Vodafone

Is it me or is the rest of the nation getting plagued with unsolicited text advertising from Vodafone? They keep sending adverts to my phone. I never asked for them and I can’t stop them. Its only a little irritation but why should they be allowed to get away with it just because they provide my phone service?

4 comments ↓

#1 Stuart Bruce, BMA PR on 08.08.06 at 6:55 pm

You might have ticked the wrong box to opt in/out as we have a Vodafone contract and don’t get many (if any) ads. But you’re right they are extremely annoying – I’m one of those people that don’t mind direct mail but I can’t stand phone calls/texts. Always makes me feel guilty when I’m doing telephone voter ID!

#2 Sam on 08.09.06 at 11:45 am

Presumably you can register your mobile with the Telephone Preference Service, and they’d have to stop.

#3 Jake Anders on 09.06.06 at 6:25 pm

No, SMS messages are not covered by the TPS, but they shouldn’t send them unless you have ticked a box somewhere… though I think they have to let you opt-out if you ask.

http://www.tpsonline.org.uk/tps/faq/#seven

#4 Paul Ledbrook on 09.07.06 at 3:07 pm

As an ex sapper ’42-47 I am disgusted at you leaving MOD not over the incommpetance of the organisation, but over an internal Labour Party spat.

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