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Two Way SMS


What is 2-way SMS?

Two way SMS makes communication between businesses and their audience a 2-way conversation, creating a very useful messaging tool for collecting consumer interests or information by making it possible for responses to be sent by recipients of inbound SMS. This could be for marketing or advertising purposes.

Phanerus Technologies offers shortcodes, long numbers or virtual sims for receiving realtime SMS responses Instantly and efficiently. With our trusted and cost effective gateway, SMS replies can be forwarded to email addresses, stored in phanerus SMS account or forwarded to your API.

Shortcodes

These are numbers like 35010 which are shortened to make them more memorable. They are useful for several kinds of SMS campaigns, like mobile marketing, advertising, collection of donations or charging for a service.


Phanerus Technologies provides

Free shortcode:
VAS provider gets a fixed alphanumeric keyword.
End users can use this to respond to campaigns.
Can be used for SMS marketing, voting, competitions or purchase of mobile content.

Semi free shortcodes:
VAS provider gets more flexibility in their choice of keywords.
End users can use this to respond to campaigns.
Can be used for SMS marketing, voting, competitions or purchase of mobile content.

Shared shortcodes:
VAS provider gets full flexibility in their choice of keywords but still share shortcode with other campaigns.
End users can use this to respond to campaigns.
Can be used for SMS marketing, voting, competitions or purchase of mobile content.

Dedicated shortcodes:
VAS provider gets full access to short code and can choose not to use keywords.
End users can use this to respond to campaigns.
Can be used for SMS marketing, voting, competitions or purchase of mobile content.

SMS Long codes:
Long codes, these are virtual SMS numbers such as 0810000078 which can be used internationally. SMS long numbers can be used by mobile users to opt-in for service alerts or to request for information.

 

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