Short Message Service | SMS
A Short Message Service, or SMS, is a system for sending text messages over a mobile network connection to mobile phones. SMS communicates only typed characters—i.e., letters and numbers, no pictures, audio, or video—and is limited to 160 characters. Longer messages are typically broken into pieces and then reassembled in the correct order after transmission.
Longer and/or more complex messages (that is, those with more than just text) can be sent via Multimedia Message Service, or MMS.
See also: Application to Person Messaging | A2P
Long Code Text Messaging | 10 Digit Long Code | 10DLC
Messages Per Second | MPS
Multimedia Message Service | MMS
Short Code Text Messaging
At Commio, communication is in our name and our DNA. We believe better voice and messaging eliminates worry, unnecessary cost, and complexity.
Our platform and APIs are powerful and easy to use. Think less telecom jargon and more control. Plus expert, U.S.-based support that’s there when you need it.
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Better customer experiences start with Commio
Everyone in your company – from IT, Engineering to Product – can create better omnichannel customer experiences with our cloud voice and messaging solutions.
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With 40 voice carriers powering your calls and every SMS/MMS provider in route, disaster recovery is built-in.
Commio handles billions of dials and messages a month so you can sleep better knowing we’ve got your back.
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With developer-friendly installation that’s fast and painless, it’s no wonder communication is in our name and our DNA.
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We take the worry, cost and complexity out of your communications.