Asynchronicity: How do we love thee? Let us count the ways!

At PortaText we love to have our doors open so you can take a peak on how we like to build things, what kind of technologies we use, and how our infrastructure is designed to be scalable, performant, and trustable. A few examples can be found in our previous blog posts where we discuss our microservices architecture (“How We …

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What are Transactional SMS and Promotional SMS

Sometimes the terms Transactional SMS, Promotional SMS, and Marketing SMS are used when discussing product features (either for SMS platforms or products that use them), and it happens from time to time that people that are new in the field don’t fully recognize the different use cases for these different type of messages. Worry no more! …

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Schedule your SMS Marketing Campaigns for a better ROI

Today we are proudly announcing a great feature that we’re sure you’re all going to like, one that has been in our backlog for a while now, but it’s time has finally come: we bring you SMS Schedules. We know that most of you have been using cron jobs to schedule your deliveries (i.e: a PHP …

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Complete list of Mobile Network Operators with their MCC and MNC

We are making publicly available a new feature for our API and panel, in this case it’s about being able to fetch the complete list of all worldwide available Mobile Network Operators in the world, including their network code, composed by their Mobile Country Code (MCC) and Mobile Network Code (MNC). The list can be browsed by …

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Telephone, Mobile, and SMS Abridged Glossary

Technical texts and technical people tend to use a lot of acronyms for concepts, and more than often they assume that these are widely known and understood by their audience, which is not always the case. If you dealt with savvy customers, geek employees, or perhaps took support from your telephone or SMS provider, it’s highly …

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