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Re: Sipgate Text messages?

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"R. Mark Clayton" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Voipfone provide SMS, but it costs.
> Incoming SMS to ex BT numbers get intercepted and turned into voice
> messages by BT, but then delivered by your SP.
> Must try SMS to the virtual number (05xx)
> "Andy Burns" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>> Michael Chare wrote:
>>> Can an sms enabled landline phone connected to sipgate via a Linksys
>>> adapter send and receive text messages - as text messages?

>> BT do offer PSTN SMS features to other providers, no idea whether SIPgate
>> have taken up that offer, if I was guessing I'd say not.
>> Is the Linksys one of the models that also connects to a PSTN line?
>>> I appears that I can receive text messages as voicemail.

>> The fact that messages are received by voice delivery tends to indicate
>> that the phone isn't operating as an SMS capable device. It could be BT
>> delivering the voice message, or BT can deliver the SMS to another
>> provider, who then delivery the voice message.


The last time I tried to SMS from sipgate to a Landline it was a no go, I
asked Sipgate and they said "not possible".


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