No, both are two different protocols. SS7 protocol enables you to directly connect with Telecom resource. Certain amount of volume commitment and regulatory compliance is required for SS7 connectivity. SS7 connectivity is mainly preferred by MVNO’s.
The Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) is a protocol widely used by the majority of telecommunications industry across the globe for exchange of SMS messages (Short message) between Short Message Service Centers (SMSC) and/or External Short Messaging Entities (ESME) also know as SMPP Client. The protocol is TCP/IP based with Stateful connection and enquire link timer, which […]
iTextWeb is all in one ready to use SMPP Client/Server application for agreegrators. Its has inbuilt Web based Sign-up and Sign-in module with role based authentication. This web app can be hosted on Windows server 2012 or higher. iTextWeb is a complete white label solution. Its has a light weight SMPP Server module to handle inbound […]
Why messages with special characters i.e. (&, *, @, $) are not delivered in a readable format on some mobile screens?
Special characters such as &, *, @, $ etc has different values in GSM 7 bit encoding. You need to check the character en-coding supported by your SMSC. Some SMSC uses ISO 8859-2 Latin character set instead of GSM7 bit. In case of mismatch of character encoding, such special characters in message may not appear properly on […]
Few countries have regulatory requirement to differentiate between promotional and transactional SMS. Since it is country specific requirement, its not available by default. However same can configured based on client requirement. SMPP Gateway time limit can also be implemented in such scenario. Any messages queued after the stipulated timing window are queued automatically for next day […]
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