SMPP Interface & API
High volume & high throughput applications

SMPP (Short Message Peer to Peer) Introduction

Access to our SMSC (Short Message Service Centre) using the SMPP (Short Message Peer to Peer) protocol is available, this allows your application to communicate with our SMSC to perform one-way and two-way messaging between the application and SMS capable mobile devices. High throughput, high volume bulk SMS is particularly suited to this method of submission.

Suitable for use with all standard SMPP applications based on SMPP v3.3 / v3.4 protocols.

How to setup SMPP on your account

SMPP is not enabled by default on accounts, you must contact us to request SMPP access.

SMPP is primarily aimed at high volume, high throughput bulk SMS uses. If you will send or receiving low to medium volumes, with low to medium throughput you may want to consider using our HTTP REST API.

SMPP is not available to trial accounts, after you have made your first purchase of SMS credits please contact us to have SMPP enabled.

SMPP activation normally takes no longer than 24 hours during office hours.

SMPP Interface

The SMPP protocol allows a client’s applications to access World-Text’s Mobile Message Routing Platform (MMRP) to send and/or receive SMS.

The application should implement the SMPP protocol (version 3.3 or 3.4) to communicate with World-Text’s systems. SMPP SDK and toolkits are available from a number of sources for Java, C/C++, Perl, VB and other languages on various operating systems. One such SDK is the SMPP Developers Toolkit and is available from Logica CMG.

Further information on this toolkit is available from Logica CMG Other toolkits and SMPP capable applications are available from 3rd party vendors.

SMSC SMPP Simulator

We have an SMSC simulator running on our servers, this provides full FREE access to our SMPP interface for testing and integration. If you would like to integrate your application to us using our simulator simply contact us and we will send you the setup form and required details.

Please note, the simulator is NOT a protocol verifier, neither does it deliver messages. It simply responds appropriately to the SMPP commands that our service supports.

For a protocol verifier we suggest WireShark.

SMPP Link Tester

The SMPP Link Tester is a simple SMPP Windows 2000/XP/Vista application that test basic TRX bind and issues and responds to enquire link packets. It is designed to verify that you can correctly bind to World-Text or any other SMPP v3.4 service provider.

SMPP Documentation

SMPP specifications, API documentation, error codes & values

Is SMPP right for me?

If you are unsure of the most appropriate method to connect to our SMSC, please contact us to discuss you needs and throughput requirements.