What Is SMS Gateway?

What is SMS Gateway and how it works?

An SMS gateway is a website that allows users to send SMS messages from a web browser to people within the cell served by that gateway.

The gateway acts as a relay, translating one protocol into another.

Wireless network operators use SMS gateways to connect SMS centers (SMSCs)..

What is SMS Gateway API?

A SMS API is well-defined software interface which enables code to send short messages via a SMS Gateway. As the infrastructures for SMS communications and the internet are mostly divided, SMS APIs are often used to ‘bridge the gap’ between telecommunications carrier networks and the wider web.

How do I find my SMS gateway address?

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What is the difference between a text message and SMS?

SMS is an abbreviation for Short Message Service. In layman’s terms: it’s a text message. However, while you might refer to a variety of different message types as simply a “text” in your daily life, the difference is that an SMS message contains only text (no pictures or videos) and is limited to 160 characters.

How do I use SMS Gateway?

To connect to an SMS gateway, you can use an SMSC protocol such as SMPP and CIMD. Some SMS gateways support an HTTP / HTTPS interface. HTTP / HTTPS is easier to use than SMSC protocols. The drawback is that there may be fewer SMS features to use.

How does an SMS work?

Sending the data As for the actual transmission of a SMS, the text message from the sending mobile device is stored in a central SMC, which then forwards the message to the desired destination.