SMS Exchange

What is SMS Exchange?

SMS Exchange refers to a two or more carriers exchange sms traffic over the public network, when people send sms messages around the world the telecom service providers send these SMS messages from one destination to another, the process of sending and receiving these sms messages is is referred to SMS Exchange.

SMS Exchange Platform, Why Build One ?

In this blog we will not be discussing the reasons for SMS growth, instead we will be focusing on why do we need to build an SMS Exchange platform.

The Problem

If you have ever tried to get SMS interconnections with operators before you’ll immediately connect emotionally to this blog post, if not i will try to explain to you some of the problems you will face if you’re trying to connect to SMS carriers.

My experience is very similar to the experience we had before with Voice operators, which mean to interconnect with one single carrier you need to spend months if not years to get the paper work done, business case approved and other questions like what is your message content, who are you sending it to and why etc…

Even when you supply the carrier with all the information you still don’t get a good delivery rate and you’re still charged per submission regardless if the SMS was delivered or not, that does not make any sense to me and am sure it won’t make sense to you, while it takes manually many years to connect to a few carriers and tons of security deposits, TelecomsXChange made it simple and automated for buyers to interconnect with 300+ Voice carriers in minutes instead of years, we built it and made it happen for voice and we see no problem bringing everything we learned and make it happen also for SMS.

The Mission

The SMS Exchange mission is for “anyone” to be able to interconnect with SMS terminations in minutes, Route their SMS messages to the carrier of their choice by passing middle men, the ability to get support directly from operators and aggregators within the same platform by passing the exchange it self, the exchange will relay all SMS rate updates per seller automatically in a single rate sheet format so that the buyer can automate the import of these rates, sellers shall enjoy payouts upon request.

While keeping it simple, a rock solid automation to make sure all senders are meeting the seller requirements for SMS termination, from Sender ID registration to any other rules that the SMS terminator might have.

Selling SMS Routes on the Exchange (Sneak Peek):

How to sell your SMPP route(s) on the SMS Exchange.

1- Login as a seller here

2- Go to routes

3- Add new route

4- Choose SMPP for route type

5- Enter receiving equipment SMPP details (Host, System ID, Password, Port)

6- Upload your selling rates (MCCMNC, Price, Effective Date)

Once you have uploaded the rates, we’ll initiate an automatic test and put your SMS route live in the market view for buyers to see and purchase. 

SMS Exchange Market View


The Market

The global A2P SMS Market Set for Rapid Growth, To Reach Around USD 70.0 Billion by 2020, Zion Research has published a new report titled “A2P SMS Market for Pushed Content Services, Customer Relationship Management Services, Promotional Campaigns, Interactive Services and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2014 – 2020.” According to the report, global demand for A2P SMS market was valued at around USD 55.0 billion in 2014, and is expected to reach USD 70.00 billion in 2020, growing at a CAGR of around 4.0% between 2015 and 2020.


We’re putting together the SMS industry leaders to contribute with both technology and market knowledge to make this happen, we’re also open for community ideas and contributions, if you have an opinion or a requirement please go ahead and email .

Thank you very much for reading and we’ll keep you posted on this matter.

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