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Q4900030: Can I send SMS messages for free when I purchase a license of SMS Component?
No, ActiveXperts does not offer commercial SMS messaging services; ActiveXperts only offers the software.
To use GSM, you need a GSM modem and a SIM card, just like the one you use in your mobile GSM phone. You can buy a SIM card from any telecom operator. Pricing depends on the type of telecom operator and the SMS volume.
To use SMPP, you need to subscribe to an SMPP service provider. For a short list of reliable SMPP providers, click here. There are many SMPP providers all over the world. Pricing depends on type of operator and SMS volume. Most of the SMPP providers also offer HTTP-Post services.
TAP/UCP dial-up is getting less- and less popular, but you can still find a lot of TAP/UCP providers all over the world. With this protocol, you can only send. Pricing depends on type of operator.(viewed: 5493)