What is Polling Interval & Window Size in SMPP gateway configuration?

The polling interval is the frequency (in seconds), of polling message QUEUE. This setting helps you manage any probable stress on message QUEUE. Usual recommended setting is 2-5 seconds. The window size is more relevant for Asynchronous request between ESME and SMSC and defines the max number of allowed number of unacknowledged transactions. It helps to regulate throttling by […]

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What will be length of SMS when I send a long SMS ?

Usually for single SMS, character length is 160 characters. If you type more than 160 characters then the SMS will get split in to multiple SMS as per the SMPP standards. While Available maximum character length in iTextWeb is Simple Text: 1200 characters, Unicode: 530 characters.

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What are the types of messages supported

Our application is designed supports  Normal, Flash, Unicode SMS. Unicode SMS also know as language SMS such as Hindi,Urdu,Arabic, Thai etc. Unicode Flash is not supported widely across the globe. Kindly check the documents provided by your Telecom operator for details. In certain countries Normal message as encoded as Latin-2 instead of default 7 bit […]

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What is promotional and transactional SMS?

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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