One Fada Equals Three Texts

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Mobile phone users who text in Irish claim they are being ripped off because they use the national language. They say it is cheaper to send a photo than it is to send a “fada”.

Vodafone confirmed yesterday that users would be charged for three text messages if they include a single síneadh fada in a text of 160 characters.

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Texters charged extra for using Irish accents or symbols (Ruadhrí Giblin, Irish Times)

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