Category: SMS Tools

10DLC Fees

10dlc Fees and Fines

By:  Brenton Milne - Retired Operations Manager  |  August 29, 2022

As of March 31, 2023, most DCAs (direct connect aggregators) participating in the 10dlc registration process will not support any A2P messages from unregistered long-codes. Along with this new deadline, this post has been updated with the most recent fees and fines. (March 2023) So, here’s the lowdown on the current fees and fines related […]

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Mass text messaging

Group vs. Bulk Texting

By:  Amy Dean - Marketing Director  |  August 28, 2022

Group texts and bulk text, we’ve all experienced both, but may not know how very different they are.  Group texts are obvious, they contain two or more names or numbers in the ‘to’ field. If sent by my sister-in-law, I would say there are way too many names and numbers in the ‘to’ field…organizing a […]

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Spam SMS vs. Bulk SMS

By:  Brenton Milne - Retired Operations Manager  |  July 1, 2022

Spam SMS are often sent as bulk SMS, but they aren’t one and the same.  How is that, you ask? Spam SMS = SMS violating any of our current and presiding regulations and guidelines, often using autodial software. Bulk SMS = Sending the same text to multiple recipients at the same time, typically using bulk […]

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How SMS Messaging Can Improve Communication for Colleges and Universities

By:  Amy Dean - Marketing Director  |  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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Outlining Outlook Options

By:  Tim Hunt - CTO/Co-founder  |  November 30, 2021

Office’s Outlook,, Microsoft 365’s Outlook…it makes us dizzy, but keeps our support chat line busy. “I use Outlook, what Red Oxygen software should I be using?” “Do you use Outlook from your computer or online?” “Online, doesn’t all email have to be sent online?” “Are you using the Office software package downloaded to your […]

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