Using a GSM modem, or an Android phone as a modem, is a quick and efficient way to get started with SMS and/or MMS applications. No special service provider subscriptions are required, just a standard SIM card that has been activated for use with a mobile operator.
The following quick start guides explain how to quickly setup NowSMS or NowSMS Lite to send and receive SMS and MMS messages using an Android phone as a modem:
The following quick start guide explains the basic setup of E-Mail to SMS & MMS functionality:
The following quick start guides explain how to setup NowSMS with a conventional GSM modem:
The following quick start guide is extremely old, but it explains some of the basics of an MMSC configuration.
(Note: If installing NowSMS as an MMSC in a mobile operator environment, please refer to Operator MMSC Considerations.