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Nexmo CTO to Present Keynote at FinDEVr SF on 10/6

September 28, 2015 Published by //

Join Nexmo at the upcoming FinDEVr event, the premiere event to showcase the latest tools, platforms and case studies in fintech. FinDEVr 2015 will bring together over 600 of the builders – devs, software architects, CTOs, VPs of engineering – that are forging the future of financial, banking and payments technology. Where: UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center When: October […] Read more »

SMS 101: Why Messages Fail to Deliver

September 23, 2015 Published by //

Despite being one of the most popular mediums for real time communications and used in many high priority and time sensitive applications, global SMS delivery is not always perfect and the distributed design of the telecommunication industry means that many different factors can intervene in the delivery of any SMS. In this blog, I’ll share […] Read more »

Nexmo Partners with H3G to Power Business-Critical Cloud Communications Needs

September 15, 2015 Published by //

Today we are happy to announce a strategic partnership with H3G, a leading mobile operator, to provide SMS-based user authentication capabilities to verify mobile subscribers in Sweden and Denmark. Within the partnership, Nexmo is expanding H3G’s verification and messaging expertise to Scandinavia, one of the fastest growing regions in Europe, thereby opening a direct link […] Read more »

How MvIP (Messaging-via-IP) Will Change the A2P (Application-to-Person) SMS Landscape

September 9, 2015 Published by // // //

In the past several years, we have seen a massive shift in the chat and messaging landscape, as it expands from Person-to-Person (P2P) messaging, towards Application-to-Person (A2P) messaging. With this expansion comes much speculation around A2P via SMS, with claims that MvIP will bring on the demise of A2P SMS. However, Nexmo firmly believes that […] Read more »

Bright Pattern Adds WeChat As Customer Service Channel Using Nexmo’s Chat App API

September 8, 2015 Published by // //

Today Bright Pattern announced their integration with Nexmo’s Chat App API, effectively enabling their customers to engage in value-added customer service communications with WeChat users as a part of their Omnichannel Customer Service Platform. This collaboration with Bright Pattern is yet another sign of the evolution of brand-user communications catalyzed by OTT Messaging Apps’ emergence. […] Read more »

4 Ways Cloud Communications Can Help Secure Financial Applications

September 3, 2015 Published by // //

It’s no secret that user security is critical in the finance vertical. From credit cards to bank accounts, consumers want the satisfaction of knowing that their finances are protected from attacks and unauthorized users. Cloud communications make it easy to verify users, authenticate transactions and keep users up to speed on what’s happening with their accounts. […] Read more »

Building a Phone-Powered Photo Booth with Nexmo’s Voice and SMS APIs

September 1, 2015 Published by // // // //

I’m always looking for something interesting to build at developer events. Earlier this year at php[tek], I decided to create a phone-powered photobooth. Turning a user’s phone into the interface for this photobooth meant I could skip all the physical user interface you’d find in a traditional photo booth. No need for buttons to start […] Read more »