An SMS Credit is the standard cost of one 160 character text message sent through FASTSMS.
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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.
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.
A Messaging Gateway is acomputer system that converts one messaging protocol to another.
Bulk Import Messaging Reports are used in NetMessenger when a broadcast is sent via the Bulk Import Send option.
Now more than ever, people with financial responsibility are looking for ways to reduce outgoings whilst maximising income. The trouble is how to do this in a way that doesn’t compromise the quality of service, and in this respect, schools are not exempt.
A recent survey of 1,493 parents polled by government education technology agency Becta found that the majority of parents surveyed were in favour of schools using SMS technologies for communication.
The ability to send a text to multiple recipients is used a lot to notify students and/or parents of rehearsals, training, society meetings, anything really where a reminder is appreciated.