SMPP API / General information

SMPP (Short Message Peer-to-Peer Protocol) is a protocol that allows you to communicate with SMS Center. The protocol defines the information necessary for the exchange of data between the user and the SMSC as well as the operations defined in the context of sending SMS messages. Each query made by SMPP has an assigned response. As part of the SMPP protocol in it is possible to:

To connect and send messages using SMPP, you must have the appropriate software. Recommended and popular programs that are checked with are eg kannel ( or ozeki ( In the further part of the documentation there are sample configurations.