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Posted on Friday, June 04, 2004 - 01:13 am:   

hi folks,

i'm sms newbie, can anyone tell me what is smpp & how to apply for this service? i know that smpp can use to send bulk sms & it's much faster than using gsm modem. it's cool thing to learn &
Nowsms support smpp, too.
Bryce Norwood - NowSMS Support
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Post Number: 2677
Registered: 10-2002
Posted on Friday, June 04, 2004 - 02:13 pm:   

SMPP is an SMS specific protocol that is usually offered by higher-end SMS service providers.

When you are connecting directly to a mobile operator, SMPP is usually the preferred protocol (although UCP/EMI is also used by many operators).

A lot of the bigger SMS service providers also support SMPP on their systems. Although, quite frequently they reserve SMPP accounts only for higher volume users.

I don't really recommend any specific SMS service providers, but if you search the web on keywords like bulk SMS provider, you can start to evaluate different provider offerings. I do recommend getting a test account first before committing to a longer term contract, as often with the lower priced providers you get what you pay for when it comes to reliability.


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