I can send and receive SMS to/from DoCoMo in Japan using a Dopod 838 Pro (http://www.dopodasia.com/Dopod/Singapore/En/Products/PDAPhone/838Pro/) with a DoCoMo SIM. I'm almost 100% sure that I can't send to AU and Softbank.
Although there are a lot of good things about mobile in Japan, I really resent the fact they have basically neutered SMS. Being able to send a text message to anyone without knowing their mobile email address is surprisingly useful. Because it's never been here though, no-one misses it.
On Jul 19, 2007, at 10:03, Arnold P. Siboro wrote:
>> - Can the UMTS2100 send/receive SMS across operators in Japan?
> I guess yes, never tried though. It can send/receive to operators
> but not very reliable (sometimes SMS do not arrive).
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