Our web based SMS gateway software allows you to create your own custom projects, for instance a custom SMS voting system, an interactive educational system, a system to query an article database(news, quotes...), a system to notify members or customers of your organization, etc.

SDP API Integration(SMS, SMPP34)

SDP provides SMS capability application programming interfaces (APIs) for third-party applications to connect to it and use its SMS capability to send and receive SMS messages. 360 SMS gateway supports SDP solution & SDP integration with Ethiotelecom will be provided as part of the software license agreement.

Contact Importing & Management

  1. Import contact from CSV file
  2. Manage imported contact by date, customer group, vehicle type, category, type…

SMS Gateway

  1. 2-way SMS Application Enabler
  2. Sending bulk messages (campaign) based on existing contacts filtered with: date, group and / or from csv file.
  3. Sending bulk messages (campaign) based on existing contacts filtered with: date, group and / or from csv file.
  4. Sending and receiving messages based on the SMPP protocol
  5. Sending messages by mobile number groups (category, industries, membership type…)
  6. Separate inbox and auto-reply for User groups based on wildcards (contains, starts with, ends with)
  7. Polls for a specific period ( voting )

Administration & Reports

  1. Message sending status (sent/failed)
  2. Outbox monitoring (sent, failed and pending messages
  3. Report generation based on date, message content, wildcards and more.
  4. Realtime incoming SMS monitoring.
  5. Separate inbox and auto-reply for User groups based on wildcards (contains, starts with, ends with)
  6. User and role management.
  7. Number black list management
  8. Supports stop/Start & other ethio telecom mandatory commands

Integration with other software

  1. Provides sockets for two way communication with other systems.
  2. Provides web-hooks for integration with other systems.

Reliability & System Design

  1. Works Asynchronously with non-blocking IO meaning the system can take full advantage of the SMPP protocol with minimal footprint.
  2. 99% uptime with almost zero crashes.
  3. The system is developed to accommodate connection timeouts gracefully.
  4. Connection is resumed automatically.

Why Use SMS

There are many reasons why SMS is considered an effective way of communication. Some of the most common reasons are;

Cost Effective

Compared with other forms of communication, SMS is a very cost effective and incredibly practical, reliable, and affordable method of communication.

For employee and internal communication and announcements SMS is almost 4 times cheaper than paper and printing ink cost.

Extensive Reach

Statistics of mobile communication users is 8-9 times more, compared to other communication channels. It has advantages over normal telephone, fax and email. The client receives the message instantly. Messages can be sent to a large number of clients.

Speed

Messages can be delivered to the recipient in seconds all depending on the specific gateway used, route of delivery and coverage of the mobile operator.

Time Saving

Instead of crafting a message and then sending it to each client, one message is created and then sent to a whole group of clients. It can be sent at once to a large group, manually or automatically which Bulk SMS Proposal – Dynamic Creations reduces the time and labor involved. Messages are delivered immediately (or when the phone is turned on).

Reliability

As SMS is a personal communication facility, receiving it would not go unnoticed and it also grabs the attention of the receiver. In a short period of time, SMS has built up a reputation for itself as reliable communication system, guaranteeing almost 100 % deliveries to the receiver.

SMS Gateway Highlight

  • Supports Ethiotelecom SDP API
  • Web-based SMS & contact management dashboard
  • Sending and receiving messages based on the SMPP protocol
  • Sending bulk messages (campaign) with filter (industry, location, group...).
  • Reports based on date, message content, keywords & more
  • User and role management.
  • SMS auto-reply based on keywords
  • SMS polls, quizzes
  • Polls for a specific period ( voting )
  • Routing SMS on per user and prefix basis
  • Multi-language interface
  • Outbox monitoring ( sent, failed, and pending messages)
  • 99% uptime with almost zero crashes.
  • Provides webhooks for integration with other systems.
  • Realtime incoming SMS monitoring
  • Mobile number blacklisting