SMS & MMS Protocols

SMS & MMS Protocols

SMS protocols supported by NowSMS include SMPP, HTTP, UCP/EMI, CIMD2, and GSM/3G modems. MMS protocols supported include MM7 (versions 5.3.0 – 6.13.0, plus various non-standard variations from other vendors), MM4, MM3, MM1 and EAIF.

Clear SMS and MMS API examples are provided for Java, PHP and command line interfaces.  These API examples can be found at our NowSMS APIs page.

MMSC Protocols (Send/Receive):

  • MM7 (versions 5.3.0 through 6.13.0)
  • Non-standard MM7 variations (Ericsson, Materna AnnyWay, LogicaCMG’s PAP/MM7)
  • MM4 (interoperator connectivity)
  • MM3 (SMTP)
  • MM1 (mobile phone clients) (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3)
  • EAIF (Nokia Proprietary MM1)

MMS Gateway Connectivity (client protocols):

  • MM7 (versions 5.3.0 through 6.13.0)
  • Non-standard MM7 variations (Ericsson, Materna AnnyWay, LogicaCMG’s PAP/MM7)
  • MM4 (interoperator connectivity)
  • MM3 (SMTP)
  • MM1
  • EAIF (Nokia Proprietary MM1)
  • MM1 over a GPRS/3G Modem

SMS Gateway Connectivity (client protocols):

  • SMPP
  • UCP/EMI
  • CIMD2
  • HTTP
  • GSM/3G Modem (ETSI GSM 07.05 / 3GPP TS 23.005)

Application Connectivity for MMS Submission (server protocols):

  • MM7 (versions 5.3.0 through 6.13.0)
  • Non-standard MM7 variations (Ericsson, Materna AnnyWay, LogicaCMG’s PAP/MM7)
  • MM4 (interoperator connectivity)
  • MM3 (SMTP)
  • MM1
  • EAIF (Nokia Proprietary MM1)
  • Java
  • PHP
  • Command-line interface

Application Connectivity for SMS Submission (server protocols):

  • SMPP
  • HTTP
  • SMTP
  • Java
  • PHP
  • Command-line interface

Detailed API Information can be found at our NowSMS APIs page.