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The text message delivery system enables to send SMS, LMS, or MMS, schedule delivery, manage templates, and query history of deliveries. RESTful API is provided for easy integration.

Specifications

  • Send SMS, LMS, and MMS.
  • Support Mass Delivery
  • Enter the list of recipients in excel and send SMS in mass.
  • Schedule Delivery
  • Text messages at a time of choice.
  • Provide Replacement Tags
  • Send personalized SMS for each recipient by using replacement tags.
  • Support Templates
  • Register frequently-used SMS as templates.

Main Features

RESTful API is provided to send and query text messages from client's applications.
UIs are supported to send SMS, query delivery history, and manage templates.

Reference

Tags and UIDs

Glossary

Term Description
Tag A system that classifies UIDs.
Many tags can be attached to an UID so as to help users to easily search and use UID information.
UID ID (identifier) that classifies users.
One UID can have multiple contacts to be applied for delivery.
Contact A specified location to contact.
Notification provides three products to register contact: Push, Email, and SMS.
Push regards to tokens; Email to mail addresses; and, SMS to phone numbers.

Use Tags to Send SMS

You can text by selecting tags, instead of phone numbers, as recipient information.

  1. Register UID.

  2. Go to Manage UIDs and register UID and one or many phone numbers.

  3. For more details, see Manage UIDs.

  4. Register tags.

  5. Go to Manage Tags to register tags.

  6. For more details, see Manage Tags.

  7. Register UID to a tag.

  8. Go to Manage Tags to register UID to a registered tag.

  9. Select tags to send text messages.

  10. Go to Send General SMS and select Send Tags instead of mail addresses, and register tags.

  11. Mails are to be sent to phone numbers of UID which is registered to a tag.
  12. For more details, see Send SMS using Tags.

Tags of Other Services

  • You can share your tag and UI information of Email, with Push or SMS in a same project, with no need of re-registration.
  • Other contacts can be added to a same UID of each product console.

Statistics Event Key and Statistics

Terminology

Term Description
Statistics Event Key Event key enabled to collect statistics by specific unit.
statsId Original ID Of a statistics event key, mostly each value called via API.

Extracting Statistics by Specific Unit for Message Delivery

  1. Go to the Statistics Event Key Management tab and register statistics event key. To send via API, statistics ID (statsId) must be acquired from this page.
  2. To send messages via console or API, statistics event key must be sent as well.

    2-1. Sending from Console
    To send text messages from the SMS Delivery tab, select statistics event key.
    Enter all message information and click Send.
    * After some time, check statistics data on the Statistics tab.

    2-2. Sending via API * Put statsId gained from the Statistics Event Key Management tab into message delivery parameter. * After some time, check statistics data on the Statistics tab.

Data retention period

  • Retains the sending history for the last 180 days in accordance with the data retention policy.
  • The attachments used in services are retained for 7 days. After 7 days, they are deleted and cannot be retrieved.
  • However, the attachments and evidential documents (communications service certificate) registered to a template are retained as long as the service is provided.
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