A sms number can be for a premium service, hence the explosion in
"adult sms services". The british telcom regulators recently closed
down a number of these services for sending un-solicited "sexy"
messages to random people. When people engaged in a sms exchange whey
were getting billed something like £1 per message. :)
From: Paul Kelly [mailto:longword at esatclear.ie]
Sent: 08 March 2002 02:27
To: 'ilug at linux.ie'
Subject: Re: [ILUG] SMS Enquiry
Hunt, Bryan wrote:
> I'd be wary about sending sms messages to any uk number, it could be more
> expensive than you expected.
Isn't SMS to everywhere a simple one-price-fits-all cost, just without
any form of delivery guarantee? Certainly my provider lists no special
charges for SMS beyond their own network.
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