[VoiceOps] SMS apps, providers, and peers

Peter Beckman beckman at angryox.com
Wed Dec 9 20:03:01 EST 2009

On Wed, 9 Dec 2009, Kenny Sallee wrote:

> It all boils down to what users want today and tomorrow.  IMO - users want
> SMS today and are going to keep wanting it for a long long time because it's
> quick, works on most all phones (not just smartphones), and sovles a
> problem.  I'm just not clear on how it comes into play for a VoIP/ITSP.  SMS
> on an IP Phone - I'd ask - Why?  IP Phones sit nex to computers (for the
> most part).  Computers use IM (its quicker, easier, and free).  Maybe
> Softphone on a PC?  But again I ask why for same argument as w/ IP Phone?
> Am I missing something (likley since I'm not entirely a voice guy at this
> juncture in my career).

  Virtual numbers -- You can have 4 phone numbers all ring on your existing
  cell for cheap.  Add SMS functionality from your Virtual Numbers to your
  phone, and if your provider is smart, a way for you to reply, then

Peter Beckman                                                  Internet Guy
beckman at angryox.com                                 http://www.angryox.com/

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