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aspsms.com Newsletter, 09.2016

Customer information

Dear Joachim von Watt

As a registered client of ASPSMS youget the latest information about our newly available SMS applications.

Contents

Good to know:
Everything around SMS and ASPSMS

SMS are sent in Switzerland since more than 20 years. 98% of text messages are read. Thus, the SMS has established itself as a very important form of communication channel and it is maintained fully also in the future.

Budget
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Simple SMS
Length: 160 characters

Extra long SMS or concatenated SMS
Keep your messages short to avoid extra costs. ASPSMS can send extra long SMS. Up to 9 SMS can be linked which corresponds to a total length of 1377 characters. Costs occur for each sub-SMS.

Number format
For originator and recipient numbers, always use international standard numbers format (E.164 numbering plan), without points, brackets, spaces and special characters. The appropriate country code list by country can be found on Wikipedia Wikipedia

Examples

  • +41790000000 Switzerland, Swisscom
  • +491720000000, Germany, Vodafone
  • +393340000000, Italy, Telecom Italia

Originator
The originator can be either numeric (numbers only) or alphanumeric (letters and numbers).

  • Numeric: phone number
    (eg +41790000000 or 0041790000000)
  • Alphanumeric: max. 11 characters (eg Artclub)

Numeric Originators (phone numbers) must be unlocked for safety with a code beforehand. You receive this code on your mobile phone or your landline number. The receiver can directly reply to respond, if the phone number can receive SMS.

The maximum length for an alphanumeric originator is 11 characters. It may not contain any special characters, including spaces. Important: the recipient cannot directly reply to a text messagee with an alphanumeric originator. Also, consider shortening alphanumeric originators:

  • University of St. Gallen: UniSG

Sendlog

Messages are stored for 7 days in the productive sendlog. During this time, delivery notifications can be requested. SMSBLASTER.COM web edition keeps a detailed log.

Delivery Notifications
The ASPSMS System provides handset SMS delivery notifications. If a text message is successfully delievered, the recipient's handset acknowledges it and confirms receiving the SMS.

Delivery Status

The ASPSMS System distinguishes 4 Delivery Status.

  • Delivered (Reason: 000)
    The operator confirms the reception of the message. You can consider the message delivered.

  • Not delivered (Reason: various)
    The message could not be delivered. Possible reasons: unknown subscriber, call barred, target device is not able to receive SMS, wrong number format, etc.

  • Buffered (Reason: various)
    The message was transferred to the operator of the recipient but could not yet be delivered. At the moment, further delivery attempts are pending.
    Possible reasons: absent subscriber, device out of memory, temporary technical issue within the network of terminating operator, etc.

    The delivery status «buffered» changes within 24 hours to the final delivery status «Delivered» or «Not delivered».


    Delivered: The operator confirms the reception of the message. You can consider the message delivered.

    Not delivered: The terminating operator has given up delivering the message after 24 hours.

  • Unknown (Reason: n/a)

    Deferred delivery time: Delivery is in the future.

    Delivery notifications delayed: Due to a large SMS broadcast, delivery notifications are delayed but will arrive later.

    Missing delivery notifications: operator is overloaded
    e.g. at New Years Eve.

Additional Info:Useful Information about Delivery Notifications and Reason Codes

ASPSMS Credits
For sending an SMS, you need so-called ASPSMS credits,which are purchased in advance (prepaid). The ASPSMS credits have unlimited validity and do not expire.

ASPSMS Credit Warnings
Always enough ASPSMS Credits on your account.You can let yourself be informed by SMS or email if your credit balance reaches or goes below a certain level. Enter as many recipients, waring levels and warning messages as you need.
Credit Warning

Costs

Volume Discounts
ASPSMS offers 5 different volume discounts. The price per ASPSMS credit depends on the amount that you are buying.
Prices

Termination Fees
Termination fees are charged when sending to certain GSM networks. It is handled as a multiplication factor which increases the ASPSMS credit consumption per SMS.
Termination Fees

Example
To calculate the effective cost of a text message with a maximum length of 160 characters:

