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Two decades of SMS continuance

- 5 MIN READ - 30 Nov 2012

We have seen remarkable evolution of text messaging for around 20 years and more importantly – have learned a lot along the way. The very first SMS was sent by a 22 year old British engineer Neil Papworth on 3rd of December 1992 wishing Richard Jarvis Merry Christmas. The occasion set off a revolution in the way we connect today and evolved text messaging since then. For years SMS has been used ingeniously and extensively across the world and plain simplicity of text messaging technology have had an incredible impact across all continents.

In seconds for pennies

Today SMS lets you communicate with your customers in seconds for pennies offering new untapped opportunities for businesses and brands. Over the years SMS has proven itself to be one of the most popular, widely-used and ubiquitous forms of communication. It’s the way to enhance your main business activities and build your brand awareness by leveraging SMS as an engagement channel to drive your business.

20 years and counting

Text messaging has been widely accessible for 20 years and still going strong as one of the mostly used forms of data communication. Happy twentieth anniversary!

It’s time to send a happy birthday SMS message.

Mārcis Jurisons

Mārcis Jurisons - COO

Marcis is the co-founder and CRO of Messente. He is also responsible for making sure that there is an alignment between company's revenue-related operations, including sales, growth and business development.

A note on keeping things real

17 Apr 2018

Over the years, I've had the good fortune of talking to and doing business with many entrepreneurs and CEOs from a variety of industries. Some are first-time founders of small startups, while others are amazingly experienced serial entrepreneurs. Many of them are extremely successful in what they do.

So naturally, while listening to them talk about their businesses, I've always tried to spot any fundamental takeaways –the small drops of universal business advice distilled from those hundreds of conversations.

And it seems to me that a lot of the most profound business truths seem to point to a direction that I would call, "keeping it real.”

Lauri Kinkar

Lauri Kinkar

Next-generation Omnichannel API is well underway

10 Apr 2018

Over the last few months we’ve been setting the direction of our Omnichannel messaging API and our development team has started working on it. Considering transparency, we wanted to share the progress we’ve made on the API and give our clients something to look forward to, as well as helping clients prepare their systems for the next generation of our A2P messaging API.

Uku Loskit

Uku Loskit

You're protected from the pitfalls of grey routes

03 Apr 2018

“Grey routes” is a loosely used term in the telecommunications industry. Frankly, the industry-specific meaning of grey routes is useless to most of our clients. Brands and businesses send messages to their customers and they expect those messages to be delivered, which is what our SMS API does well.

However, it’s important to understand the premise of grey routes, because they affect SMS service quality, an important topic to us and we hope is important to businesses that use A2P SMS APIs.

Joosep Pintsaar

Joosep Pintsaar

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