Monday, November 01, 2010

2sms adds Service Notifications to Twitter

2sms is delighted to announce that customers wishing to receive real time updates relating to 2sms service availability, outages, network issues and other support items can subscribe to @2smsSupport at Twitter. Customers can optionally add SMS notifications to receive these updates to their mobile phone, and/or subscribe to the 2sms RSS newsfeed.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

2sms on Wordle

Friday, September 24, 2010

Bulk SMS, MMS banned ahead of Ayodhya verdict

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, in consultation with the Ministry of Home Affairs, has directed all mobile telecom services providers to ban all bulk SMS and MMS service across India till Saturday, which could be extended further if the need arises. Read more here.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

2sms offer white labelled SMS service to Telcos

Add ARPU to every business customer you have by adding SMS services to your product offer. 2sms can provide you with a fully branded web offering allowing your customers to self serve, generating you additional recurring revenues. For more information, visit or send an Email to Oliwia at

Friday, September 03, 2010

2sms offers SMS Long numbers to more destinations than any competitor

2sms is delighted to announce that if can offer long numbers (MSISDN's) for SMS MO and MT to more countries than any other supplier. Send messages from domestic long numbers in the following countries :

Australia, China, Czech, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Kenya, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Slovak, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, UK, USA.

We do not use GSM modems for this service. We are connected over SMPP to quality networks offering a business class service.

We say goodbye to John Godward

John Godward leaves today to start a new life in Canada. All at 2sms offer John our best wishes.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

2sms marriage

It doesn't happen often at 2sms, but we are delighted to announce that Oliwia Wolf, Marketing Manager at 2sms, married Neil Thompson this past weekend in Poland. Congratulations to the happy couple from all at 2sms.

Friday, August 06, 2010

Fast Upload address book

If you struggle to download software to your machine but would like to upload your address book with contact details stored within Microsoft Excel this is solution just for you!

Fast upload allows you to upload contact details into your 2sms web address book straight from Excel spreadsheet without the need to download any software to your

Click here to access the Fast Upload spreadsheet now

Friday, July 16, 2010

Are you interested in sending SMS messages in Arabic or Chinese?

2sms has implemented a service to support SMS messages written using non-Latin characters. One Unicode text message can only contain 70 characters, therefore when sending messages longer than that using characters outside the GSM 7-bit alphabet, the charges will vary. Call your account manager on 01234 757 800 or email to get the service set up and running on your 2sms account today.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

2sms launches TeamData - Collect and publish information to mobile phones

2sms announces the launch of it's Team Data product - this is the 2nd version of the product.

Team Data has two parts :

Team Collect - Allows you to create questionnaires, send them to mobile phones, and collect the answers, all from the web. You can set deadlines, and you can re-use your questions weekly, monthly or yearly.

Team Publish - If you want to publish small bits of internal information to your team, use Team Publish. Simply enter your data only, click a few buttons, and those you authorise can view the data in the browser on their phone.

Team Data is free to set up for 2sms customers; we charge one message credit to your account each time someone completes a questionnaire.

Monday, June 21, 2010

How to transfer credits between your sub-accounts

Did you know that...
You can transfer credits between your subaccounts. Simply go to and log in using your master account details and follow these steps:
1. Under ‘My Account’ tab select
‘Sub Accounts’
2. Select ‘Transfer Credits with Sub Accounts’
3. Select accounts you wish to exchange credits with, enter the number of messages to exchange to each account and submit
This allows you to transfer credits both into and out of your sub-accounts.

Monday, May 24, 2010

2sms is re-certified for ISO/IEC 27001 by SGS, an Accredited ISO auditor.

2sms has been re-certified for ISO/IEC 27001 by SGS, an Accredited ISO auditor. This triennial certification confirms continuous 2sms ISO27001 certification since 2007.

Information Security is important to 2sms because it is vital to our customers. 2sms has invested in a Information Secuirty Management System, and is subject to bi-annual audits by an external Accredited auditor. 2sms was the first SMS provider to be certified for ISO27001.

ISO/IEC 27001 aims to ensure that adequate controls addressing confidentiality, integrity and availability of information are in place to safeguard the information of 'interested parties'. These include customers, employees, trading partners and the needs of society in general.

