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Sprint Sends Texts To Landline Phones

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Apr 25, 2006, 12:44 PM   by (staff)

Sprint today announced a way for its mobile subscribers to send text messages to landline users. Customers do not need to sign up for any additional service or do anything different. They simply send a text messages as they normally would, and if it is sent to a landline number the recipients phone will ring and text is read as voice message. Landline recipients can then choose to respond with pre-definied text messages or a voice message. Text to Landline is available to all subscribers with two-way messaging enabled phones.

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Apr 26, 2006, 11:18 AM

Free doenst mean FREE, it means "pay up suck'a"

I just saw the post for the free txt to landline. I gave it a try and was bothered by a response i recieved from the sprint network saying that "standard text messaging rates apply". i thought, "what rates?! to a free service?!" i have unlimited text messageing, so i wanted to know the deal on the fees. customer service said the fee didnt apply to me, but to the landline customer. i brought up my aurgument that charging them was stupid. if i send a text message to the wrong #, they charge the wrong person. i told them it was being advertised as a free service (free to me, i have unlimited text messaging) so why are they trying to lie about it and still take money. anyway, seems pretty crooked to me on that part. its only .10 but still, its t...
Where does it say free? And the landline cust does not get charge for it. It is nothing more then a normal phone call for them. And just in case you forgot, Sprint is a business, they are in this to make money. If any other company had this service do...

Apr 25, 2006, 6:21 PM


Rolling Eyes i've been doing this for atleast six months now.
First.. Learn propper English. "They been had this"??

But anyways. Yes, it has been out for a while. But Sprint never went public with it. They just recently went public with it and let everyone know it is available.
You know we always find out things before the service providers do!! Sad huh... Guess it just reached the head and they were like better say something!! lol we will see a commercial about that next!

Apr 25, 2006, 1:14 PM


Ya, take me off ur txt autodialer.. oh wait, I don't have a landline. Well now no one has no reason not to stay in touch with their extended family. Good goin Squint..
I got one of these messages a week ago on my landline. It said that I received a text from a Sprint subscriber. It was really strange.

Apr 26, 2006, 10:55 AM

Computerized voice?

'Cause I'd be a terror if i could shake up my sister with texts of "I'm in the house" or "Shall we play a game?". Muahahahahahahaha!

Apr 25, 2006, 2:23 PM

This has been around since November

Text to landline from Sprint has been around since November. It is a great service and costs no more than a normal text (10 cents) if you are not part of a text message plan.

I have used it for quite some time and has worked like a charm each time.
I was just gonna post the same thing.
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