Purchased volume 500 ASPSMS Credits à 0.09 CHF = 45.00 CHFTermination to Swisscom: 1 ASPSMS Credit x 1.00 x 0.09 CHF = CHF 0.09Termination to Sunrise: 1 ASPSMS Credit x 1.00 x 0.09 CHF = CHF 0.09Terminatoin to Salt.: 1 ASPSMS Credit x 1.75 x 0.09 CHF = CHF 0.1575 Purchased volume 100'000 ASPSMS Credits à 0.06 CHF = 6'000.00 CHFTermination to Swisscom: 1 ASPSMS Credit x 1.00 x 0.06 CHF = CHF 0.06Termination to Sunrise: 1 ASPSMS Credit x 1.00 x 0.06 CHF = CHF 0.06Termination to Salt.: 1 ASPSMS Credit x 1.75 x 0.06 CHF = CHF 0.105 

My Orders
All orders that you have placed are listed here.
My Orders

ASPSMS Volume Discounts

Take advantage of our generous volume discounts by purchasing annual ASPSMS Credits volumes at once.

We offer five different price categories

500 Credits @ 9 Rp.45.00 CHF
1'000 Credits @ 9 Rp.90.00 CHF
2'500 Credits @ 9 Rp.225.00 CHF
5'000 Credits @ 9 Rp.450.00 CHF
 
10'000 Credits @ 8 Rp.800.00 CHFYou save: CHF 100.00*
25'000 Credits @ 8 Rp.2'000.00 CHFYou save: CHF 250.00*
 
50'000 Credits @ 7 Rp.3'500.00 CHFYou save: CHF 1000.00*
75'000 Credits @ 7 Rp.5'250.00 CHFYou save: CHF 1500.00*
 
100'000 Credits @ 6 Rp.6'000.00 CHFYou save: CHF 3000.00*
500'000 Credits @ 6 Rp.30'000.00 CHFYou save: CHF 15'000.00*
* compared to the price for smallest order quantities
more than 1'000'000 CreditsPrice on request

Find our price list at: https://www.aspsms.com/en/prices/

 

What are ASPSMS Credits and how do I buy some?

For sending an SMS, you need so-called ASPSMS credits,which are purchased in advance. The ASPSMS credits donot expire.
https://www.aspsms.com/en/instruction/payment/

Payment Methods

Up to an amount of CHF 800.00 you can pay by bank transfer, postal card, Mastercard, Visa, Diners Club, American Express or Paypal. From a price of CHF 800.00 on, you can conveniently pay by bank transfer.

If you want to buy ASPSMS credits for a different amount, we are happy to send you a VAT-ready invoice as PDF document.Please contact our support to do so.

Details for Bank Transfers

UBS AG
Multertor/Neugasse 54
Postfach
9001 St.Gallen
Switzerland
PC-Konto: 80-2-2 (CH only)

In favour of:

VADIAN.NET AG
Katharinengasse 10
9000 St.Gallen
Switzerland

Konto-No: GL-111446.0
Clearing-No: 254
SWIFT-Code: UBSWCHZH80A
IBAN-No: CH51 0025 4254 GL11 1446 0

Please mention your ASPSMS account's "Client-ID: 0" and "aspsms.com"in the payment description.

Credit Warnings: Never run out of ASPSMS Credits

With this feature you can let yourself be informed bySMS and/or e-mail if your credit balance reaches orgoes below a certain level.Enter as many recipients, warning levels and warningmessages as you need.
https://www.aspsms.com/en/creditwarning/

 

And that's how it goes:

Advertising

Your private credit: fair, fast and easy

List your ASPSMS application at our 3rd-party solutions!

Take the chance and additionally advertise your own ASPSMS based softwaree.g. your content management system or your branch specific solution thatsends SMS through the ASPSMS system on:

http://www.aspsms.ch/en/solutions/3rd-party/

That's how it works:

  1. Send us a link or a demo version of your softwarewith the appropriate login data to support@aspsms.com so we cantest your product.

  2. We shall examine your software and let you know if we shall publish it at ASPSMS 3rd-party solutions.Please understand that we can only take well-engineered and error free products into consideration.

  3. If we decide to publish your product, we shall ask you for further information:
    1. Product logo
    2. Product description (title)
    3. Product version
    4. Short description
    5. Detailed product description
    6. Price/currency
    7. Purchase- or download link
    8. Further useful information that helps

    If you have a German documentation, don't hesitate to send it for our German ASPSMS-website.

Examples for an listing on ASPSMS 3rd-party solutions:
http://www.aspsms.ch/en/solutions/3rd-party/

Products based on the
ASPSMS system

Interfaces

Applications

Credit Warning

Archive:

Available SMS tools and interfaces for ASPSMS




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