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  Reply # 287123 5-Jan-2010 11:02 Send private message

Freitasm; the billing and support is run by a company in Australia.





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  Reply # 287165 5-Jan-2010 14:19 Send private message

Ok, I finally got through to someone who told me they were open since 6.30am. hmm.... and I told them about the texts and they said they would get the supervisor to call me since the number was international. He called me back and got the dates and times of every text and he seems a lot nicer to deal with unlike one lady when I called about the billing issue. He said he would pass it on to the provider (I assume he means Vodafone by that). Then get back to me tomorrow some time or later on today. He thinks he might be able to get the number barred, and I asked for my voice mail to be deactivated too because I have my last name on there which this person texting me doesn't know yet. Will post back when I receive the next call





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  Reply # 287214 5-Jan-2010 17:44 Send private message

Jadefuzy: ... its a program that filers your sms messages ...

Program name please.



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  Reply # 287218 5-Jan-2010 17:59 Send private message

lapimate:
Jadefuzy: ... its a program that filers your sms messages ...

Program name please.



Kaspersky AV on my WM phone does that, its really easy to use and I'm sure its free still. try that





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  Reply # 287557 6-Jan-2010 19:55 Send private message

tardtasticx: But I can't stop them! ...


Would pls elaborate: do you mean that the workaround suggested by jadefuzy (software intercepting the SMS before you even hear the alert-tone) does not work for you?



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  Reply # 432859 30-Jan-2011 16:32 Send private message

Lol, I never ended up posting back here for some reason. But heres what happened.

The supervisor got back to me and said the number wasn't possible to block, so I got my number changed. They gave me an 028 number, followed by another 8 digits (028-1234-5678) so its super long. Lol. I left them about 2 weeks after that because of billing issues I think it was, and went to Vodafone, then moved to Orcon and I'm with Orcon still.





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  Reply # 432863 30-Jan-2011 16:42 Send private message

Ironic.. I started a thread in Vodafone section for similar happens from +886 9 (Taiwan GSM agent) for random missed calls and txts. Started with a viber for Iphone advert sms.


Have my VM disabled. And as I speak, its ringing again



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  Reply # 432865 30-Jan-2011 16:45 Send private message

Oblivian: Ironic.. I started a thread in Vodafone section for similar happens from +886 9 (Taiwan GSM agent) for random missed calls and txts. Started with a viber for Iphone advert sms.


Have my VM disabled. And as I speak, its ringing again


Thats creepy. Heard a few of those texts/calls are going around at the moment.  





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