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From "Omar Adobati" <omar.adob...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cocoon & Short Message Service
Date Mon, 17 Jul 2006 18:26:45 GMT
On 7/17/06, Upayavira <uv@odoko.co.uk> wrote:
> Omar Adobati wrote:
> > On 7/17/06, Upayavira <uv@odoko.co.uk> wrote:
> >> Omar Adobati wrote:
> >> > My idea was to connect something like a cellphone (or maybe a real
> >> > cellphone) and use the AT instruction to send the SMS. Isn't a ggod
> >> > idea?
> >>
> >> For low volumes, that can be done. You'd just use a serial port. There
> >> are various unix apps IIUC that can send SMSes.
> >
> > This is what I need just by now... I'm developing a software for a
> > thesis so at the moment I don't know a great amount of messages... I
> > just need a working prototipe.
> >
> >>
> >> > I really don't know SMPP, I'm now lloking for info about it on the
> >> > Internet... I'll tell you if I could use it. Do you suggest me to use
> >> > it?
> >>
> >> I use aql.com. they have http and smpp interfaces, and reasonable prices
> >> for small scale operations.
> >>
> >
> > Anyway, I'll take a look to that link :)
>
> I think you'll find AQL simpler than hooking up a mobile phone. It is
> just a simple HTTP post, and you can buy messages in small quantities
> (100 IIRC). And if they cost £0.10 each, that'd be £10 (~=$20US).
>
> Regards, Upayavira
>
>
>

I'll take care of your suggestions too. But now, I just need a kind of
a demo, so I think that the easyest way is to use a cellphone
connected to the PC :)

Omar

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