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运营商回应“拜年短信重发扣费多”的质疑 - Telecommunications Companies Answer the Demand of 'Deducting the Cost of Duplicated New Year SMSes' print version
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春节期间,拜年短信[1]很多,给全国带来浓浓的年味,也给一些人带来了烦恼。中国移动[2]和中国联通[3]5日表示,重复发送或接受短信有可能与手机设置及SIM卡有关。

两大运营商北京地区用户在除夕当天的短信和彩信[4]发送量已经接近十亿条,其中短信九亿条。然而一些用户向记者反映,他们接收和发送的大量拜年短信中有不少重复的现象。

记者5日咨询了两大运营商。中国移动的客服人员表示,手机重复接受和发送短信的原因比较复杂,与手机设置、SIM卡状态等因素都有关系。该客服人员建议,如果时间不相同,系统就有可能认为一方在连续发送短信。如果一部手机总是收到不同人的相同短信,可换手机测试一下,也可能是SIM卡出现故障,可到营业厅换卡检测。

中国联通的客服人员表示,用户在群发拜年短信时重复发送相同短信有可能与当时的手机设置有关系。用户不必过分担忧,可通过手机的短信发送提示功能查看是否重复发送。而关于短信实际发送次数等详细信息可到营业厅查询。

Spring Festival time, Happy New Year SMSes are numerous, giving China a strong Chinese year flavor, though also making some people worried. China Mobile and China Unicom have showed on February 5th, that repeated transmission and reception of SMSes could have to do with the cell-phone's set-up and the sim card.

The amount of SMSes and MMSes that users of two big operating businesses in Beijing area have transmitted on the day of the Chinese New Year's Eve has already approached one billion, among which 900 million are SMSes. However, several users have informed reporters that in a large amount of Happy New Year SMSes received and sent many duplication phenomena occurred.

On February 5th, reporters inquired the two big operating businesses. China Mobile customer service staff says that the reason for duplication in cell-phone received and transmitted SMSes are quite complicated, and have to do with cell phone set-up, sim card condition and additional factors. Customer service staff suggests that if time of operations is not identical, than the system might believe that one side is continuously sending SMSes. If one cell-phone is always receiving identical SMSes from different people, then one should replace the phone and test it, or possibly a breakdown in the sim card occurred, and one should go the business center and try replacing the card.

Customer service staff in China Unicom indicates that repetition of transmission of identical SMSes, when users send group Happy New Year messages, could have to do with the cell-phone set-up at the time. Users shouldn't be excessively concerned, as by a check of the cell-phone SMSes transmission function it can be seen whether repeated SMSes have been sent. Furthermore, as for the number of times sms have been actually transmitted, as well as more detailed information, one can go to the business service center and seek assistance.


[1] 拜年短信 bàinián duǎnxìn - 'Wish-Happy-New-Year-sms', cell phone messages, sent during the Chinese New Year (usually during New Year's Eve), expressing warm holiday greeting to friends and relatives.

[2] 中国移动 zhōngguó yídòng - 'Chine Mobile' -  Short for 中国移动通信集团公司 (China Mobile Communications Corporation), China's (and some says the entire globe's) most earning telecommunication business, established in 2000.

[3] 中国联通 zhōngguó liántōng - 'China Unicom' - One of the most prominent integrated telecommunications operator in China.

[4] 彩信 cǎi xìn - MMS (multimedia messaging service), multimedia cell-phone messages.


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