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Syringe and needle sitting on a white facial mask.

How SMS Can Help With the Fight Against COVID-19

February 26, 2021

Texting not only eases the burden of not being unable to see friends and family during a public health crisis it’s also become increasingly useful in the commercial and medical spheres. Brands have used short message services (SMS) to stay in touch with their loyal customers for years. Now, amidst a pandemic, hospitals and pharmacies utilize […]

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Row of teleprinters against a wall.

Text Trivia Answer: Teleprinters

November 28, 2013

We posted a photo on social media and asked our followers to guess what it was. To our surprise, we didn’t get any correct answers! So we decided to post more information on the teleprinter and what it did for long distance communication. Before text messages there was telex. The telex network was a network of teleprinters (which are essentially […]

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Black and white image with young boy holding his arm up.

3 Text Messages That Made a Medical Difference

November 6, 2013

Bulk SMS technology often gets a bad rap for sending intrusive SPAM text messages to our cellphones. But what about all the good companies that are using SMS to improve society? Here’s a cheers to all the medical guys that are using bulk SMS to help people stay healthy around the world. Thanks and keep […]

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The future of mobile messaging

The Future of Mobile Messaging

October 30, 2013

What does the mobile messaging marketplace look like now? How will it change? It’s always interesting to see how mobile phones have evolved over the past twenty years. And, subsequently, how it impacts the way we use the technology it harnesses. This graph was created by Portio Research to show the progression of SMS/IP in […]

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TCPA new opt-in language infographic.

FCC Changes to SMS Opt-In Language

October 29, 2013

If you’re sending commercial SMS messages, make sure you’re compliant with the new FCC regulations According to the new changes to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), companies that are using SMS for commercial purposes must include new language in their opt-in procedures. All SMS subscribers need to be clear that consent is not a […]

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