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SMS gateway or SMS router hardware?

Topic: SMS gateway or SMS router hardware?

Hi Wialon Community

I wanted to gauge your thoughts and experiences on SMS gateways and/or SMS modems for Wialon Local.

Would like to expand our event based notification capability beyond email, and utilize either:

1. SMS gateway via SMS (Twilio or similar?, PAYG API-SMS or email-SMS for device communication or event notification, or
2. SMS modem, with event based software.

Any experience amongst the audience?

Thanks in advance!

P&Tx

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SMS gateway or SMS router hardware?

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we use our own sms gateway and trigger it by email.
Works perfect since years.
You can also ask Gurtam to setup a local SMPP linux gateway or you do it by yourself: http://www.jasminsms.com/

Wolf.
(makes only sence if you can have local sms flatrate sims)

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We've been using SMS gateway-  Clickatell (https://www.clickatell.com/) which is already integrated in the platform. So far, we're ok with it along with their support.

We would also recommend having a back-up SMS gateway as there maybe issues with some network provider on some countries. As what we have experienced with Clickatell.

We're already in discussion with Gurtam support  in integrating Twilio.

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but for this you pay for each sms... could be a lot of money! We send per month more than 15.000 sms via notifications and with our own sms gateway it costs us 0,002 USD/message...

If you have a lot of sms i always would recomend to use your local simcards with a "flat".

Wolf.

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Use the online SMS gateway to make all your business communications lighting fast and more efficient. Out gateway is specifically designed for all types of marketing and business alerts campaigns. It allows users to pre-schedule and send out hundreds of promotional SMS or meeting and event reminder instantly, all over the globe.

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wwbusch aka Buwo wrote:

but for this you pay for each sms... could be a lot of money! We send per month more than 15.000 sms via notifications and with our own sms gateway it costs us 0,002 USD/message...

If you have a lot of sms i always would recomend to use your local simcards with a "flat".

Wolf.

Thanks for the suggestion. Quick question though, does this mean that you have local sim cards/hardware for every country you operate in?

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yes you need to have it. And it makes only sense if you have a local "sms flatrate" which means you can send unlimited sms with that contract. We use prepaid sims, sometimes the operator blocks the sim because they beleave they are used in "sms gateways" :-)))

Wolf.

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wwbusch aka Buwo wrote:

yes you need to have it. And it makes only sense if you have a local "sms flatrate" which means you can send unlimited sms with that contract. We use prepaid sims, sometimes the operator blocks the sim because they beleave they are used in "sms gateways" :-)))

Wolf.

Hi Wolf, yes this is absolutely right. We experienced this is in Afghanistan where after sending more than 500 SMS our number was blocked from sending additional that day, next day was fine.

We are looking at jasminsms, however could you think of other providers, or solutions for local GSM/SIM modems, (e.g., microcontrollers + modems + software which is scalable)

We are planning to roll out a smilar solution in the UK.

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we use Diafaan sms gateway and 4 modems at the moment. you have to use enough modems that no modem is killed by algorithm.

But to tell the truth, since Wialon App supports push notification we use it less and less....
Most is done by Push or Email.

Wolf.

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How to configure sim or gateway to send SMS notifications.

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I have the same doubt although this thread is old..