People who only receive SMS messages sent originally on Valentine’s day
messages appear in The text-originally posted on 14. February, Valentine’s day, but received more than the temple eight months later, with Wednesday, the time. The total number of messages sent by what was called the “internal maintenance cycle” 168,149, according to Syniverse provides technology and business services for a variety of telecommunications companies.
The Problem Apple ( and Android devices came in all the four major carriers in the United States and concerned. )
the people shared their experiences about the receipt of messages is delayed via social media and Reddit. Some said they received SMS messages from ex-friends and ex-girlfriends, which led to difficult conversations. The other say, the messages came from relatives or friends who already passed since then. A person complained to the Sprint Twitter account that her cell phone had sent a text to her boss in the middle of the night.
the person who originally sent, the text should have a record of the message in the archive.
The makers that have responded, pointed to a “maintenance update” and a “third-party manufacturer.”
“last night is a maintenance update has occurred, a part of the messaging platforms of several airlines in the USA, including Sprint, which resulted in some customers on older text messages to your devices,” is a Sprint ( spokesman told CNN Business. “The Problem was solved not long after it has occurred. We apologize for any confusion this has caused.” )
T-Mobile ( said it was not an internal Problem but a problem of a third-party provider, the impact on its networks. A spokesman said T-Mobile was aware of the problem and it has cleared up now. )
Verizon ( mentioned in CNN’s Business to Syniverse, which confirmed the incident. )
“We apologize to all who are affected by this, occur,” said William Hurley, chief marketing & product officer at Syniverse. “While the issue has been resolved, we are in the process of reviewing our internal procedures to ensure this happens, and actively with our customers teams to answer the questions you have.”
AT&T (, which is CNN’s parent company, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Apple and )Google ( to respond, not immediately. )
ABI Research, said the research and consulting on technology, that the four major carriers announced a “cross-carrier messaging system”, which is expected in the year 2020.
“Unfortunately, in order to pass for improvements, updates need to be made. And, sometimes these updates have glitches or hiccups,” Leo Gergs, an ABI research analyst, told CNN the Business.
Gergs is also said, Valentine’s day messages were more likely to be affected, since the amount of texts sent on this day “unusually high”.