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Topic # 17246 18-Nov-2007 22:36
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What's everyone's experience with the different international gateways?  I find that any outside of NZ send messages with the date/time local to them, ie a SMS gateway in the UK will send a message timestamped 12 hours earlier to our time.

Does anyone know if there is a way to trick Vodafone/Telecom with regards to the date/time sent?  The only way around this that I've found is to use a gateway in NZ.

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Reply # 96231 21-Nov-2007 16:13
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,,,even more relevant this next election,,,,ain't that the truth !!!Sealed

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  Reply # 96235 21-Nov-2007 16:23
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grumpybugger: ,,,even more relevant this next election,,,,ain't that the truth !!!Sealed

Would you care to elaborate? As I am unsure as to how this relates to this topic at all?


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  Reply # 96249 21-Nov-2007 17:22
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Spam I think.

Maybe there should be a link on each post that says "Report as Spam"

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Reply # 96377 22-Nov-2007 11:46
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Undecided,duh,,,it is/was a brief comment to a comment( that has been deleted ) that was slotted in front of my response...
      simple as simple could beCool

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  Reply # 96379 22-Nov-2007 11:53
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I live in Australia, and am on Vodafone Prepay over here.

If I send a long SMS to New Zealand Vodafone, the message gets through.

If I send a long SMS to New Zealand Telecom, the message gets split into its 160 character parts and it seems that only the first and last parts gets through, and the middle of the message is dumped. This may be better behaviour than previously as strange characters used to get through for all the later parts of the message on Telecom.

This is particularly painful as my fmaily are going to Telecom because of the text deals they offer in NZ, not too concerned about the fact that Telecom doesn't work well internationally.

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  Reply # 96394 22-Nov-2007 13:14
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My daughter's Optus phone sends blank texts - twice over.  Happens when sending two at once apparently.  Why is that Telecom's fault?

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