Short Code numbers are 4, 5 or 6 digit numbers common to the main mobile operators. They offer the highest throughput of any cross network messaging solution, and rely on high-speed direct connections with all mobile operators. High volume SMS traffic is generally generated from television and press campaigns.
Short codes are almost essential for 2-way applications which require premium rate text messaging.
You can use the system with either a SHARED or DEDICATED Short Code Number. In the case of a shared number, the first 'keyword' of any received message will identify the correct recipient. With a dedicated number you have no restrictions on your use of keywords or responses.
Advantages of Short Code services.
Easy reach and remembrance:
Most of the Short Code SMS Service Providers have tie up with almost all major Service Providers.
Ability to Collect Additional Revenue:
The Short Code Service users are charged at Premium rates ranging from Re. 1 to 10 based on Operator and Service Provider tie-up and type of content being provided. Thus Content Providers and Companies setting up their Services on Short Code gets ability to Collect Revenue share based on their monthly incoming messages volume.
Hassle-free Always-Up SMS Service:
Every SMS Short Code and Long Code Service requires good setup and technology understanding backed by proven configuration and maintenance Experience.
Wider and known Brand Equity:
The more popular a brand is, the easy and large appeal it holds. The same Marketing Concept applies to SMS Short Code Service. All Short Code Providers keep marketing their Short Codes at frequent intervals through Internet, News Media, print Media and Electronic Media services. Thus every brand holds a good Marketing Appeal thereby benefiting Content and Service User.
The Mobile and Cellular Communication is on Convergence and revolution. Hence there is a continuous growth and newer technologies coming up at frequent intervals. These SMS Short Code Service Providers Research Teams keep experimenting technologies thereby benefiting Users with latest and best options.
Typical Application Industries:
Content Providers - SMS, Jokes, Quotes, Stock Market Tips, Commodity Tips, Tea Market Reports, Jewellers, Portal Websites.
Educational Institutions - Exam Results Announcement, Quiz Contests, Entry Forms.
Businesses/ Industries/ Consumer Goods Companies - Lead Generation, Dealership Enquiries, Product Support, Product Promotion, Online Distribution Channel Ordering, Account Statements.
Using premium reverse billed SMS, VIRTUMOBILE can offer your company enhanced revenue streams and partially, or even fully, self funding marketing campaigns.