- Apr 4, 2014
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you are effectively paying over R1,500 per MB for the amount of data you are sending
Meh, SMS is dying. No one uses it much these days and the mobile operators know this. Which is why they're trying to get OTT players regulated. Bunch of clowns.
Still very popular for business-to-consumer applications, where usage is increasing. It's still the only way to get something critical like an OTP to a user, with any kind of guarantee that it'll reach him, and they will be able to read it.
There's your problem....
I really think you're better off just ignoring those messages. Your reply is just a sign that the number is active.
Don't respond to them. Just delete / block number / ignore.
In the process you'll probably be confirming your number
Yeah... I should probably stop this.