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    Default Verizon disables received flag for SMS

    Use of a cellphone or SMS for dispatch is a bad idea. Verizon now intends to remove the only functionality that makes SMS any different from a common carrier pager:

    Verizon E-mail:
    “We are eliminating the text messaging Delivery Acknowledgement notification service to our handsets to free up more of the network’s text messaging capacity. We consider the benefits to network capacity and

    optimization outweigh the service’s continuation. By eliminating delivery acknowledgements, we are able to free up capacity on our network for more of our customers’ text messages, emails and voice calls.”

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    It was no good for primary dispatch even with that functionality.
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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    i know i just got that message from customer service. sucks, i liked taht service.
    If my basic HazMat training has taught me nothing else, it's that if you see a glowing green monkey running away from something, follow that monkey!

    FF/EMT/DBP

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    Verizon Customer Service. There's a play on words.
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nmfire View Post
    It was no good for primary dispatch even with that functionality.
    You should not be so negative. That cute little salesgirl said it would work great for dispatch. She must know better than you!

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    Hahaha. I know. Just like the Motorola salesman told our ambulance they are required to go P25 digital by the end of 2008.
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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