Also known as Virtual Mobile Numbers, Long Codes and Virtual Numbers. These resemble normal mobile / cell numbers, which can encourage replies if you are doing a marketing campaign or chat service with your customers.
As an alternative to Virtual Numbers, the World Text VSIM service offers all the same functionality, throughput and reliability. Enables coverage where Virtual Number may not be available, and of course the SIM belongs to you.
5-6 digit numbers are easy to remember for marketing purposes (opt-in and opt-out). Dedicated Short Codes can be expensive and take time to be setup. Shared Short Codes you rent a keyword only, this enables lower costs and quicker setup times.
As an alternative to Virtual SIMs, this service enables coverage where Virtual SIMs or Virtual Numbers may not be available, especially suited to countries in the developing world. This is best suited to applications requiring low throughput speed.
Using the original and unique World Text Auto Responder your text messages can be handled in a verity of ways, but key features are forwarding by email, HTTP or SMS.
For high volume, high throughput users SMPP can be enabled on your account, with your application taking over from the Auto Responder.