International Prefix Conversion for SMS

There are many situations where end users submit messages using local number formats, but the upstream SMSC connection requires that the message be submitted using an international format (e.g., include a country code and possibly require TON=1 for SMPP connections). For example, an end user in the UK might want to send an SMS message to 0777777777 using the local number format, but the upstream...

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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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