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SMS Gateway

SMS Gateway

Easily send SMS to any mobile device without having to invest time and resources developing to APIs or building out new infrastructure.

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Give your customers’ voice new reach

SMS Gateway enables your business to easily send SMS to endpoints without the hassle of managing expensive infrastructure and multiple carrier connections.

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Reliable nationwide messaging

Send SMS across the country by working with a SMS provider that has reliable access to the carrier connections you need.

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Send SMS without a mobile phone

Enable your application to send SMS to your customers’ mobile phones without having to use a mobile phone. Just get a phone number and you’re ready to start sending!

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Focus on your core business

The messaging landscape is constantly changing. Connect with our SMS Gateway solution and let our experts keep you up-to-date on current messaging rules & regulations.

A single source for your communication needs

Work with a provider that delivers more than just SMS. Consolidate your voice and emergency calling needs for less headaches and more savings.

Powerful SMS features without the infrastructure

Send messages using our tier 1 network and carrier connections.

  • Reliable delivery
  • Redundant network
  • 100+ MPS capabilities
  • Real-time delivery receipts
  • High-volume support over local, toll-free, & short codes
  • Connections to all the major mobile carriers
  • We own and operate a SMSC

Get more out of your messaging

Your customers want to connect over SMS. Here's just a few ways you can do that.

Want to learn more about business text messaging?

The messaging industry is changing a lot, which means it's more important than ever to keep up with new rules, regulations, & guidelines.

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A better approach to support

Our approach to support is different than our competitors; we focus on making sure you’re successful. We have a dedicated team of industry vets with the knowledge and experience to tackle the most demanding telecom situations, as well as the tools and processes to ensure your success and satisfaction. You’ll wonder why everyone doesn’t have the same approach.

  • Dedicated team to help you every step of the way
  • Assigned single point of contact with all products
  • 24/7 proactive Network Operations Center (NOC)
  • 98% CSAT delivering Technical Assistance Center (TAC)
  • Expert business development managers to help you navigate your changing needs
  • A dedicated team of experts enhancing Messaging Deliverability and troubleshooting downstream carrier block issues

Make the switch to Bandwidth's SMS Gateway today

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Frequently asked questions

What is an SMS gateway?

An SMS gateway (Short Message Service Gateway) allows you to use your existing SMPP servers to send messages without having to migrate your infrastructure to the cloud.

How does an SMS gateway work?

An SMS gateway makes it possible to send and receive SMS text messages by translating and routing those SMS messages to the telecom service providers via a SMPP interface.

Does Bandwidth offer 2-way SMS?

With toll-free messaging and Local A2P, Bandwidth customers can use our SMS gateway to send and receive 2-way SMS text messages.

Does Bandwidth offer email to SMS?

You can integrate email to SMS functionality into your communications application using our SMS gateway service as the backbone to translate text from email into a compatible SMS format for downstream carriers.

What areas does Bandwidth serve/is there global SMS service?

Bandwidth’s SMS gateway primarily serves text messaging to North American carriers (especially wireless carriers). Our International A2P messaging service is in Limited Availability. For more information, contact a Bandwidth sales rep today.

How does Bandwidth help combat SMS spam?

Bandwidth educates our customers and adheres to industry best practices based upon established laws, rules, and best practices that dictate what SMS “spam” means. Our spam blocking policy is available here.

Does Bandwidth offer an SMS API?

Yes. Visit to learn more how our SMS API enables businesses to power text messaging.

Does Bandwidth offer a trial for SMS services?

“Yes! If you’re interested in testing our messaging APIs, you can request a trial by signing up here.

However, if you’d like to connect to a modern SMS Gateway to power your existing application by connecting your current messaging infrastructure to Bandwidth, let’s talk!”

Can I send images, videos, or other rich media with your SMS API?

Yes. Bandwidth supports both plain text messaging (SMS) and rich media texting (MMS). For other rich media options, check out our RCS beta.