MM1

Mobile Operator MMSC APN & Settings (Updated)

The Now SMS & MMS Gateway can use a GSM/GPRS or 3G/UMTS/WCDMA modem to send and receive MMS messages via an operator MMSC. In this type of configuration, there is no special setup requirement required by the mobile operator. The Now SMS & MMS Gateway sends and receives MMS messages using the same protocol that is used by the MMS client in a mobile phone, so it simply requires that the SIM...

Read More

Sending MMS Messages with NowSMS

Once you have succesfully configured NowSMS so that it is possible to send MMS messages via the web interface, you may want to explore APIs for sending MMS messages programmatically. The NowSMS APIs for sending MMS messages are based upon either the HTTP or SMTP protocols. However, before we go into details about these protocols, there may be an easy way to interface with NowSMS without learning...

Read More

MMS Message-ID Length problems with some handsets and/or MM4

We received a report from a customer that was experiencing a problem where some Nokia handsets would restart themselves after sending an MMS message. The MMS message would be sent ok, but the sending handset would restart after a confirmation is displayed that the MMS message had been sent. This problem was caused because the length of the MMS message-id generated by the NowSMS MMSC was longer...

Read More

Multiple Modems for Sending Outbound MMS

File this as a “not so obvious” configuration feature of NowSMS…. When you are sending MMS messages via an operator MMSC using a GRPS(/EDGE/UMTS/WCDMA) modem, NowSMS only allows you to designate one of the modems as the “Default Route” for outbound MMS message routing. So, if you have multiple modems installed, all messages are sent via only one of the modems, unless...

Read More

Receiving MMS Messages Over a GPRS Modem – MMSINQ and MMSCDATA Directories

If you’re configuring NowSMS to send and/or receive MMS messages using a GSM/GPRS (or EDGE/UMTS/WCDMA) modem, the initial setup can be a little confusing. It’s confusing because NowSMS is like a swiss-army knife of SMS and MMS messaging functionality. We’ve tried to make NowSMS easy-to-use for accomplishing basic messaging tasks … but a big part of the appeal of NowSMS is...

Read More