An SMS API is an API that lets developers easily integrate SMS (Short Message Service) text functions into an application. These are typically short, text-only messages up to 160 characters.
How Bandwidth is Involved with SMS APIs
Bandwidth provides two texting functionalities to allow your business to integrate SMS. Our SMS API enables our customers to incorporate SMS into their products seamlessly. Bandwidth’s other SMS offering is our SMS Messaging Gateway, with which businesses can text-enable phone numbers and maintain total control over their own SMPP (SMS) and MM4 (MMS) servers.
However, our messaging services don’t stop at SMS. End users have the ability to send and receive pictures, videos, and audio with MMS while also using group messaging and toll-free texting. These capabilities can be integrated with a business app in just a few minutes.
- Bandwidth’s SMS Messaging API offers a variety of features that allow our customers to:
- Add emojis, pictures, audio, and more
- Long message support
- Dependable delivery
- Global reach
- PIN codes and notifications
- Bi-directional unicode
- Redundant network
What Are the Benefits of Bandwidth’s SMS API
Bandwidth owns and operates one of the largest All-IP Voice Networks in the nation. On this network, Bandwidth has built a full suite of communication APIs to meet the ever-growing needs that our customers face to incorporate more ways for their customers to engage with what matters to them. Bandwidth offers services for voice, messaging, 911 access and phone numbers. Bandwidth allows for Voice and Messaging to be easily integrated into a businesses platform to create a better user experience that empowers users to communicate even farther with your business.
Since Bandwidth owns and operates the network, our customers are able to enjoy fast, reliable communication services, scalability, and cost savings. Bandwidth offers our customers world class support with a 24/7 NOC team that is there to address issues as soon as they arise. In addition, Bandwidth’s communication services are built to scale. Whether you are a small start-up or an enterprise giant, Bandwidth services can scale to meet your needs. In addition, partnering with Bandwidth lets you avoid dealing with a middleman. This means more cost savings for your business while connecting with a service you can trust. Bandwidth has mastered SMS APIs, so you can focus on what matters most to you.
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