Originally Posted by MST
Definitely check with your service provider just to be sure; maybe there is a problem with your message centre settings or similar. I can't imagine that your provider would end up charging you for more because generally you don't have to pay to receive messages [at least we don't in the UK], that is unless you are roaming on another network abroad.
Americans pay for receiving calls and sms'.
On a maybe related note: I sometimes receive a message and immediately read it. A few minutes later I get the SMS notification sound again but no new SMS'. Has anyone experienced this as well ?