Coverage down? Having problems with texting

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Hello,

SMS and messaging services appear to be down in my area (Kelowna, BC). I cannot receive texts, and my outgoing texts are being spammed to the recipient. I have a plan and an LG G6 phone. I want to know if this is a my phone issue or a service issue. It seemed to be working 100% fine up until about 2 hours ago.
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Can you make calls? What do you mean that outgoing texts are being spammed to the recipient?
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I have been able to make calls. Data seems to be working fine however.

If I send a message to someone, they will receive multiple versions of that message, once seemingly every second. On my end, it'll just keep saying sending repeatedly. 

Also, I am not receiving an incoming text messages.
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Instead of getting the 1 text, the recipient got the same text 21 times until I went on airplane mode and pulled the plug.
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Hi Kody
Did it happen to 1 recipient or all of yours? It could be a glitch somewhere.
I would try to restart the phone and see if it helps.
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It sounds like a problem with your texting and everything else is fine. What app are you using to text|? Try using the stock app that came with the phone to see if you're having the same issues?
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It's happening with all my recipients, and I am using the stock SMS app. I've turned it off, restarted the phone, took out the SMS and blew on the inside like a game cartridge like that would make a difference.
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If it worked yesterday and the issues happened now, then the problem could be from the network. I would wait for tonight and see if it can fix itself tomorrow morning. If not, you might have to contact Koodo directly to ask them to check on their end.
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Hey. I'm having the same issue, so it must be the carrier. delayed sending texts, then spamming recipients. I tried texting a few people and same result.

http://canadianoutages.com/status/koodo
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No problems with texting on my end which is in lower mainland BC. Could be a glitch in the system but if it is still happening in the morning I would give them a shout. *611 from your mobile phone.
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right. thanks :)