Long distance

Basic long distance rates

Canada & USA basic long distance rates

Basic rates for long distance calls - dialed directly on your phone keypad, without operator assistance (1 followed by the area code and the telephone number you are calling).

The following tariff applies:

Mileage / km Band rate Quebec-Ontario
Rate per minute
Trans Canada & US
Rate per minute
0-10 mi / 16 km $0.24 $0.27
11-14 mi / 23 km $0.34 $0.35
15-22 mi / 35 km $0.41 $0.42
23-30 mi / 48 km $0.49 $0.51
31-40 mi / 64 km $0.57 $0.61
41-50 mi / 81 km $0.62 $0.69
51-60 mi / 97 km $0.62 $0.78
61-80 mi / 129 km $0.62 $0.78
81-100 mi / 161 km $0.62 $0.83
101-130 mi / 209 km $0.62 $0.84
131-160 mi / 257 km $0.66 $0.86
161-200 mi / 322 km $0.66 $0.88
201-250 mi / 402 km $0.66 $0.89
251-300 mi / 483 km $0.66 $0.91
301-375 mi / 603 km $0.66 $0.91
376-500 mi / 805 km $0.66 $0.93
501-700 mi / 1126 km $0.66 $0.93
701-900 mi / 1448 km $0.66 $0.93
901-1100 mi / 1770 km $0.66 $0.93
1101-1350 mi / 2172 km $0.66 $0.95
1351-1600 mi / 2574 km $0.66 $0.95
1601 mi and plus / 2575 km and plus $0.66 $0.95

Period Quebec-Ontario
Discount
Trans Canada & US
Discount
Mon - Fri 8:00 - 17:59 0% 0%
Mon - Fri 18:00 - 22:59 15% 15%
Mon - Fri 23:00 - 7:59 15% 15%
Saturday & Sunday 8:00 - 17:59 15% 15%
Saturday & Sunday 18:00 - 22:59 15% 15%
Saturday & Sunday 23:00 - 7:59 15% 15%

Minimum Charge Quebec-Ontario Trans Canada & US
Minimum charge per call $0.34 $0.34
A non-discounted transaction charge applies in addition to the charge specified in above in for each call as follows:
  • a. Station-to-Station:
    • Automated:
      Calling Card
      $3.50
      Credit Card
      $3.50
      Collect, Third Number
      $4.00
    • Operator-Assisted:
      Calling Card
      $4.50
      Sent paid, Zenith, Third Number, Time and/or Charges
      $5.75
  • b. Person-to-Person:
    $6.75

Network Access Fees

A pay-per-use network access charge of $2.95 will apply to customers who are not subscribed to a Télébec long-distance plan, on the first long-distance call made in a given month. If no long-distance call is made during the month, no charge will apply.