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Send SMS to mobile

Hello Folks,

I need to send the output from shell script to range of mobile phones based on their msisdn . Is there any open source solution could help me to do so from CentOS or redhat ??
# 2  
You will need to use someone's SMS gateway service. For example, here is one with an sh based SMS API (using curl):

Code:
https://developer.nexmo.com/messaging/sms/overview

But there are so many APIs like this on the net, and you should deeply research all your options and various APIs available.
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my country is not on the list , what shall I do ?
# 4  
Check other sites for an SMS gateway service which services your country.
# 5  
For DIY ... you can get a small ARM board with sim slot with linux installed.
Buy a sim card or make a contract, like for regular phone.

Using opensource software such as Gammu you can program your app to send sms via above little box.

Quote:
The Gammu package does not include just this binary, but as well Gammu SMS Daemon, Gammu library and Python bindings which you can use to develop own application accessing mobile phone.
Of course, you can always get a sms gateway service online, as suggested.

Hope that helps
Regards
Peasant.
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You don't need an SMS gateway, if you know the carrier that the cell phone number is attached to. for example:
Code:
number=cell_phone_number
carrier="msg.telus.com"
mail -s "subject" $number@$carrier" <email.message"

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Quote:
Originally Posted by jgt
You don't need an SMS gateway, if you know the carrier that the cell phone number is attached to. for example:
Code:
number=cell_phone_number
carrier="msg.telus.com"
mail -s "subject" $number@$carrier" <email.message"

You are describing an email to SMS gateway service provided by some carriers.

These types of email to SMS gateways are becoming more and more rare these days, generally speaking.
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