Ralph Alvy wrote:
> The Ghost of General Lee wrote:
>> On Sun, 24 Feb 2008 07:45:49 GMT, Ralph Alvy <[email protected]>
>> wrote:
>>> With my new Sprint account, using a Palm Centro, all attempts by
>>> VZW users to send me SMS message result in their getting a return
>>> error message telling them my number "is a landline #. Reply Y to
>>> send all TXT messages to this # as voice."
>>> What gives here?

>> Did you port a land line number to Sprint?

> No, this wasn't a ported number. Sprint tried giving me a different
> number (in the same area code, which is 424) and the same problem
> occurred. When a friend on the ATT network texted my Sprint phone, it
> got through fine. When someone on the Sprint network texted me, it
> got through fine.
> When I use a Verizon phone to text a Sprint number in a different
> area code, it works fine.
> I reported this to Verizon. Verizon is considering it to be their
> problem.

Might be a problem with the number portability database for this block of
numbers ?
Maybe the whole block is still tagged to their original landline carrier.

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