There are more than one way to SMS for enterprises. Every kind of industry has its own necessities. The increasing communication needs of the Latin American market requires from operators a good, strong and secure platform for connectivity and SMS delivery.
The Short Message Service (SMS) allows to send and receive short text messages from one phone to another phone, with confirmation messages delivered, and once received, these messages are displayed on the screen of the sender’s phone number with time at which it was sent. So that’s what we all know, right?
An SMS is the perfect tool for a communication channel for sharing short and accurate information at a low cost between an institution and the people who interact with it.
One of the most common ways to SMS is Interactive SMS and it is based on the idea that a mobile user starts the process by sending an SMS to the application (MO), and consequently a response is generated to said user (MT).
Types of SMS according to the behavior
In addition, there are different types of SMS messages according to the behavior to be received. There are more than one way to SMS under this criterion:
Class 0 (FlashSMS): The message text is automatically displayed on the screen of the receiving phone, but not stored in memory.
Class 1: Currently one of the two most common types. When received, the message is stored in the phone memory and the user will have the option to read it on the screen.
Class 2: The other common type. In this case, the message is stored in the memory of the SIM card and the user will have the option to read it on the screen.
Class 3: The message is stored in the memory of the SIM card and the phone receives an external application running on a computer which is connected to this phone.