In reality, a SMS messages are transported the SS7 network, or voice network. To make the digital transition, carriers use a box called an SMPP gateway. To get access to this box, is by contract and terms of he carrier, and most commonly forbidden. As a result, the best bet is to use a SMS Aggregator. Once you subscribe to their service, they usually offer an API.
-- Mike Mackintosh www.HighOnPHP.com On Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 15:50, Lester Caine wrote: > DZvonko Nikolov wrote: > > I need a class that sends sms messages to list of numbers. > > I'm quite new to that issue, so I need to know what I need > > more. Thanks in advance. > > > > > Ignoring the wallies .... > > Simply sending an SMS message is something rather more difficult that just > needing a class to do it. > Google will give you a hell of a lot of crap and no real answers - I know - > I've > been through a lot of it! > > The bottom line is that we need to be able to send the message TO the mobile > phone network, and while in theory it should be simple to do that by > accessing > your own mobile phone, the providers tend to block such activity. I'm STILL > trying to get a SIM card I can use to send my own messages via the mobile > modem > that I HAVE got full access to, but none of the UK providers will oblige with > one that has this function enabled. Even though I will be paying for the > 'airtime' ... > > The only way currently to do this is to sign up to a service that you pay to > send each messages. So what you need to look for is a suitable text sending > service in your area. Some have free setup and provide a few free messages, > then > charge based on your volume of messages. Many of these provide a web based > service to which you can submit your traffic, but that area is another > variable. > I'm using http://www.textlocal.com/ at the moment just to get things running. > > -- > Lester Caine - G8HFL > ----------------------------- > Contact - http://lsces.co.uk/wiki/?page=contact > L.S.Caine Electronic Services - http://lsces.co.uk > EnquirySolve - http://enquirysolve.com/ > Model Engineers Digital Workshop - http://medw.co.uk// > Firebird - http://www.firebirdsql.org/index.php > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > >