List of 50+ SMS APIs

SMS API AppsHow many SMS APIs do you know about?  Apparently there are a ton of them, as you can see from the list below!  Hope this helps in your app development.

  1. BurstSMS US (Also for Australia, UK, NZ) – BurstSMS web API allows you to build apps that can send and receive SMS. Use standard web languages to build applications that speak to global SMS carriers. No need to worry about complex SMPP servers or hosting SMS servers. Just send us your messages using our clean clear API calls and we will deliver it for you quickly and send you back confirmations or replies.
  2. ClickSend – ClickSend is a leader in business texting solutions. Their reputation is built on technical expertise, industry experience, quality support and service reliability. From bulk SMS and desktop SMS to SMS API gateways.
  3. Inteltech – Intelligent Technologies SMS API. Allows sending and receiving of SMS messages. An account is required. Sign up for free at http://inteltech.com.au Send messages to any country in the world.
  4. Plivo – Plivo API makes it easier for you to build voice call and SMS features into your web/mobile apps in your favorite web language.
  5. SendHub – SendHub is the easy way to send one text message to everyone.
  6. Mogreet - SMS, MMS, Transcoding and User Lookup APIs. Quickly and easily add messaging and rich media to your mobile application with the Mogreet Mobile Services Platform.
  7. Messente - Messente group messaging platform provides an HTTP-based PushSMS interface additionally to the web-based message sending tools.
  8. Sently – Sent.ly is a service that allows you to add SMS send & receive capability to your apps. Sent.ly uses an easy HTTP API in the cloud with an app on your Android phones.
  9. Way2SMS – Send unlimited bulk sms using this API for Way2SMS service in India
  10. Site2SMS – Using this API one can add SMS capabilities (India) to their application/website at free of cost.
  11. TextMarketer – Comprehensive SMS messaging functions. Direct UK connections, set the sender ID and send texts up to 612 characters. Send SMS to the UK and Europe
  12. MessageBird – MessageBird provides a simple and fast API for sending and receiving text messages (SMS) all over the world. Other related services are HLR-Lookup (network query) and sending and receiving Premium SMS messages.
  13. Sparrow SMS – Sparrow SMS Provides API to developers to push SMS content to GSM Networks of Nepal Telecom and NCell, UTL and SmartTelecom via the Sparrow SMS Gateway.
  14. Twilio – Twilio powers the future of business communications, enabling phones (SMS, calls), VoIP, and messaging to be embedded into web, desktop, and mobile software.
  15. Fowiz – FOWiz provides an easy to use HTTP based API for sending SMS from your applications and browsers.
  16. 46elks – Receive and send SMS messages, control incoming phone calls, build IVRs, connect calls and create automated outgoing phone calls.
  17. Nexmo – Communication that just works.  Any country, any volume, any scale. Connect to phones globally in minutes.
  18. AT&T SMS – The AT&T Short Message Service (SMS) API enables your application or service to reliably send and receive secure, targeted text messages and alerts to your AT&T mobility subscribers.
  19. Verizon Network API – The Verizon SMS API allows you to bring powerful web applications and interactive services to users using MO and MT messaging.
  20. Sprint SMS – Sprint’s SMS API
  21. Orange SMS – Send and receive SMS anywhere in the world
  22. Vodafone SMS – A lightweight API provides the simplicity that you’re looking for when wanting to enable your applications to send TXT messages
  23. Trumpia – Enable multi-messaging capabilities for your website or application
  24. Tropo – You can build robust automated Text Messaging (SMS) applications with Tropo to send and receive text messages to mobile devices all over the world.
  25. Clockwork SMS – Easy text message API
  26. SMSified – Send and Receive Text Messages on Our Reliable SMS Gateway.  Works With All Major Carriers
  27. EzTexting – Leverage the power of Ez Texting’s flexible Bulk SMS API to allow your application to send text messages through our SMS gateway.
  28. MessageMedia – the nation’s leading provider of business SMS text services
  29. Callfire – Automate text message responses to your contacts. Easily create SMS surveys and send mass text message broadcasts to your opt-in contacts
  30. TextMarks – The Easiest to Use, Most Reliable SMS API
  31. BulkSMS – Our EAPI (Electronic Application Programming Interface) allows your organization to SMS enable your own applications
  32. BlueVia – The send SMS API enables an application to send an SMS on behalf of the user and check the delivery status of a sent SMS.
  33. SMSGlobal - Create campaigns. Engage your customers. Grow your business…
  34. TextLocal - Thousands of clients connect to our SMS gateway every day – from blue chip organisations to bedroom hobbyists – its easy, low cost and you will be amazed how quicky you can integrate.
  35. Firefox WebSMS – Lets apps send and receive SMS text messages, as well as to access and manage the messages stored on the device.
  36. TextMagic – TextMagic’s Bulk SMS Gateway API allows application developers to send text messages to more than 700 global mobile networks.
