Category: Education SMS

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Partnership: Red Oxygen and RMS

May 2, 2022

We’re proud to announce our formalized relationship with Mercury by RMS. Red Oxygen and RMS, Inc., a global leader in housing and Conference management have formalized our long-standing partnership that provides seamless integration and reliable delivery of SMS using the Red Oxygen SMS gateway API through the Mercury by RMS platform. Adding the power of […]

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How SMS Messaging Can Improve Communication for Colleges and Universities

February 17, 2022

With a heavy Gen Z demographic, colleges and universities need tech-first strategies for staying in touch with their students. And, unlike K-12 schools, higher education facilities are often spread out, with many buildings, transportation methods and even multiple campuses. Short message service (SMS), also called texting, is an excellent way to communicate with these students […]

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How SMS Can Improve the Customer Experience

October 14, 2021

Short message service has changed the way we communicate—with each other and with businesses. It can play a central role in a customer service strategy by offering a quick, convenient communication method. And customers are much more responsive to it. Gartner found that SMS messaging has response rates as high as 45% and open rates […]

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RMS Alerts Increases University Communication

February 9, 2021

Colleges today are faced with an inevitable dilemma: Students don’t often read their emails but schools need a way to reach them for emergency and other important situations. More schools like Northern Virginia Community College and the University of Southern Mississippi are using text messages to warn students of campus alerts and emergencies. How SMS […]

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Mobile App Makes Pen Pals More Convenient

January 7, 2012

Ever have a pen pal as a kid? Maybe someone in a foreign country, and they’d send you letters in their language and you in yours? You’d spend hours pouring over the contents with your Spanish/English dictionary to hand trying to work out whether he’s talking about herding cows or being a coward. No? Well, […]

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