Unprotected systems are vulnerable to computer-assisted fraud, sabotage and viruses. Breaches in information security can allow vital information to be accessed, stolen, corrupted or lost. How confident are you that you have the appropriate controls and procedures in place to avoid such incidents?

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

MobileActive Licenses 2sms Corporate SMS Platform for Aus and NZ Markets

ASX / Media Release
11 May 2010

MobileActive Licenses UK Corporate SMS Platform for Aus and NZ Markets

Key Points

• MobileActive’s Mobile Embrace has entered into a licensing
agreement with UK (2sms) to offer its corporate SMS
platform in Australia and New Zealand

• MobileActive will work with 2sms to extend services across its
approx. 1,500 UK and US client base where there is a presence in
Australia or New Zealand

• Certified and flexible technology enables rapid deployment

MobileActive Limited (ASX: MBA), Australia’s leading independent mobile phone
entertainment content and services company, today announced that its Mobile
Embrace (Business-to-Business) division has entered into a licensing agreement
with UK corporate mobile solutions provider ( a Microsoft Gold Partner)
to offer its corporate SMS messaging platform in Australia and New Zealand.
Currently 2sms has approximately 1,500 UK and US clients utilising the platform
including Unilever, Dyson, Zurich Financial Services, National Australia Bank and
Tetrapak. Mobile Embrace and 2sms will work together to extend services across
the 2sms client base where they have a presence in Australia or New Zealand as
well as opening new client channels.

The corporate SMS platform, which compliments the existing MobileActive
infrastructure Mobile Embrace offers to clients, is ISO27001 certified and has a full
range of plug-ins that enable rapid integration to the existing infrastructure of
many major businesses including Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes,,
IBM Websphere, Oracle and Facebook. Chief Executive Officer Tim King said; “We believe the combination of
our UK and US proven technology and MobileActive’s infrastructure and expertise
will deliver outstanding SMS business solutions to corporate Australia”.
MobileActive Chief Executive Officer Chris Thorpe said this is a strong addition to
Mobile Embrace’s market offering that includes branded mobile content
development, hosting and delivery, billing, mobile marketing and mobile
membership and loyalty services.

“Businesses are now more aware of the advantage of the anywhere, anytime
accessibility of mobile messaging as a powerful business communication tool. The
stand-out quality, flexibility and track record of the 2sms corporate SMS platform
enables our Mobile Embrace division to deliver that advantage to clients at the
highest level,” said Mr Thorpe.

MobileActive’s fledgling Mobile Embrace division (Business-to-Business) sits
alongside its Mobile Entertainment Retail division (MER), and RingRing Studios (inhouse
mobile content production, licensing and distribution) units.
About MobileActive Limited

MobileActive Limited (ASX: MBA) is Australia’s leading independent mobile phone
entertainment, content and services company across business to consumer, business to
business and production and licensing.

The company builds brands, customer value and loyalty through mobile entertainment for its
customers, and the customers of its business partners utilising its core Digital Asset
Management, Digital Media Merchandising and Mobile Membership Services infrastructure.
The company develops, aggregates, markets and distributes a large and diverse range of
mobile phone entertainment and services including content such as games, video, music,
graphics, information and applications and services including loyalty and reward, user
generated content, quiz and challenge, mobile marketing and social networking systems.
MobileActive operates three divisions: Mobile Entertainment Retail MER – direct to
consumer marketing and distribution; Mobile Embrace – B2B services; RingRing Studios
- in-house mobile content production and global inbound and outbound licensing and

For more information see or

Neil Wiles
Managing Director
MobileActive Limited
(02) 9360 3385

Media Enquiries
Mitchell Hume
(02) 8284-9910

About is a private company, headquartered in London, with offices in Cranfield near
Milton Keynes in England and near Washington and Chicago in USA. Incorporated in 1996,
the company has been delivering business text message solutions since 2000 and currently
has over 1,500 corporate customers across the UK and USA. is a customer centric, business communications solution provider. The end to end
service integrity we provide, allows our business clients to send mission-critical information
and messages securely, simply, reliably and quickly – to staff, customers or any other
audience of their choice. Our global capability facilitates multiple delivery methods and
reaches all the major mobile networks.

