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.
It was a great 2015 at fastsms : Review and highlights
Wow, what a year! While it’s hard to believe it’s over, 2015 turned out to be one of our best. It was so good, I thought it was worth reliving it once again before we →
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.
The verdict is in. NetMessenger is the easiest SMS service to use
This blog is a bit of a departure for us. We don’t usually like to toot our own horn, but we’re excited about the results from our latest customer survey. We’re also grateful to everyone →
NetMessenger: The best way to send text messages when you can’t get a signal
Coverage maps from mobile providers all tout the best mobile phone coverage. But even the best ones will have holes in their service if you look closely. It all really depends on geography and signal →