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  1. Kevin Lancaster

    SMS to be banned as two-factor authentication system in the US

    SMS to be banned as two-factor authentication system in the US The United States will soon ban SMS as a way to implement two-factor authentication.
  2. Kevin Lancaster

    How South Africans are tricked into signing up for R7-per-day SMS services

    How South Africans are tricked into signing up for R7-per-day SMS services A WASP has received a R200,000 fine and a 4-week suspension for not following the rules of an SMS promotion – here is the system it used.
  3. Kevin Lancaster

    How to fight back against SMS spammers and sales agents

    How to fight back against SMS spammers and sales agents If you are tired of receiving unsolicited calls from sales agents, or get a lot of SMS spam, there are ways for you to fight back.
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    Lost text (sms: messages from overseas

    Hi, I'm having what I think is a "porting" problem. I've recently returned to Cape Town from a job in Australia. I got a CellC starter pack, and used that for 3 weeks, but found the signal wasn't strong in the area I've rented a room. After asking the folk who live there, I decided to port...
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    If SMS was priced like data, a message would cost 0.03c

    If SMS was priced like data, a message would cost 0.03c SMS messages would cost a fraction of a cent if mobile operators priced text messaging like mobile data.
  6. Genie

    Find Deleted SMS

    Just a question ... if I delete an SMS from my phone ... is it gone gone gone ... or does Vodacom, Cell C or MTN keep them "somewhere"?
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    Spam SMS – why you may pay to reply “Stop”

    Spam SMS – why South Africans pay to reply “Stop” Recipients of SMS advertising do have the option to opt out – but they may have to pay to do so.
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Rest in peace SMS

    RIP SMS Vodacom’s latest numbers show a drastic decline in SMS volumes, which comes at a time when instant messaging is skyrocketing.
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    MTN, CellC, 8ta and vodacom sim cards sending and receiving SMS throughput

    Good day Does any one know how many SMS's can be sent per hour for any of the mobile operators in S.A? Like can I send 1100 SMS per hour using my phone(Android)? Android SMS limit can be extended to 1100. Just warried about the operators. I am not looking for bulk solutions or...
  10. C

    FNB Ebucks sending out sms statements to incorrect people?

    Hi I received an SMS from FNB Ebucks containing some other persons ebucks statement. Anyone else experience this? Seems like FNB is sending out incorrect statements to people.
  11. H

    Huawei E303s Unlocked USSD not working

    Hello every body, I have recently unlocked my Huawei E303s GSM Modem and i have installed Mobile Partner 21. I have tested USSD and SMS (Send and Receive) which work fine on the Mobile Partner, but when i tried to test USSD on Hyper Terminal with AT COMMANDS i got CME ERROR : 100, how coud i...
  12. A

    GSM modem for sending 3000-4000 SMS/day

    Hello, I want to buy a GSM modem for using OZEKI NG. According to this page Sierra, Huawei and Wavecom modems can be used with this SMS gateway. Can you recommend me the best compatible model that is currently available on the market? (Its capacity should be up to 3000-4000 SMS/day.)...
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    DA SMS criticizing Zuma – court ruling expected

    DA SMS criticizing Zuma – court ruling expected The Constitutional Court will on Monday pass judgement on the appeal against an Electoral Court judgment that an sms sent by the DA to voters was based on false information
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    Constitutional Court to hear DA SMS appeal

    Constitutional Court to hear DA SMS appeal The Constitutional Court will hear an appeal on Thursday against an Electoral Court judgment that an sms sent to voters, stating that President Jacob Zuma stole public money to build his Nkandla home, was based on false information
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    SMS Spam

    Hey, Wondering if anyone can help me. I heard on the radio (567 Cape Talk) That one can put one's name on a national database to 'opt out' of receiving adverts/offers/spam messages. Does anyone know where I can find this? I receive about 3 a day and it is driving me MAD even though I reply...
  16. jes

    MTN cuts off WBS, iBurst due to non-payment

    MTN cuts off WBS, iBurst MTN South Africa terminated services to iBurst parent Wireless Business Solutions for non-payment
  17. jes

    Vodacom cuts off iBurst over unpaid bills

    Vodacom cuts off iBurst over unpaid bills Vodacom has cut off iBurst owner WBS’s SMS interconnect after the company did not pay its bills; WBS says there is no agreement in place
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    MTN 79c prepaid place plan and the PAYG bundle promos - Q&A

    So, after MTN announced the new 79c per minute promo, I went to website to gather more information and also check that I am getting the best prepaid deal(s). I then saw the PAYG Bundles which have the same call rate (79c) but come with added extras. "Dial *141*2*794# and one can select the...
  19. QuintonB

    "How Zuma stole your money" SMS is fair comment: judge

    Zuma Nkandla theft SMS is fair: court An SMS the DA sent to over 1.5 million prospective Gauteng voters accusing President Jacob Zuma of stealing public money was fair comment, the High Court in Johannesburg ruled on Friday.
  20. jes

    Child kidnapping SMS: Spur denies claims

    Child kidnapping SMS: Spur denies claims A text message is doing the rounds that a suspicious woman allegedly preying on young children on the West Rand asked a worker to throw a child over a wall for R2000.
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