We would like to inform you that the new TCPA regulations in the USA may impact your campaigns. If you are sending marketing or unclassified traffic to this destination please make sure you familiarize yourself with the updated regulations.
Beginning October 16, 2013, prior express written consent will be required for all autodialed and/or pre-recorded calls/texts sent/made to cell phone and pre-recorded calls made to residential land lines for marketing purposes.
From the same date the “established business relationship” exemption will be eliminated.
The TCPA provides for actual damages or statutory damages that begin at $500 per call and can be increased up to $1,500 per call for willful violations.
For more information please see : http://www.kleinmoynihan.com/publication/new-tcpa-rules-effective-october-16-2013/
(Français) Personnalisation de l’émetteur à destination des abonnés de l’opérateur Free Mobile (+33)Nouveautés, SMS news No comment
Discover 5 SMSBOX news ! Reactive in functional and tariff plans, SMSBOX is pleased to announce new rates while remaining uncompromising on quality: premium routes high throughput, availability and security (Disaster Recovery Plan in 4 hours), responsiveness and professionalism of our support.
We are pleased to inform you that our coverage to USA (+1) and Canada (+1) has expanded and cover all of the main mobile operators of these countries.
Nearly 300 million people are now within your reach (271 million mobile subscribers in the United States and 26 million in Canada).
In the USA, 82% of adults own a mobile phone. The penetration rate of the mobile is greater than 100%.
Today, 1 in 3 Americans prefer to receive advertising via SMS by any other means of communication on their mobile (mobile websites, applications, Voicemail …).
You can read the coverage and restrictions for these destinations on the following links:
SMSBOX team is pleased to announce our new sending offer which won’t let you speechless anymore !
You can now send voice messages to mobile phones and landlines all over the world.
Three sending option are available :
- With our Text-to-speech (TTS) tool turn your text into a voice message in a few clicks! A quick way to vocalize your messages.
- Record your message with your voice with our voice server, An efficient option to custom your sendings.
- Import your own sound file from your computer ! Perfect to play your marketing jingles and promote your branding identity.
Confirmations, reminders, events, special offers, say it with your voice and get an additional media to serve your customer relationship!
Voice messages revealed their efficiency and productivity for all kind of reminders. Customizable and bringer of your company identity, they stand out from the SMS and e-mail messages for your services reports or your marketing campaigns.
You will find all the details and prices per destination concerning our voice message offer by cliking on the following link : http://en.smsbox.net/voice-messages.html
SMSBOX team is pleased to announce a huge discount price on our Response Mode. From the 25th June 2012, send a message through the Response Mode will cost only 1 SMS Credit per message (instead of 1.2 Credits until now), as the Expert Mode !
Responses from your recipients are still totally free for you.
We inform you that the Response Mode allows your correspondents to reply to your messages during 48 hours, you are able to directly see all the replies on your SMSBOX Inbox or on a Callback URL.
The Response Mode also evolves for SMS sent to Metropolitan France (+33). From now a Shortcode (5 digits) will be shown as the Sender ID on mobiles phones. This change permits to our platform to contact Free Mobile suscribers and avoid the SFR filters.
Concerning SMS sent to foreigns countries, our french long number is still used.
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Vocalised SMS to landlines, Multimedia mode deletion and support exceptional closure on Monday, May 28Général No comment
We are pleased to introduce you the last news of our platform.
Voice SMS to Metropolitan France landlines
A dedicated service for Voice SMS is being prepared and will offer you more options and better coverage.
Multimedia mode deletion = 20% discount !
For API users, Multimedia mode will be replaced by Economic mode. If you don’t change your SMS sendings scripts, your Multimedia messages will be sent in Economic mode automatically (with 20% discount).