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Adult chat lines ( phone sex ) and tech support are a very common use of premium-rate numbers. Other services include directory enquiries , weather forecasts , competitions and voting (especially relating to television shows ). Diplomatic services , such as the US Embassy in London or the UK Embassy in Washington , have also charged premium rates for calls from the general public.
Earlier, 976 numbers used 976 as a local prefix (970 or 540 in some markets like New York state), though it was not assigned to a specific telephone exchange like other prefixes. These numbers were dialed as any other number, such as 976-1234.
A call to either one of these numbers can result in a high per-minute or per-call charge. For example, a " psychic hotline " type of 1-900 number may charge $2.99 for the first minute and 99 cents for each additional minute.