Types of SMS

Whats the difference between Transactional and Promotional Messaging?
Transactional messages alert you on a recent transaction. For ex: Withdrawal of cash, card swiping etc., Promotional messages are sent to promote an event o...
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 at 12:16 PM
What is Transactional Service?
In transactional service, we can send the message only to the subscribed users and the content of the message should be only transactional/informative. Any ...
Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 at 3:37 PM
What is the difference between push SMS & pull SMS
In simple words, When someone sends you an SMS, that means he/she pushing SMS to your phone. When you are requesting for some SMS from sender and you receiv...
Thu, 6 Sep, 2018 at 12:59 PM
What is promotional service?
The SMS content in a promotional service is purely meant to promote a product or service. This type of content is helpful for businesses to promote their of...
Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 at 3:41 PM
Is OTP Route different for Transactional & Promotional SMS? Does Kaleyra support any separate platform for One Time Passwords?
Yes, Send OTP route is generally for sending OTP. If you are looking for OTP services, we would suggest you to opt for send OTP route because it has various...
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 at 11:54 AM
What is the difference between promotional & transactional sms?
Promotional SMS Transactional SMS Sender-id is not required Sender-id is required Template approval is not required Template approval is required No restri...
Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 at 6:13 PM
What's the difference between Long Code and Short Code?
Long codes are 10 digit mobile numbers that are exclusively used by one user. Short codes are 6 digit numbers that can be shared by multiple users.Short...
Thu, 6 Sep, 2018 at 3:12 PM
Difference between dedicated and shared Long codes
Shared Long Code can be a 10 digit mobile number through which you can receive SMS on the shared keywords. The keywords would be unique for every customer b...
Thu, 6 Sep, 2018 at 3:14 PM
What does a flash SMS mean? How is it different from the regular SMS?
It will appear on the recipient notification screen directly rather than inbox. If recipient accepts the message, then it will be added to inbox.  Use C...
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 at 3:27 PM