[kwlug-disc] SMS Gateway..
liberosec at yahoo.ca
Fri Nov 19 15:58:54 EST 2010
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> From: John Van Ostrand <john at netdirect.ca>
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> Sent: Fri, November 19, 2010 1:41:15 PM
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] SMS Gateway..
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> > What does an SMS Gateway do? Like what would it be used for?
> > address.. you know the 555555555 at msg.telus.something.com
> That works if you know the provider of the cell service.
Also according to the googles some carriers like Fido for example charge for the
And this being a free feature I suspect it will be as reliable as a free email
account; it's OK (personal use etc) but for providing SMS alerts service to
clients (with contracts, SLAs etc) I don't know how robust emailing will be, my
prejudice is "not very", I'd like ot know if someone has more insight/experience
> 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
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