Posts Categorized: SMS News

Using SMS in emergencies

Using SMS in emergency situations has always carried a certain element of risk, primarily because mobile operators always give priority to voice, but changes to EU regulations with regards to telecommunications in May this year will mean that access to the emergency services must be made as flexible and as inclusive as possible. This means… Read more »

SMS can help stremline public spending

According to figures published by the Institute of Fiscal Studies, if the Government is to reach its borrowing target by 2015, it must cut overall public spending by £456 billion over the next 4 years. No wonder local authorities and supporting agencies are under such immense pressure to run their departments more efficiently, drastically reduce… Read more »

Using SMS messaging in schools

The main challenges public sector organisations have had to face since the General Election have been how to reduce costs and operate more efficiently while still maintaining high levels of customer service. Such pressures are taking their toll and nowhere is this more apparent that in education. Schools are obliged to keep parents/carers updated of… Read more »

Why marketeers should use SMS for mobile advertising

Over the centuries the most successful inventions have been the most simple. The same goes for technology – the more straightforward the application, the more likely it is to succeed. You won’t find a better example of this than in the field of mobile communications. The rise of the mobile Internet and Smartphone apps has… Read more »

Facebook’s new Social Inbox incorporates SMS

Last month Facebook launched its new integrated messaging service. The service, known as Social Inbox, is designed to make spontaneous chat easier by integrating different communication methods – email Instant Messaging, SMS etc – and delivering them to a single centralised portal. Facebook users will not need to worry about which communication channel to use… Read more »

Emergency SMS messaging service from Slepe Communications

Travelling in remote parts of the world used to make us feel isolated and vulnerable. However, thanks to mobile communications technology, such feelings are a thing of the past. Ever-expanding mobile coverage and affordable handsets means it is now possible to pick up a signal from almost anywhere in the world. This fear of being… Read more »

SMS marketing provides remarkable results for Bistro Live

Businesses have always been encouraged to consider the benefits of SMS marketing after the success of a campaign led by Bistro Live restaurant group. Presently, the organisation has a record of over 10,000 customers who opted to receive promotional literature and offers on their mobile phones. During a particular event, the latest text-based promotional strategy… Read more »

The use of internet SMS in mobile marketing

The field of marketing is getting more and more competitive and advanced. Companies are forever looking for means to market their products in more ways than one. Mobile marketing is one such method of marketing products. Mobile marketing has two ways of going about marketing products. The first one is to make phone calls and… Read more »

SMS is an effective marketing tool

In this digital age, all businesses want to stay ahead of their competitors by using the best available marketing strategy and advertising tools. It is essential to promote the products or services of your business in a way that connects directly with your customers. One of the best and most effective marketing tools available today… Read more »

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