Posts Categorized: SMS News

SMS – the driving force behind mobile banking services

Mobile phones have fundamentally changed the way we communicate with one another and the days when phones were used for their original purpose, i.e. talking, are long gone. Why call someone when you can use Facebook or text? Nowhere are our changing habits more apparent than in the way we manage money. We bank online,… Read more »

Delays to airways auctions means good news for SMS service providers

According to an article published in the Sunday Times on the 29th January, Apple sold more than 37 million iPhones and 15 million iPads between October and December 2011, resulting in a 73% sales increase in its quarterly revenues. While our love affair with Smartphone technology continues to grow, Ofcom, paradoxically have seen fit to… Read more »

Why SMS is here to stay

New Ofcom research reveals we are a nation that has become addicted to Smartphones, with people professing to using them everywhere; from the dining table to the bathroom and bedroom. According to Ofcom’s latest Communications market report, over a quarter of adults and almost half of teenagers now own a Smartphone. With such revelations we… Read more »

Cambridge-based Slepe Communications acquires SMS gateway provider Liquid Drop

Slepe Communications Ltd, a Cambridge-based company that specialises in providing bespoke online SMS applications is pleased to announce its acquisition of Liquid Drop, one of the UK’s original SMS gateways. Slepe Communications launched the service in 2007 and works with business start-ups, SMEs, large corporate and public sector organisations. Liquid Drop began trading in… Read more » SMS gateway fully integrates with iSchools online management and financial software

Teachers and support staff are increasingly under pressure to keep parents and carers regularly informed of their pupils’ academic progress as well as well as the school’s calendar of events without compromising teaching standards. The Government has stipulated that by the end of 2012, all schools and colleges will be required to communicate with parents… Read more »

League Republic use the inbound SMS service

LeagueRepublic, a leading provider of online administration systems for managing sports websites, fixture scheduling and results systems, has integrated Slepe Communications’ inbound SMS application (online SMS technology) into its overall system management software. Their software has been used to manage over 2000 professional and amateur leagues, since 2002. Up until last year, all match information… Read more »

Send PDF attachments as SMS messages using online SMS service

It can be challenging for vehicle hire or maintenance companies to operate efficiently and provide high quality after-sales service to their customers. Both factors, however, are vital to their success and in order to achieve this they are willing to invest in sophisticated job management and allocation software systems. The majority of these systems use… Read more »


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