The new year has started with major text messaging changes with surcharge fees levied by carriers and AT&T ending Shared Short Code. Internationally, Telcos are finally sanctioning 10 Digit Longcode (10DLC) as the way to send Application to Person (A2P) traffic, but having no way to extract host fees, Telcos are levying surcharge premiums above… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Long Code vs. Short Code Texting
Text message marketing is an effective way to reach current and prospective Canadian customers.
It’s important to understand the difference between short codes and how to choose the right one for your company.
Which SMS message style is right for you?
Accented characters aren’t very common in English but they can make all the difference when reaching audiences in other languages.
Short code versus long code SMS may not seem like something a business focused on optimizing its mobile text marketing efforts needs to be concerned with, but it can create the backbone of any SMS marketing campaign.
The advantages and pitfalls of both long and short code SMS messaging will be investigated and discussed in greater detail as the year progresses and the holiday retail season approaches, although it seems clear at the moment that short code will dominate in driving retail revenue if not in delivering extensive information.
Boston Public Schools will roll out an anonymous, text messaging service for students and teachers to use when they witness bullying on school grounds.
Police officers can receive more anonymous tips through their own SMS service.