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Topic # 165950 25-Feb-2015 16:36
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Hi All,

I have just received a TXT message from CB message stating Te Aro with no reply option. This is the first time I have every received such a message. I assume someone out there knows what this is?

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  Reply # 1246539 25-Feb-2015 16:37
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It's not Cell broadcast but INFO SMS setting is under message settings



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  Reply # 1246548 25-Feb-2015 16:48
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This is the first time I have ever recieved on of these. What is it?


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1246568 25-Feb-2015 17:31
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I think it is CB but some handsets present them as text (damn annoying). If you turn off CB (channel 50) they should stop.




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  Reply # 1246569 25-Feb-2015 17:35
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For probably 15 or so years now Vodafone have transmitted basic cellsite ID or region ID using cell broadcast on channel 50. Some newer phones have a completely different way of dealing with CB (as the implemtation has changed over the years to support new features). Turn it off if it annoys you - it's not used for any services in NZ.


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