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BULK MESSAGING.

BULK MESSAGING.

Bulk SMS & Email

Smart Messaging. Simplified. We provide simple and affordable bulk SMS and email solutions for marketing campaigns and general information communication.

97 % of SMS messages are read and most within 4-5 minutes of their receipt. Latest stats show response rates from mobile marketing are up to 300 times more effective than traditional media.

Smart Messaging. Simplified

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Web SMS & Excel SMS

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Templates

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Manage optouts

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Shortcodes

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Delivery reports

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Import & export contacts

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Receive replies

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Reporting

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Contacts & groups

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Campaigns & scheduling

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International SMS

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Rent a number

 

View screenshots of bulk SMS in action

 

How much does it cost?

Bulk SMS
Choose a SMS package that suits your business needs. No expiring credits. All prices exclude VAT.

Please note that a month to month subscription fee applies * Contact us for custom designed packages

 

Shared Short Codes 
Receive messages on a 5 digit number (e.g 35360). Only inbound SMS’s containing chosen keywords are routed to your account. Pricing includes 3 keywords.

COST
Setup fee R800
Monthly fee R450

Dedicated Short Codes 
Receive messages on a 5 digit number (e.g 35360). All inbound SMS’s, regardless of the text are routed to your account.

COST
Setup fee R1800
Monthly fee R900

Long Codes (VLN)
Send and receive SMS using your own unique number (VLN). Long Codes or VLNs are 10 digit numbers through which customers can contact you via SMS. This is a dedicated number which can be used locally and internationally.

COST
Setup fee R1350
Monthly fee R900

Useful Import Templates

Please download the below Excel templates and start building your contact lists. Also see the template for SMS send using Excel:

Useful Import Templates

Please download the below Excel templates and start building your contact lists. Also see the template for SMS send using Excel:

Frequently asked questions

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SETUP?

Everything can be setup in a matter of minutes.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO SEND A SMS?

The cost really depends on how many credits you want to buy, our credit bundles are on a sliding scale so the more purchased, the lower the cost.

HOW MANY CREDITS MAKE UP 1 SMS?

1 credit = 1 SMS

HOW MANY CHARACTERS IS ONE SMS COMPRISED OF?

1 SMS = 160 characters

WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM LENGHT OF A MESSAGE?

You can send a total of 459 characters combined (3 messages)

HOW MANY MESSAGES CAN I SEND AT ONCE?

As many as you want!

HOW CAN I BUY CREDITS?

Complete a online request and choose your desired SMS package, we will send you a invoice. Once payment is received we will allocate the applicable SMS credits to your account.

WHAT PAYMENT METHODS CAN I USE?

Payment can be made via Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT). Our bank account details can be found on your invoice.

HOW DO I LOG IN?

On our website in the top right-hand side of the screen you will see that you can select “BULK SMS LOGIN” and enter your ‘Username’ and ‘Password’. Enter the username and password you chose when opening your SMS Messenger account and click ‘Sign in’ to access your account home page. Please remember that when you type in your account details your username and password are case sensitive.

WILL MY SMS CREDITS EXPIRE?

No, your credits will never expire on active accounts.

WILL I BE ABLE TO REPLY TO A MESSAGE SENT TO MY PHONE?

Yes. All message recipients are able to reply via SMS, but a call cannot be made to the Sender ID.

WHAT IS THE COST OF A REPLY SMS?

Standard Rates apply and therefore is dependent on the network.

CAN WE AUTOMATE SMS SENDING FROM OUR SIDE?

The REST API helps developers integrate the SMS system with their existing systems quickly and easily. Contact support@sms.hspconsult.net for info.

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