Receiving empty sms after registration

Paul paul at
Sat Nov 1 11:52:50 CET 2008

>> I receive an empty sms each time I register with my phone provider
>> (Bouygues in France, Simio in Spain), with an origin address like "_@".
>> Has anybody got the same behavior?
>> Is it coming from the phone or from the provider?
> I think that is a message from your operator to say that you have a new 
> voicemail message. 
> When the phone gets that message it should give you a "new voicemail" popup or 
> other indicator instead of putting the message in your SMS inbox.
> Could you phone your voicemail mailbox to see if this is the case?

And do you have the option to test this with another phone?

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