  37. Oventus – The Oventus API provides web services for sending and receiving SMS, requesting location lookups for mobile devices, managing contacts, delivering reports, and other mobile-centric functionality. Oventus enables bulk SMS, multi-channel mass broadcasts, custom voice-messaging, and geo-location services using PageOne’s messaging gateway.
  38. TxtTools – txttools uses a web interface to allow users to send and receive text messages to multiple people, schedule a message to go later in the day, week, month or year, and track the delivery of the message to mobile devices.
  39. Apifon – SMS API service helps you benefit from WEB2SMS advantages without using a third interface. The existing company interface can be easily connected to Apifon’s SMSC via HTTP connection.
  40. MyNetFone – The MyNetFone MyText SMS API (Application Programming Interface) is an interface that lets you design, program and implement your own SMS solutions, using MyNetFone’s low cost SMS service
  41. TM4B – Bulk capacity which allows for 10,000 SMS in single requests. Simulation mode to avoid wasting funds during development. User-fed message ID’s for simplified tracking.
  42. Hoiio – This API allows you to send SMS to mobile numbers in over 200 countries
  43. SMSCountry – SMS API provides an easy, efficient and flexible option to integrate with your website / application, facilitating auto-generated SMS Text messages to be delivered to the intended recipients mobile phones.
  44. DeveloperGarden- Rapidly integrated, attractively priced and designed in accordance with GSMA OneAPI v3 industry standards, the API lets you send and receive text messages around the world and enables you to manage all your text messaging conveniently at a single location – within your application and without the need of additional hardware.
  45. DialMyCalls – With our Voice & SMS API you can easily integrate voice calling and/or text messaging into any application you may have
  46. TelApi – SMS seems preferable to actually talking for… almost everyone. Build your application with texting functionality – our service makes it really, really easy to get up and running within minutes.
  47. MessageNet - MessageNet provides a range of free Application Programming Interface (API) tools for seamless integration with your proprietary software or website, enabling your existing system to interact with MessageNet for sending and receiving messages.
  48. CarouselSMS – SMS API for high scale applications
  49. Esendex – Our SMS API is built by developers for developers and delivers straightforward, hassle free integration with our SMS gateway
  50. SMSGateway – We’ve taken care of all the complicated details and harnessed the sophisticated technology necessary to bring you a simple solution for sending SMS text messages from a web or desktop application
  51. UpsideWireless –  Provider of text messaging solutions that enable businesses and individuals worldwide to communicate using SMS
  52. Aql - At aql.com, we’re committed to providing trouble-free service. We run 4 gateways on 2 different networks, which provide redundancy to ensure high reliability of the service.
  53. GSMA OneAPI - The OneAPI SMS interface allows a Web application to send and receive SMS messages.
  54. Telesign Mobile –  TeleSign Mobile gives the global software developer community SMS gateway APIs, sample scripts and the world class support (at any time of day or night) to cost effectively and quickly enable applications, websites and back-office custom apps to start sending and receiving SMS, MMS and perform HLR Look Ups (Number Discovery)
  55. Avetio – We provide a quality, reliable gateway with a single interface to send messages, enabling you to reach nearly all mobile phone owners worldwide. We have connections to around 750 networks in 250 countries.
  56. Zipwhip – provides an SMS API to developers.Accounts require a Zipwhip enabled line, this can be their Android mobile number, landline, or toll-free 800 number.
  57. HQSMS – HQSMS (High Quality SMS) is a worldwide SMS provider offering reliable mobile messaging solutions to nearly 800 mobile networks in 200 countries. Since the launch of our SMS platform, we specialize only in providing MT (Mobile Terminated) solutions which included principally Bulk SMS, SMS notifications and tools that support that process like HLR lookup service.
  58. OneAPI4SMS – One API to send and receive text messages in 5 billion mobile phones across 200+ countries
  59. Cdyne – We provide an SMS API that uses both DIDs and short codes for text messaging. Our primary market is U.S. and Canadian text messaging, and we offer international DIDs and have the capability to send SMS to over 200 countries.
  60. Swift SMS Gateway – Thousands of developers use Swift SMS Gateway as their network of choice for professional business requirements in SMS.  Global reach to over 800 carriers.
  61. Wavecell SMS – Allows registered users to send SMS worldwide using a simple , fast and reliable HTTP API.  Send messages in minutes
  62. Altiria – Primarily based in Spain and all Latin America
  63. Boomerang – Multi-threaded technology automates business processes, making A2P & M2M communications a reality.
  64. Reach – one of the leading providers of mobile messaging services to businesses in the UK.

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