Sitting here looking out of the window at a thoroughly miserable day reminds me that FASTSMS is useful for warning people of adverse weather. We have literally hundreds of schools using the service texting parents to say “Don’t send you’re kids in today, we’re snow bound” or “Come and fetch your offspring before we are [...]
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The following outlines what you should consider when choosing your SMS provider as stated by DevelopersHome.com – an independent online information resource for mobile technologies. We feel their criteria for How to Choose an SMS Provider is a great starting point for people looking to use SMS text messaging in their business – we have even offered the answers for FASTSMS to get you started.
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.
Multimedia Messaging Service, or MMS, is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content to and from mobile phones.
You can set up an inbound Virtual Mobile Number from FASTSMS for just £99 + vat per year, to create a company “Textline” for clients, colleagues, suppliers to send you SMS text messages.
Keywords are terms used to separate text messages into categories.
Keyword Summary Reports allow you to report on Keyword activity on your account from within NetMessenger.
Microsoft’s Outlook Mobile Service is a new feature in Outlook 2007 that allows you to send SMS text messages just as you would an email.
Outlook Mobile Service is the new feature in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 that allows you to create and send text messages as well as multimedia messages to a mobile device from within Outlook in the same way you would email messages.
Your Keyword Message List is your list of filters for specific keywords contained in incoming messages and their desired outcome.
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application-level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. FASTSMS offers HTTP connections via its API.
The Home Location Register (HLR) is a database that when a text message is sent is accessed by operators to find out information about a number.
OMS is a new feature in Outlook 2007 that gives you 100% integration with your FASTSMS account.
FASTSMS Network Coverage includes all GSM operators which is around 80% of the global mobile market.
General packet radio service (GPRS) is a packet oriented mobile data service available to users of the 2G cellular communication systems global system for mobile communications (GSM), as well as in the 3G systems.