teju
Level 1: Cadet

Charges for international SMS Australia to O/S

I have an iphone on a plan - the plan doesn't include international SMS. I've been charged for 40 SMS when I have only made 10 (though they are quite long messages). Please advise cost so I can work out whether to ring and query my bill. Thanks.

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ForensicsGuru
Level 21: Augmented

Re: Charges for international SMS Australia to O/S

The maximum length of text message that you can send is 918 characters. However, if you send more than 160 characters then your message will be broken down in to chunks of 153 characters before being sent to the recipient's handset and you will be charged for multiple messages.
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