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# 159755 11-Dec-2014 18:11
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Is anybody else having problems with TXT in Raumati South?

I sent a text to someone in Raumati South at 1148  this morning and they only recieved it at 1656 this afternoon when they moved out of Raumati South!!!!!!

This is not the first time this has happened.

Cheers Paul

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  # 1195775 11-Dec-2014 19:11
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This is most likely a handset issue.

If you're really sure it's not, I suggest ringing Vodafone with times, dates, the sending number and the receiving number.



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  # 1195792 11-Dec-2014 19:30
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Did the SMS stay on-net or go off-net or does the end user live in very low coverage?

If the SMS stayed on-net then I check the SMS end to end from when it left handset to when it was delivered and how many times the network attempted to deliver the SMS and if many attempts the reason why

John

 
 
 
 


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  # 1195793 11-Dec-2014 19:32
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So, that's an hour for each exclamation mark you used in your thread title.




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  # 1195998 12-Dec-2014 07:46
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@kiwipawl please don't forget to DM me so I can give you an answer

A Party number
B Party number
Time SMS was sent

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  # 1196221 12-Dec-2014 12:50
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@kiwipawl Thanks for the DM with the INFO

The B party number is off-net and the SMS was passed to the other carrier to deliver

If you SMS the B party number to 300 shortcode (Free) you can check if a number is on-net or off-net

Thanks


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  # 1196233 12-Dec-2014 13:03
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Instant

 
 
 
 


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  # 1196273 12-Dec-2014 13:25
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I always thought that SMS wasn't guaranteed to be a real time service anyway..




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  # 1196274 12-Dec-2014 13:25
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johnr: @kiwipawl Thanks for the DM with the INFO

The B party number is off-net and the SMS was passed to the other carrier to deliver

If you SMS the B party number to 300 shortcode (Free) you can check if a number is on-net or off-net

Thanks



Hi johnr thanks for the info.

The number I sent it to is a Vodafone number so why does it get passed on to another carrier?

Cheers Paul.

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  # 1196285 12-Dec-2014 13:35
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old3eyes: I always thought that SMS wasn't guaranteed to be a real time service anyway..


Correct



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  # 1196287 12-Dec-2014 13:35
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The other number is a 021 number and they are definatley on the Vodafone network.

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  # 1196290 12-Dec-2014 13:36
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kiwipawl:
johnr: @kiwipawl Thanks for the DM with the INFO

The B party number is off-net and the SMS was passed to the other carrier to deliver

If you SMS the B party number to 300 shortcode (Free) you can check if a number is on-net or off-net

Thanks



Hi johnr thanks for the info.

The number I sent it to is a Vodafone number so why does it get passed on to another carrier?

Cheers Paul.


Just cause a number starts with 021 does not mean that number is on Vodafone



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  # 1196296 12-Dec-2014 13:48
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johnr:
kiwipawl:
johnr: @kiwipawl Thanks for the DM with the INFO

The B party number is off-net and the SMS was passed to the other carrier to deliver

If you SMS the B party number to 300 shortcode (Free) you can check if a number is on-net or off-net

Thanks



Hi johnr thanks for the info.

The number I sent it to is a Vodafone number so why does it get passed on to another carrier?

Cheers Paul.


Just cause a number starts with 021 does not mean that number is on Vodafone


But I guess the fact that we pay Vodafone for the services does.

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