Originally Posted by whs37
I am a bit puzzled by having to dial that number first. When I use it in the US, I just dial the number I want to call - and the area code without the number 1 in front.
Can you please clarify why I have to dial above number first and what happens after I dialed it.
you don't need to dial the #1. you dial exactly the same way you do while in the states- nothing at all is different.