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Multple charges on text messages

by StephenC Starter Poster
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Why are we getting multiple charges on prepay text messages, in some cases up to 5 charges for one text message!

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Re: Multple charges on text messages

by johnr Retired Staff
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Cause a SMS is 160 characters max so if you send an SMS 300 characters that is 2 SMS and when you start adding emojis to them they use more characters again
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Re: Multple charges on text messages

by StephenC Starter Poster
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Hi John

Thanks for the info, we weren't aware of this.  Will keep messages very short and emoji free and monitor this closely just to make sure.

Cheers

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Re: Multple charges on text messages

by Contributor jacky5878 Contributor
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haha. isn't that your plan will be on the free sms allocation?

 

why don't you use whatsapp, viber and messenger?.... 

 

 

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