Originally Posted by johnthed0g
As far as I know if you call from the ship at sea you are on the ships tariff, a satelite system. We were charged about £1 a minute & £ .85 for texts.
As you were using your own mobile then the Ships satelite system let you connect to your own or like provider, thus the rate you had which is about $1.75US a minute.
If you had used the ships cabin phone instead than you would pay about 2 3 x your rate