SMS hinkiness on AT&T?

Jay R. Ashworth jra at
Thu Aug 14 10:46:47 CDT 2008

On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 07:50:22PM -0700, Joel Jaeggli wrote:
> Text sent too at&t customers appear ok from tmob or via 
> I'm experiencing ~10 minute delays on texts originating on at&t handsets.

I see intermittent but very regular delays myself from my Nextel
Blackberry (MMS, not SMS), to and from several other networks,
sometimes up to *hours*.

I've always assumed that whatever gateway service connects the various
carriers is simply incompetent.

This might be better discussed on [outages].

-- jra
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