Wired access to SMS?

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Thu Oct 11 00:23:44 UTC 2012


More precisely http://www.twilio.com/sms

j

On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 3:37 PM, Tim M Edwards <tim at lifelike.com> wrote:

> Twillio.com
>
> On Oct 9, 2012, at 12:36 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>
> > Hi Folks,
> >
> > I'm looking for a way to do wireline access to send and receive
> > cellular phone short message service (SMS) messages. Despite all my
> > google-fu, I have had limited luck finding anyone that meets my needs,
> > so I'm hoping someone here has found the path through. My main
> > criteria are:
> >
> >
> > 1. Low quantity, high reliability. I'll want a few dozen phone numbers
> > and effectively I'll be sending to and receiving from phones I own.
> > 2. Wireline delivery to Honolulu and Northern Virginia. Dynamically
> > move numbers between the two locations for failover purposes.
> > 3. U.S. based carrier. Tying in to the SMS system via Europe isn't
> > acceptable to my customer.
> > 4. Solution must reach phones on all U.S. cellular carriers.
> > 5. Price is a very distant fifth criteria to the preceding four.
> >
> > I can consider Internet based systems where the provider uses U.S.
> > based facilities and ties in to a U.S. phone network, provided that my
> > standards of reliability and redundancy are met by their
> > infrastructure.
> >
> > Alternately, I can also consider a wireless carrier that can provide
> > two SIM-based phones with the same phone number for sending and
> > receiving SMS messages. I'd put the sims in a pair of modems and
> > manage deduplication of the received messages in software.
> >
> >
> > Has anybody had any luck with this kind of requirement? Which vendors
> > should I talk to and who at the vendor?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Bill Herrin
> >
> >
> > --
> > William D. Herrin ................ herrin at dirtside.com  bill at herrin.us
> > 3005 Crane Dr. ...................... Web: <http://bill.herrin.us/>
> > Falls Church, VA 22042-3004
> >
>
>


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