Potential purchasers of an SMS service seek security, privacy and traceability when sending
out text messages, which is exactly what we provide. At, we believe we have
achieved a winning combination of technical excellence and innovation with an extraordinary
passion for flexible, personally delivered customer service.

For more information see /

Tim King
Managing Director Limited
(02) 8014 4576

Friday, April 30, 2010

Send your business SMS from Outlook or Excel

Following requests from customers, 2sms has updated its Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook software add-ins.
The new version is now compatible with the most recent operating systems including Vista and Windows 7.
The new version is available to download on the 2sms website under Software Add-Ins.

Monday, April 12, 2010

2sms launch for Australian market

To further support our Australian customers, 2sms is proud to announce the launch of a dedicated Australian web site, located at This web site offers a tailored SME / LE / Govt customer SMS service for Australian businesses. The web site quoted local time zone, services are priced in Australian Dollars, and local support is offered.

Our old site at will automatically re-route to the new web site.

2sms launch 2sms CRM

Working with Westwood Software, 2sms are proud to launch 2sms CRM.
2sms CRM helps customers plan for, deploy and customise Microsoft Dynamics CRM. 2sms also offers a CRM SMS module allowing customers to send SMS messages from Microsoft Dynamics.

We have chosen to partner with Westwood Software because we have worked with the same customers. Visit for more information.

2sms offers the following Microsoft CRM 4.0 services;

* Hosting and Custom Development/ Configuration.
* Integration of third party software with CRM 4.0.
* CRM 4.0 integration with SAP.
* e Commerce Applications and bespoke Solutions.
* We are also a Microsoft Online Services Reseller.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

2sms release new recurring message interface

2sms have released a new interface on their web site for sending recurring messages. This interface provides a more visual way to set up repeat or recurring messages.

In addition, we have also added the ability for customers to run reports on their existing recurring messages to see what they have set up, and we even give customers the ability to cancel their recurring messages.

XML and web services customers can also take advantage of new XML schema methods at to set up recurring messages from within their own applications.

We have overhauled our database engine beind the scenes to more efficiently process recurring messages, building in better observance of daylight saving in the customers time zone.

This represents a major piece of work that followed on from the new 2way SMS project delivered in 2009.

Monday, March 22, 2010

2sms supports open ID

2sms announces support for Open ID. Customers will be able to use their Facebook / LinkedIn / Google / Twitter / Blogger accounts to open a 2sms account, and log into a 2sms account. These services all use OpenID to allow customers to choose how to log onto online services. This service will be initially offered to UK, EU and Australian customers.

Please note 2sms will not be passed details of your user ID and password from Facebook / LinkedIn / Google / Twitter / Blogger.

For more information on OpenID, please visit

Monday, March 01, 2010

2sms add support for Outlook Mobile Service

Microsoft Outlook 2003 / 2007 / 2010 has the ability to send SMS messages within it. Send SMS messages using 2sms from within Outlook without the need for a software add-in.

Friday, February 05, 2010

SMS Reseller Portal

We have recently incorporated the Reseller Portal within 2sms website. The portal allows resellers to not only track activities of their
existing customers, but also view new
potential users. Resellers can monitor usage and performance, as well as check on their customers recent purchases.
For additional information and help with the service please contact

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Milamber eLearning

2sms is proud to be part of the Milamber consortium seeking to change eLearning globally.

2sms opens Australian support line

In order to support our growing Australian customer base, 2sms has added a Sydney based customer support line. (02) 8014 4576
(+61 280 144 576 if dialled internationally.)

This is the first step in increasing our presence in Australia, New Zealand and the rest of the Pan Asian marketplace. We have customers in 35 countries, and local Sales and Customer support are an important part of the 2sms offer. Next up will be an Australian version of the 2sms web site and some exciting new in region partner announcements. 2sms has offices in the UK and US.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

2sms retains it's Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status for 2010

2sms is delighted to announce that it retains it's Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status for 2010. It is also authorised to sell Microsoft Online services including hosted email (Exchange) and collaboration services based on hosted Sharepoint. 2sms customers can send SMS text messages from Outlook, Excel and Sharepoint using 2sms software.

Friday, January 01, 2010

Happy New Year 2010

Happy New Year to all our customers, investors, suppliers and staff from 2sms. Thank-you for your involvement with us.