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Did anybody create a program successfully to send SMS to mobiles???

I suppose it's not possible without the permission (license or something which require to pay them) of service provider (Hutch, Airtel, Idea etc).

Once I tried to send SMS from my mail id like this:

xxxxxxxxxx@ideacellular.com where xxxxxxxxxx was my cell number.

I got one SMS saying that some fellow has sent you a SMS, to read that send READ (or something like this) to 444 (any number).

Please share your experience.

Thanks.
 
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It is possible to send SMS messages to mobiles. I think the behavior that you are witnessing is carrier specific.

I have used the email method, mobileway, and Clickatel to send messages in the past.

Currently my company uses Clickatel as our gateway. We have never had a problem with plain text, default port SMS messages.
 
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMS_gateways

You can SMS directly to an email address and the carrier will forward it to the indicated phone. I believe that I was just sending the message in the subject line without a message body, but I forget. The limit for an SMS message is 150 characters, which probably works with most email systems as a subject.
 
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