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SAFE TXT service provided by Vodafone and Telecom

Published: Tue 5 Dec 2006 03:29 PM
SAFE TXT service provided by Vodafone and Telecom
You might be hitch-hiking, walking home or using a taxi late at night. Now you can register your whereabouts on a central database via text message and in the unlikely event that you go missing, the police can access the information you recorded.
How does it work?
For TELECOM 025 and 027 users
You send a free text message to 7233 (SAFE) using your Telecom mobile.
For each text you send to SAFE, Telecom records the date and time the message was sent, as well as the mobile phone number and the message content.
Each message receives an automated response that states:

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