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Communications Glossary

Short Message Service (SMS)

The term SMS stands for Short Message Service and refers to what is more commonly known as text messaging. A SMS provider utilizes communication protocols that allow short text messages to be sent between mobile phone devices.

SMS broadcasts are a premium feature for DialMyCalls members and utilizing the service requires credits or a monthly plan. Members are able to create a text message and send it to their contacts with mobile phone numbers. All texts sent out through our system come from our unique short code, 80123.

The verified phone number or purchased keyword will display at the beginning of the text message in the following format: “(555-555-5555) Test Text Message Here” or “(KEYWORD) Test Text Message Here” – custom SMS Keywords are available for $4.95/ month.

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