SMS News : Regarding Fastsms in Particular and SMS in General

fastsms newsWe do our best to bring you the latest news and gossip from the world of SMS and Mobile Marketing.

This includes info on new products and services in the mobile market. Usage statistics showing which operators are growing or losing out. What devices are proving popular and which are flops.

We’ll also keep you up to date with what is happening inside Fastsms. Changes to the product range, new technologies, special offers and our plans for the future. We’ll include changes or additions to the team as well.

3 Facts about SMS Messaging in the UK

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Do people really like getting SMS messages? Is it true they’re using Apps like WhatsApp instead? A recently published survey reveals those answers, and a few more. Find out the details on how SMS messaging is used and viewed in the UK in this blog.

How to Stop iOS 10 from Changing Your SMS Messages

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Apple’s at it again. Changes they’ve made in iOS 10 affect how some SMS messages are displayed to your customers. If you want to know how those changes affect your SMS marketing, and what you can do to avoid them, you’ll find it all in this blog.

Why Brits are Lucky When it Comes to SMS Spam

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SMS spam is a problem worldwide. But in the UK, we’re less likely to get it than many other countries. Find out why that is, see some examples, and how you can do your part to keep your SMS messages free of spam.

Fastsms Has A New Home In Worcestershire

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Take a few minutes to watch a video of our Technical Director and Operations Director showing  off our new office space in Worcestershire. Then get to know our team as they discuss what they like best about the office.

Fastsms Wins Best SMS Provider Of The Year

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For the second year in a row we’ve been selected by Corporate Vision Magazine as the best SMS platform and SMS Service in the UK. We earned those awards by working hard to make the best platform and offer friendly personal service. Read all about it here.

Are You Going Back to a Dumbphone?

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Is the future of the mobile phone really going backwards to a “dumbphone”? Some would have you think it’s true. But while a few may choose to go retro for a time, there isn’t any doubt that “smart” is here to stay. Read on to see what the fuss is about.

The New York Times, Olympics, And SMS Messaging

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The New York Times used the Olympics as an excuse to try a massive SMS experiment. They wanted reporter Sam Manchester to get personal with their thousands of readers using two-way SMS messaging. Read the blog to see if the experiment was a success or a failure.

What was the First Smartphone?

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So what was the first ever smartphone available? Here we discuss whether it was the Simon from IBM back in 1992 or maybe the Ericsson GS88, or the Nokia 9000 communicator a year earlier. Whichever it’s hard to imagine a world without smartphones yet almost as difficult to accept they’ve been around for 20 – 25 years.

SMS Strategies and A Call to Arms!

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There can be no one involved in business today – from production to marketing – who would defend one isolated strategy for reaching target markets and effectively engaging with them. In an increasingly individualistic and atomized society, today’s consumers discover and engage with brands through a wide variety of mediums and connectors.

Are We Seeing The End of Text?

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A few weeks ago, Facebook executive Mendelsohn stated that in five years she expects the social network “will probably be all video”. Nicola Mendelsohn is the vice president of European, Middle Eastern and African operations for the company. She has an extensive resume going all the way back to 1992. There’s no denying she likely knows what she’s talking about. But while you can’t deny the impact of video on Facebook and the Internet in general, is her prediction implying the actual death of text?