Wired access to SMS?

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Oct 10 17:41:00 UTC 2012


On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 1:36 PM, Seth Mattinen <sethm at rollernet.us> wrote:
> On 10/10/12 10:10 AM, William Herrin wrote:
>> So, I need to replace it with something that offers high availability
>> for each phone number, aka "SMS long code." I realize that the phone
>> end will still suffer all the vagaries of SMS. But on the base end I
>> need high availability.
>
> What about finding someplace offsite and setting up a persistent PPP
> connection with modems (of the POTS variety) between it and home base?
> Put half the modems there and maybe a low power Atom server with hooks
> to send alerts like "connection to home hasn't come back after X redials".

To do that, I'd need a way to assign the same phone number (SMS long
code) to two different modems, one at the first site, one at the
second. I'd welcome a lead on a phone product or vendor who can do
that for me.

Regards,
Bill Herrin



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