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Topic # 12731 2-Apr-2007 20:07
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Hey guys,

Couldn't see it mentioned so thought I'd post.

Telecom Mobile customers, send a text to '300' with a mobile number in the message body and Telecom will reply with either

"This number belongs to a Telecom Customer"

or

"This number does not belong to a Telecom customer"



Hope it helps
(Someone with an 021 care to do the honours in the appropriate thread?)

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  Reply # 66017 2-Apr-2007 20:18
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SilentOne:
(Someone with an 021 care to do the honours in the appropriate thread?)

(Txt the same number from a vodafone;) )





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  Reply # 66019 2-Apr-2007 20:23
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Cheers Filterer

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  Reply # 66062 3-Apr-2007 10:43
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I did this from a telecom phone,

got a blank message from 300

then a message from 300 containing

"<h2>Internal Error, yaws code crashed</h2><br /><hr /> <pre> Error erlang code crashed: File: appmod:0 Reason: {noproc,{gen_server,call,"

Then a message from 113 saying due to insufficiant funds i've been blocked from receiving chargable texts (even though my phone is in credit)

Then a message from 300 saying

[erms_msg_queue,{queue,mo,"MNP-MO-HTTP","MN

Then another blank message.

Guessing its not fully operational then?


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  Reply # 66068 3-Apr-2007 11:33
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I just did it from an 021 and got.

021******* is a currently active number on Vodafone's network. vdfn-vdfn call & TXT rates may apply for this number to check your plan go to vodafone.co.nz/plan

The url in the above text response does not work.

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  Reply # 66070 3-Apr-2007 11:39
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upon further investigation, it looks like the url in the text message is missing the 's' off plans.

It should read

vodafone.co.nz/plans

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  Reply # 66074 3-Apr-2007 12:07
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Interesting because the number I txt to 300 yesterday (from a vodafone) and the text had a 's' on the end of the url but today it doesn't.

Also if I text a character such as 'j' I get a "This system is currently unavailable. Please try again later"

Some coder out there needs a kick up the pants




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  Reply # 66089 3-Apr-2007 13:03
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Well, the copy and pasted text is 160 characters, so perhaps you only get the full link for a 6 digit number? Someone want to try it with an 8 and see if it loses another letter?




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  Reply # 66095 3-Apr-2007 13:33
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When I tried a number that is not on VF, it has the URL correct. Entire message is:

0xxxxxxxxx is not currently an active number on Vodafone's network. To check what your call & TXT rates are for this number visit vodafone.co.nz/plans

This message has a total of 150 chars, so maybe it is the 160 char limit.

EDIT: And the number I tried was an 021 number that was ported from VF to Telecom, so that part seems to work OK.

EDIT (Again): This was from a Vodafone phone.  When I tried on a Telecom phone, I got "This service is temporarily unavailable - please try again later."



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  Reply # 66097 3-Apr-2007 13:39
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I did it from my 021, i have not ported, and tested my number Tongue out

The total message length came to 153 characters, i may have edited it slightly for readibility.


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