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Bulk SMS

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Bulk SMS


Bulk Messaging is the dissemination of large numbers of SMS messages for delivery to mobile phone terminals. It is used by media companies, enterprises, banks (for marketing and fraud control) and consumer brands for a variety of purposes including entertainment, enterprise and mobile marketing. Bulk messaging is commonly used for alerts, reminders, marketing but also for information and communication between both staff and customers. Bulk messaging lets you deliver SMS messages to mobile handsets almost anywhere in the world

Promotional Bulk SMS:


Promotional Bulk SMS is allowed to only NON-DND numbers in India, as per TRAI guidelines the promotional messages are being send through operators on specific six digit numeric codes like LM-007605 where LM stand for LoopMobile Mumbai and numbers is belonging to telemarketers to keep the record with TRAI & operators.

We at inbox matters are having well profiled database on national level which can be classified on

  • Age
  • Area
  • Income and
  • Gender.

We have around 30 million database of live mobile numbers which is getting updated on every 15 days intervals. We also assured the number of responses on promotional SMS.

mCoupons:


mCoupons is one of the best promotion tools specially for retail industry where every targeted mobile number gets an unique coupon code and receiver can claim the said discount after showing the message on retail outlets in said valadity period

Note: Timing to send these bulk promotional SMS is in between 9 AM to 9PM everyday.

Transactional Bulk SMS:


The transactional bulk SMS is very specific in nature, this is being sent to subscribers only with fix templates which has to get an approval from operators. This message can be sent to DND or NON-DND any numbers but those numbers should opted with sender either offline or online or through any other registration process. Transactional messages are being send for Alerts & Updates and its content is purely transactional in nature, it should not carry any promotional content. You can send the transactional Messages through web panel.

Reports for Bulk SMS:

Inbox Matters is having its own SMSC, where operators pipe are connected and SMSC is fetching the report from operators in real time and its showing in our software at the same time. You can download the reports in CSV or XLS format. Reports carry the below fields:

  • Date & Time
  • Transaction ID along with Numbers
  • Submit time & Delivery time
  • Delivery status with reason
  • Seconds wise delivery reports
  • Live Automatic NDNC scrubing
  • Graphic wise reports
  • Sender ID wise reports

IBelow are the details of terms used:

Templates:


This is a fix content with few varriable parts which need to approived by operators in its nature, for transactional SMSes templates are getting approved within 2 working hours in general.

DND & Non DND:

There are number of mobile users who dont want to receive the promotional content on their numbers are registering themselves with TRAI/ Operators to stop the promotional content on their numbers, they known as DND numbers rest are NON-DND numbers.

Sender ID:


Sender ID for promotional bulk SMS is of six digit numeric code with operator code like LM-007605 where LM is operator code i.e. Loop Mobile Mumbai & 007605 is telemarketer code. In Transactional Bulk SMS the sender ID is of Six alphabets with operator code like LM-INBOXM, where INBOXM is sender ID of Inbox Matters & LM is oprator code

Short Code Service


Short codes (also known as short numbers) are special telephone numbers, significantly shorter than full telephone numbers, that can be used to address SMS and MMS messages from certain service provider's mobile phones or fixed phones. There are two types of short codes: dialing and messaging.

Short codes are designed to be easier to read and remember than normal telephone numbers. Like telephone numbers, short codes are unique to each operator at the technological level. Even so, providers generally have agreements to avoid overlaps. In some countries, such as the United States, some classes of numbers are inter-operator. Short codes are widely used for value-added services such as television program voting, ordering ringtones, charity donations and mobile services. Messages sent to a short code can be billed at a higher rate than a standard SMS and may even subscribe a customer to a recurring monthly service that will be added to the customer's mobile phone bill until the user texts, for example, the word "STOP" to terminate the service.

Dial Matters Short Codes:


Dial Matters deals in 57333, 56161, 56677 & 58888. These are most reliable & premium shortcodes which is being used by top corporate on India for their call to action solutions. Many banks are using for mobile communication as strings to communicate the solutions.

Pricing for Short Codes:


Pricing for short codes are on the based on keywords on particular short code. For example DIAL to 57333 or DIAL to 58888 are having the same keywords but the pricing aree different for both keywords on different short codes.

Other Charges:


Sender of the SMS will be charged Rs. 3 Per SMS to any short codes from any operators (BSNL & MTNL are Re.1 & Rs. 1.5) many of short code keywords are running for revenue generation like Indian Idol, Bigg Boss, TV Shows Polls and many more. Operators are sharing the revenue to the user who is generating the hits on that short code.

Short Code Reports:


Dial Matters bring the reports live on web panel which can be accessed through a login ID & password. The reports carry the below information.

  • Number
  • Oprator (Telecom operator)
  • Telecom Circle ( Location)
  • Date & Time

These reports can download from the system to your computer in XLS or CSV format any time. These reports are lies there on the panel for 90 days.

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