[kwlug-disc] SMS Gateway..

John Van Ostrand john at netdirect.ca
Fri Nov 19 13:41:15 EST 2010


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> What does an SMS Gateway do? Like what would it be used for?
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> address.. you know the 555555555 at msg.telus.something.com

That works if you know the provider of the cell service. If you want to send a text but don't know the provider,or they don't offer that on the web you need one of two things: an SMS gateway provider on the Internet, or a cellular modem. You can tether a cell phone to a PC to get the same thing.

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