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SMS Marketing Requirements - GSM Modem and Sim cards

Discussion in 'Mobile Marketing' started by indianagent, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. indianagent

    indianagent Regular Member

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    So my question for all the experts is what type of gsm modem do i need to buy that will work when sending sms? Can I use any? As for sim cards, if i was to get one that is unlimited text plan, can I really sms unlimited or is there a cap?
     
  2. gabfire

    gabfire Newbie

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    Ok so to answer your questions:

    1. Instead of getting traditional GSM modems, have you considered using 3G dongles? Dependent on the dongle, a lot of them are quite happy handling the terminal commands to send SMS's - and they're much cheaper than the GSM modems normally used for this.

    2. They normally have a "fair use" clause that starts kicking in once you hit the 2000 SMS mark. Plus they will can your account if they detect it's being used for spam.
     
  3. Mulala

    Mulala Newbie

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    Here in Belgium I have an 'unlimited' SMS plan, but if you read the small letters it's capped at 10,000/month (which is a lot for normal use)
     
  4. indianagent

    indianagent Regular Member

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    Thanks so much for the help. I will look into the cap and will let u know.