount Dial
DoubleDial
DrayTEL
DTC Direct
Everything Everywhere
Eclipse
First Number
FreeCall
Gotalk
Gradwell
Hive Telecom
ICUK
IDNet
Jajah
JT (Jersey)
Joy Telecom
Just Dial Instant
Kent Telephones
Kesher Communications
Kingston Comms
Localphone
Lycatel
Matrix Dial
Mootel
My Mondo
Numbergroup
OneBill Telecom
Opal
Orbis Telecom
Pennyphone
PhoneBird
Phone Cheap
The Phone Co-Op
PlusNet
Post Office
Primus
Qdial
Qudo
QX Telecom
RateBuster
Rebtel
Redbox
Simply-Fone
Sipgate
Skype
Sky Talk
Smallworld Media
SSE Energy Supply
Story Telecom
TalkTalk
Telappliant
Telecoms World
Telediscount
Telesave
Telesavers
Telestunt
TeleTop
Tesco Talk
TopUpDial
TopUpNow
 True Telecom
UKCall
Unicom
Uniworld
Ventelo
Virgin Media
Voice Trading
VoIPCheap
Voipfone
Vonage
Voxhub
Vyke Mobile
WebCall Direct
Wizards
Wowtel
Xinix World
XLN Telecom
Zen Internet

Please note that Magenta Systems Ltd does not sell or recommend any of these tariffs, you need to contact each company specifically. Magenta Systems simply publishes this price information for comparison purposes. Nor do we take any money from these companies to list their information, it is totally impartial. Sorry, but we can not provide advice about the best tariffs for any individual or company, you must compare the prices and make your own choices.  

Multiple tariff costs are shown for some operators, for others discounted tariff costs are calculated. The spreadsheet version allows the discount costs to be changed for differing spend levels. The level of detail varies between operators, some supply everything, others just the more common tariff costs. The comparison is updated at least 11 times a year, with operator tariffs being checked every three to six months, the better operators inform us of changes monthly, as they happen.  Residential prices all include VAT at 20%, unless otherwise stated. 

Non-Members may view the residential tariffs as web pages, but to download them in spreadsheet format or access the various code tables you need to become a paid member. The business pages look identical to the residential pages, they simply contain different companies and figures. 

Access to the Business Members Site and Residential Members Site requires a logon name and password, which is emailed once the Membership Form on the secure server has been completed and payment received.  Details of information available to Members and the prices is available in the Site Overview.  Business members may view and print the tariffs, numbering and operator information from an Acrobat (PDF) file. 

State of the Industry attempts to give an overview of recent changes, which operators are being taken over, which have ceased offering services and those in financial difficulty.


Numbering and Database Products

A number of UK telephone Numbering and Database Products are available, including:

  • CodeLook, lookup partial numbers, call prices, tariff bands, localities, post codes and broadband availability on a web page
  • Magenta UK Numbering Database is designed for those that need to fully integrate telephone numbering, tariff band and locality information into their own systems. This membership offers comma separated variable text files of the numbering database information.  Sample extracts can be provided on request. The numbering database is a snapshot of current numbers and tariff bands, usually updated weekly.
  • Magenta SQL Telecom Database offers a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2/2012 database with both numbering and tariff information, containing stored procedures to access the content, exactly the same database that drives this web site.  For use with other SQL databases, CSV files are also be available. The SQL database is historic, containing old and current numbering and tariff information allowing telephone calls to be costed as at a specified date. It also includes a UK post code database with fibre and ADSL broadband availability.

ComCap - Magenta Serial Port and Network Capture Utility

ComCap is a Windows application designed to capture data received on PC RS232 serial communications ports or using network TCP/IP and UDP streams and save it.  Captured data is shown in scrolling windows and is written to text files, and may also be printed, written to SQL database tables or echoed to other PCs using network protocols or serial ports. Captured data can have text added such as date and time, a serial number and remote IP address. Data from up to 999 serial ports and network streams can be captured simultaneously, in separate files, with various file rotation schemes to start new files periodically. ComCap will capture to files on two separate disk drives for redundancy and will send email and SMS alerts if problems occur. ComCap is both a system tray and background service application that can be set to start automatically when windows starts, and remain unobtrusive.  When using the background service, captured data may be still be viewed as it arrives.  .


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