Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)

Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (pictures, video) and group messages to and from a mobile phone over a cellular or IP Voice Network.

Users and providers may refer to such a message as a PXT, a picture message, or a multimedia message. The MMS standard extends the core SMS (Short Message Service) capability, allowing the exchange of text messages greater than 160 characters in length. Unlike text-only SMS, MMS can deliver a variety of media, including up to forty seconds of video, one image, a slide show of multiple images, or audio.


How Bandwidth is Involved with MMS

In today’s world, texts aren’t just “text”— they’re images, emojis, videos, and even audio. With Bandwidth MMS, your users can share and receive media in real-time and you have endless possibilities for integration, automation, and more with your own software or application.

What Are the Benefits of Bandwidth’s MMS

Bandwidth is committed to offering a wide variety of services to enhance our customers’ experience. That’s why Bandwidth’s SMS Messaging API goes beyond solely offering enabling powerful SMS to an application. The added bonus of being able to integrate MMS, toll-free and group messaging capabilities ensures that your end users are getting a quality messaging experience no matter how they choose to communicate.

With more and more people choosing to express themselves in with multi-media messaging, we are committed to providing continuously reliable messaging services.


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