Adding SMS capabilities to your current company number

At PortaText we are proud to be continuously improving our product with exciting new features and services, and today is no exception. Our platform will now allow you to send and receive SMS messages through your own company number. How cool is that? If you have a US number, whether it’s a local, national, or …

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Rotating individual SMS deliveries between multiple long codes

Today we are glad to announce a new feature for our platform: you can now rotate your individual SMS deliveries between any number of long codes in your account. This was already in place for SMS campaigns, but is now available for individual messages. So for example when sending your A2P messages you can have them being …

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Using multiple Long Codes (aka DIDs) to send your SMS Campaigns

In our previous post “Short Codes or Long Codes? Benefits and Drawbacks for your SMS Campaigns” we discussed the main differences between using long codes and short codes. One of the most important of those differences is the throughput: long codes are slower because carriers usually impose a 1-SMS per second limit. Today we are …

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Automatic detection of STOP words in DIDs (aka long codes)

If you are using DIDs (also called long codes) to send news related to your products and/or services (and some of your users want to “opt out” of your messages), there is now a way to blacklist them automatically and save you some time in the process. Note that the preferred way of letting your …

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