January, 2009

Dynamic SMS Message Routing with HTTP Callbacks

If you need control over routing to particular SMSC connections, the logic that NowSMS uses for SMS message routing is described in detail in the following article: http://www.nowsms.com/routing-sms-messages-to-a-specifc-smsc-route For some installations, the routing control offered by NowSMS does not provide enough control. For these installations, an HTTP based callback exists which allows an...

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TON and NPI Settings for SMPP and UCP/EMI

One of the most confusing issues involved in setting up an SMSC connection is when your SMS service provider requires specific TON (type of number) and NPI (numbering plan identification) values. In the majority of cases, you can ignore any requirements that your provider has for these settings, because NowSMS uses intelligent default values. For SMPP environments, these are the rules that NowSMS...

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Sending WAP Push and Binary SMS from the Command Line

In past postings, we’ve provided a variety of command line script examples that make it easy to interface with NowSMS from a command line interface. The original command line interface, designed to send standard text messages can be found at the following link: http://www.nowsms.com/sending-sms-from-command-line A script to enable sending MMS messages from a command line interface was...

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