Most of us know SMS as a simple communication tool to send messages quickly. Nevertheless, SMS is more than just an easy way to chat with friends.
No matter whether it’s online delivery services, car sharing providers or hotel booking platforms – in order to notify customers and partners dependably and without delay, many companies rely on SMS services from the cloud. Although most of these web services are equipped with their own apps, an increasing number of providers are additionally banking on notifying users via SMS. The benefits are perfectly obvious.
160 is the number of characters that fit into a regular SMS. The established SMS standard is employed in the autometed transmission of messages in M2M communications and Industry 4.0: When these messages are sent internationally, it can very quickly happen that a message is restricted to only 70 characters due to the usage of special characters. The solution for this dilemma is called “Smart Replacement”.