Web to SMS re-launch

World-Text are pleased to announce exciting new changes to our easy-to-use web to SMS interface.

The changes will include a different, simplistic look to the page and more interactive features in order to improve the overall experience for every client.

In addition to this, we will soon be revamping our address book and group messaging features too! We will be making these features much more user friendly by incorporating a fresh, clean look to our address book feature and easy upload.

Our Web to SMS interface enables the user to send text messages from their desktop, tablet or smart phone from anywhere in the world in order for them to send a message to, anywhere in the world!

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Virtual SIM Hosting – New Coverage added

We are please to announce additional coverage has been added to the World Text Virtual SIM hosting service. The mobile networks below can now be hosted and are also able to receive inbound SMS from.

  • Belarus – Velcom
  • Burkina Faso – Celtel
  • Burundi – Smart
  • Haiti – Voila
  • Russia – Restelcom

Virtual SIM hosting can be used to enable the inbound portion of two-way SMS, please contact us for further information.

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VSIM and Virtual Number Coverage

World Text are pleased to announce that with effect from 1st November 2014 the following additional inbound coverage will be added to our Virtual SIM hosting service and some of our UK virtual numbers.

Congo +242 – Airtel (Celtel)
Estonia +372 – Tele2
Georgia +995 – Mobitel
Latvia +371 – Tele2

This additional inbound coverage now ensures there is full inbound coverage for the country Estonia, giving you further two-way and inbound options, not just virtual numbers.

Please contact us for further information and to start the setup process.

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Chile SMS Virtual Numbers

World Text are pleased to announce that with immediate effect SMS Virtual numbers are now available for +56 Chile.

Please contact us for further information and to order.

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Latvia SMS Virtual Numbers

World Text are pleased to announce that with immediate effect, the long awaited Latvia SMS Virtual Numbers are available. Suitable for use with all your inbound and two-way text message services.

Please contact us for further information.

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Slovenia SMS Virtual Numbers Now Available

With immediate effect World Text are pleased to announce that SMS Virtual Numbers are now available for Slovenia.

Suitable for two-way text messages and inbound SMS services, these add to the already extensive range of virtual numbers (long numbers) available. Contact us for further information and to place your order.

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The Shellshock bug

The Shellshock Bug is a serious vulnerability in GNU Bash, related to
how environment variables are processed.  Trailing code in function
definitions was executed, independent of the variable name. In many
common configurations, this vulnerability is exploitable over the
network.

The upstream maintainer of GNU Bash has released an official patch
and all World Text servers were patched on Thursday the 25th of September 2014.

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New VSIM inbound coverage added

Effective from 1st October 2014 we are please to announce additional inbound coverage using the World Text Virtual SIM Hosting service. This now enables inbound and two way text messaging for the networks indicated below.

  • Kazakhstan – Altel
  • Mali – Orange

Please contact us for further information.

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Rwanda SMS Virtual Numbers

Available with immediate effect are Rwanda SMS Virtual Numbers, utilising landlines for two-way and inbound SMS text messages.

Contact us for further information.

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NEW VSIM coverage added

We are please to announce new coverage for the World Text VSIM Hosting service. With effect from 1st September 2014 the following networks will be included in the Virtual SIM inbound coverage list of support networks.

  • Afghanistan – AWCC
  • Bangladesh – Banglalink
  • Guinea – Orange
  • Laos – Millicom
  • Panama – Telefonica

For further information please contact us.

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