XML (Extensible Mark-up Language) is a set of rules for encoding documents electronically.
Archive for the ‘SMS Glossary’ Category
A vCard is a virtual business card sent between mobile phones.
Usage Reports, available through NetMessenger, show an overview of your account’s activity, broken down by message status.
Throttling is a method of staggering a broadcast in order to manage responses.
A Text Label is who the Text Message will appear to be from in the recipient’s Inbox.
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is an Internet standard for electronic mail (e-mail) transmission across Internet Protocol (IP) networks.
SMSLook is the popular FASTSMS desktop application.
An SMS Credit is the standard cost of one 160 character text message sent through FASTSMS.
SMS To Email is the ability for someone to text into a Virtual Mobile Number and then have it forwarded to an email address.
Short Message Service (SMS) is a communication service standardised in the GSM mobile communication system, using standardised communications protocols allowing the interchange of short text messages between mobile phone devices.
A Shortcode is a 5 digit number (e.g. 80010), particularly used by corporations looking for a more professional alternative to a Virtual Mobile Number.
Reverse Billing is a facility usually available with Shortcodes whereby those that text into that number are charged more than their standard operators rate and a percentage of that money comes directly to you.
A Recurring Message can be setup within NetMessenger or SMSLook to go out at scheduled intervals to particular contacts.
Outlook Integration refers to when SMS functionality is gained through the powerhouse email client from Microsoft – Outlook.
One-Way Text Messaging is the facility, provided by FASTSMS to send an SMS text message through the Internet to a mobile phone, pager or PDA.