Shane Ronan sronan at
Tue Sep 22 15:35:50 UTC 2009

On that same note, can someone point me in the direction of an SMS  
gateway service? I would like to be able to send SMS messages from my  
monitoring systems, but I am unsure about how to go about it.

Appreciate the assistance.

Shane Ronan

On Sep 22, 2009, at 11:19 AM, Express Web Systems wrote:

> Shaun,
> This is called "Short code sms messaging". offers  
> this
> service and is considered to be one of the bigger players in the SMS  
> market.
> Warm regards,
> Tom Walsh
> Express Web Systems, Inc.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Shaun Rossi [mailto:rossi at]
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 10:07 AM
>> To: nanog at
>> Subject: SMS
>> Hello,
>>                I have no idea what this is referred to as, so I will
>> try to explain:  I have a client interested in setting up a mobile
>> phone text message service where a mobile user would send a text to a
>> short (say 5 digit) 'telephone' number.  I've seen commercials on TV
>> where you could send a numeric/text code to a SMS gateway number, and
>> it charges your mobile account for the returned text message or
>> downloadable ringer/etc.
>>                Without knowing much about how to access this service,
>> it seems relatively straightforward.
>>                I did a few web searches however I'm not sure what
>> magic keyword I'm missing for the search.  Could anyone point me in  
>> the
>> right direction?  The service would be established in Canada and
>> potentially the United States.  I have called two of the largest  
>> mobile
>> operators, but no one can get me to the right department.
>> As far as experience with texting goes, I have worked on some systems
>> that do M2M (machine-to-machine) SMS communication, always using full
>> mobile telephone numbers (GSM modems).
>> Many thanks,
>> -Shaun
>> Shaun Rossi
>> Fidalia Networks Inc
>> tel. (905) 271-0037 x 111
>> 1-866-FIDALIA (343-2542) x 111
>> fax. (905) 271-1036
>> 1 Port Street East - Second Floor
>> Mississauga, Ontario
>> L5G 4N1  Canada

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