Delivery reports & SMS issues

Delivery reports & SMS issues

Delivery reports & SMS issues

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Delivery reports & SMS issues

Hello I just ported my number to Fido from another carrier and sent a text msg to a few ppl in Canada and other countries, but I'm not receiving any delivery reports. I have a brand new unlocked Nokia phone purchased abroad, similar to Nokia C6 offered by Fido, so there is absolutely no issue with my phone. Also before I ported my number I had several friends abroad send SMS to a friend using fido who received their texts. At the moment I have no idea if they are receiving my SMS, and I can't tell if they sent me a message. My question: would a ported number behave differently than a native fido number, when it comes sending/receiving texts from abroad? And second, what's up with the delivery report issues? Thanx for any feedback.

 

 

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Re: Delivery reports & SMS issues

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just because they dont receive a delivery notice does not mean its not going through, it might work but because different message standards around the world, delivery reports are best effort service and not guarenteed
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just because they dont receive a delivery notice does not mean its not going through, it might work but because different message standards around the world, delivery reports are best effort service and not guarenteed
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Thanx. Ya, perhaps u're right. It just seems to be the norm that Canadian carries tend to...not conform to int'l standards...coz I've never had this issue anywhere else in the world.