Dedicated numbers and shortcode keywords for receiving message from mobile phones
In addition to our free SMS reply
service, we also offer Dedicated Inbound Mobile numbers for receiving
SMS text messages. SMS text messages received on a Dedicated Inbound
Number are forwarded to you over the Internet. Unlike our free
SMS reply service, a Dedicated Inbound Number can receive messages from a
previously unknown mobile user. For example, this makes a dedicated inbound
number suitable for use in advertising campaigns.
A Dedicated Inbound Number is a standard 11-digit UK number, it can be access
outside the UK by prefixing the number with +44. UK mainland network
subscriber will be charge their standard network rate for sending a message to
a Dedicated Incoming Number.
SMS messages received on the VME number can be forwarded to you instantly by
the following methods:
Dedicated Inbound Numbers are subject to a rental charge. The minimum rental
period is 3 months. All fees are payable in advance.
As an alternative to a Dedicated Inbound Number we can also offer a keyword on
the shared 5 digit shortcode. The minimum rental period is 3 months. All fees
are payable in advance.
To trial this service, send an SMS message beginning with your username
(followed by space and then your message) to +447786202820.
Received messages will appear in your SMS Inbox, available when you login to
To get your own VME number please contact sales at
firstname.lastname@example.org. VME numbers can usually be set-up within
You can also receive SMS messages using the ActiveSMS software and a GSM Modem