Articles tagged with: Sms

T-Mobile Accused of Earning Hundreds of Millions of Dollars From Unauthorised Charges

T-Mobile USA has been accused of earning \"hundreds of millions\" of dollars by placing charges on mobile phone bills for premium SMS subscriptions that, in many cases, were bogus charges that were never authorized by its customers. more

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Scammers Settle FTC Charges They Sent Millions of Spam Text Messages

Two scammers have agreed to settle charges that they sent millions of unwanted text messages to consumers across the USA with false promises of $1,000 gift cards more

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Uganda Clamps Down on Unsolicited Text Messages

Uganda's marketing companies have been banned from using SMS to advertise their services until the regulator is able to tighten up the rules for such services. more

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Text Messaging Blocked in the Central African Republic

Mobile networks in the Central African Republic have been ordered to suspend the use of text messages until further notice. more

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SMS Spammer's Offices Raided

A raid was carried out on an SMS spammer in the UK that saw hundreds of SIM card seized by the UK's privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office. more

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Philippine Networks Ordered to Refund Overcharged SMS Costs

Three of the Philippines mobile networks have been ordered to cut the cost of text messages, and issue refunds to customer for what has been called overcharging. more

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Intrado Delivers First Interoperable Text-to-911 Service

USA based Intrado says that it has made the first production delivery of emergency text messages from an unnamed, but said to be major mobile network operator through an interconnected network of service providers. more

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Philippines Network Files Complaint Against SMS Spammer

Philippines based Globe Telecom has filed a complaint with the telecoms regulator, accusing a local heath firm, Caritas Shield of sending spam SMS to its customers. more

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Apple Faces Lawsuit from iPhone Users who Switched to Android Smartphones

Apple is facing a possible class-action lawsuit from former customers who switched from its iPhone to an Android device, and found that text messages from other iPhone users were often not delivered. more

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A2P Messaging to Be Worth Almost $60bn by 2018, Driving SMS Revenues

Revenues from A2P (Application-to-Person -- defined as messages which are sent both to and from an application) SMS could be worth almost $60 billion by 2018, up from $55 billion in 2013,  more

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