Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Sending SMS to landline on Vodafone Sweden
Posted on 31-Oct-2003 07:43 | Filed under: News

Sending SMS to landline on Vodafone Sweden
Vodafone Sweden introduced a service where mobile phone users can send SMS to fixed line numbers. All telephone users with a regular fixed line can, as of today, receive text messages - SMS - from Vodafone Sweden's mobile customers. Messages are automatically delivered as a phone call.

Vodafone is offering a slightly different and entertaining communication service. To send an SMS message to the fixed network, customers follow exactly the same procedure as with mobile SMS, except you enter a fixed network number (including area code) instead of a mobile number prior to sending.

When customers receive an SMS via the fixed line, their telephones will ring in the same way as with a regular incoming call. When the customer answers the phone, a computerised voice automatically reads the message and specifies the sender's telephone number.

This service is also available to Vodafone Sweden's mobile customers when they are abroad. Mobile users do not have to enter Sweden's prefix when sending an SMS home to the Swedish fixed network, but simply dial the fixed network number in the exactly the same way as they would in Sweden.

If the recipient does not answer or if the line is busy when the SMS is being sent, the system will automatically make eight more attempts to send the message - once an hour. If the recipient still does not answer on any of these nine attempts, the message is automatically deleted without the recipient having heard the message. Messages are recorded onto the customers' telephone answering machines. Senders of SMS automatically receive a receipt when their text message has reached the recipient.

To prevent the service disturbing people at inconvenient times, there is a limit on when SMS can be sent to the fixed network. The fixed-line SMS delivery times are: Monday-Friday between 07.00 - 22.00 and Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays between 09.00-23.00. For fixed-network text messages that are sent outside these hours, deliveries will automatically be resumed when the network is open for SMS deliveries.

Anonymous text messages are not permitted. They will automatically be blocked from delivery. The price of sending SMS to the fixed network will be exactly the same as SMS to other mobile phones.



Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Advice needed on what to do with my car?
Created by kekehuang, last reply by pctek on 21-Sep-2018 07:53 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


New Zealand housing market (particularly Auckland)
Created by quickymart, last reply by tdgeek on 20-Sep-2018 21:10 (284 replies)
Pages... 17 18 19


The Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone XS, XS Max and XR discussion and owners thread
Created by JEDENZED, last reply by doctormaxim on 21-Sep-2018 09:00 (262 replies)
Pages... 16 17 18


why there is so much lag within the same company.
Created by RayZhou, last reply by RayZhou on 17-Sep-2018 20:07 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


Fatal flaw found in Tesla, McLaren keys
Created by Mspec, last reply by Aredwood on 20-Sep-2018 23:37 (11 replies)

is VDSL speed a good indicator of what it might be when switch to fibre?
Created by iamsammajor, last reply by iamsammajor on 20-Sep-2018 10:06 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


IOS 12 impressions
Created by 3puttssuck, last reply by Senecio on 21-Sep-2018 08:59 (72 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Lotto Site Showing Weird Result
Created by eracode, last reply by mattwnz on 20-Sep-2018 22:15 (21 replies)
Pages... 2