Vodacom stops iBurst's SMS interconnect over unpaid bills

Thursday 29 May 2014 | 11:19 CET | News
Vodacom South Africa has terminated a SMS agreement with ISP iBurst's owner WBS and cut off its SMS interconnect, after WBS failed to pay its interconnect bill. WBS, however, said that there was no approved agreement in place. WBS and Vodacom reached an SMS interconnect agreement in July 2013 related to bulk SMS termination. Vodacom said that the agreed rate for bulk SMS termination was 11 cents per SMS, MyBroadband reported. WBS started to send commercial SMS to Vodacom subscribers. However, according to sources familiar with the matter, WBS did not pay any interconnect invoices. After

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: iBurst / Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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