[MoMoBangalore] Mobile, GSM Modem, SMS gateway
Fri May 4 18:14:31 IST 2007
gives an idea how to set up an SMS gateway using a GSM phone as a gateway. I
think this is the cheapest option available.
required software : gnokii-smsd on debian (http://www.kannel.org/ is
Add to the phone one of those 10000 SMS at 30Rs cards like Sunils example
and you have a very cheap make shift SMS gateway ready with you. The
tutorial uses Nokia 5110 or 6110 series. Nokia 3110, 3810, 8110, 8110i can
also be used.
Some technique for using 2-3 phones to balance loads has to be thought of.
This would allow maintenance time as well (charging etc).
PS: I have not tried this. Could not find a cheap cable to connect to the
On 5/3/07, Sunil Maheshwari maheshwari.sunil at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/2/07, janakiram ganesan janakiramg2020 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Last week, we had some discussions about the SMS gateways. My cousin is
> > planning for a SMS application for his company,
> > Can you guys please answer for some questions
> > 1) Links sent last week to this mailing list are pure software for the
> > SMS gateway. Can you list SMS gateway hardware
> > products available in India?
> > [We are able to find out only Tata Indicom with 5000 Rs initial setup
> > cost and 750+ per month. Recurring cost is heavy]
> [Sunil] What do you mean by SMS gateway HW product? If you are using modem
> to send and receive SMS then you are sending SMS to operator gateway.
> 2) Best GSM/CDMA Modem in India and the cost of it
> [Sunil] Tata Indicom is selling CDMA modem at 3800 and its almost same
> with other providers. Cost of modem also depends upon the quantity.
> 3) Is there any special service given by operators like AIRTEL, HUTCH for
> > GSM modem or we have to get the mobile service
> > with call facility?
> [Sunil] You can take data only modem but you can always opt for SMS pack
> from operators like Spice is offering few thousand SMS free or 5 paisa SMS
> plan etc.
> 4) What phones are best suitable for GSM Modem , I know there are some
> > problem like 24 hour battery charging etc.
> > (Tested by anyone)
> Thanks in advance
> > Janakiram
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