tyntec Extends Coverage Area of Global SMS Service
Dec 11, 2012 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Mobile interaction service provider tyntec announced that it has expanded coverage of its SMS network into the U.S., Canada, Brazil other countries enabling network coverage for SMS messaging for carriers including AT&T, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile and Verizon.
According to a release, the addition of these new markets increases tyntec's global coverage by 16 percent to now include 750 mobile networks globally, making it one of the largest international coverage portfolios of any global SMS provider. With a decade of SMS experience behind it, tyntec offers subscribers a greater range of routing options and global redundancy through its network of SMS partners (Deutsche Telekom, KPN and others), reliable and scalable message delivery, Service Level Agreement (SLA) reporting and advanced measurement analytics.
Demand for global SMS services is on the rise especially in the internet industry, with large companies extending e-mail and social networking services with SMS especially into emerging markets. Facebook, for instance, is using SMS to extend their reach in developing countries and Twitter enables users to tweet via text messaging.
Meanwhile, the company added, the Application to Person (A2P) messaging market is growing rapidly. Analysts at ABI Research estimate that portals and social networks similar to Google and Facebook will be generating 314 billion SMS messages in 2015 and Mobile Marketing Watch forecasts A2P SMS will overtake person-to-person SMS in 2016.
"With our expanding footprint and ten-plus years powering many of the world's largest SMS networks, our global network expansion and full SMS coverage into major markets such as the US, Canada and Brazil is a huge milestone for us," said Thorsten Trapp, co-founder and CTO of tyntec. "These new markets underscore our ability to provide unique and easy connectivity to the complex mobile market, while offering even greater reliability and a range of new pricing options for our clients. This combination means that we can offer clients the most compelling international SMS offering on the market."
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