Re: Sipgate Text messages?

Discussion in 'UK VOIP' started by I'm Old Gregg, Jan 13, 2013.

  1. "R. Mark Clayton" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > 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" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> 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".

    J
    I'm Old Gregg, Jan 13, 2013
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