How SMS Messaging is Helping the NHS to Save Thousands
In recent years various NHS trusts have used SMS messaging to remind clients of their appointments – and have saved the NHS thousands of pounds already. With the number of missed appointments at an all time high across the NHS, the cost of these no-shows has a huge impact on the vital services that the NHS provides, for both the organisation and its patients. Read on to learn how SMS Messaging is saving the NHS thousands.
Be Careful When Reading About Shortcodes and VMNs
When you start using SMS marketing, one of the first decisions you need to make is whether or not you’ll need to get replies. If you do, then you’ll need to decide between shortcodes and a virtual mobile number (VMN, also called longcode). If you don’t, then that’s alright too.
What Can You Do with MMS Messaging?
Did you know you can send more than text in an SMS message? Well, technically it isn’t an SMS message if it isn’t text. Instead, the multimedia messaging service, or MMS for short, is an extension of the SMS core functionality. It allows you to send short videos (40 seconds or less), images or audio over mobile networks just like an SMS message.
NetMessenger: A tale of updates, lower prices, and awesomeness
NetMessenger is our web-based SMS service that lets you send, receive, and manage your text messages from anywhere. Most of our customers use it (the rest use one of our other SMS solutions), so we’re →
How are A2P SMS, P2A SMS, and Notifications Different?
A2P SMS, or Application to Person SMS, messaging is when an application sends a person a text message just like you’d send a text to your mates. P2A SMS, or Person to Application SMS, messaging is when a person send texts to an application.