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From Upayavira ...@odoko.co.uk>
Subject Re: Cocoon & Short Message Service
Date Mon, 17 Jul 2006 14:51:27 GMT
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



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