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All You Need to Know About Sending/Receiving SMS with Node.js

February 28, 2017 Published by // // // //

ICYMI, we’ve been hard at work blogging tutorials about how to use the Nexmo SMS API to add programmable SMS to Node.js applications using Express. We explained how to: Send SMS messages virtually anywhere in the world. Implement a webhook endpoint to receive SMS messages. Get an SMS delivery receipt from a mobile carrier via Nexmo. Send SMS Messages […] Read more »

Why Enterprises Should Pay Attention to Google’s New RCS Messaging Service

February 27, 2017 Published by // // //

If you’ve been in the communications business as long as I have, you’ve been hearing about the promise of Rich Communication Services (RCS)—or joyn or Jio4GVoice or Message+—for nearly a decade. And it offered a compelling proposition: under the GSMA’s stewardship and with the collaboration of telecom carriers around the world, this messaging protocol was […] Read more »

Nexmo Joins Early Access Program from Google to Upgrade SMS for Businesses

February 23, 2017 Published by // // // // //

As advocates of innovation, especially in communication channels like messaging, we at Nexmo took a particular interest in an initiative that Google spearheaded early last year to upgrade SMS. Working in collaboration with the mobile industry, Google has led a program to bring a universal standard called RCS (Rich Communications Services) to Android mobile device […] Read more »

Eliminate Failed Calls with Dynamic Connection Capabilities

February 23, 2017 Published by //

We’re excited to announce the addition of dynamic connect for your voice apps. This enhancement helps eliminate failed calls when the primary line is in use or unavailable. For example, if you’re running a call center, you can have customers dial into a central number. If your main contact person is on another call, the […] Read more »

New Nexmo Reporting Features Deliver Insights and Value to Customers

February 22, 2017 Published by // // // //

As a cloud communications provider, we know we can’t just offer message delivery through our  robust platform. Our customers  also need a way to ensure they’re getting the optimal performance from our solution. This is why at Nexmo we’re happy to announce a few new features to help deliver insights into your applications. SMS Reports by Country With […] Read more »

Journey of an SMS: Global SMS Messaging in a Complex World

February 16, 2017 Published by // // // //

SMS engagement rates are over 94 percent, dwarfing most other communication channels. The personal, direct nature of SMS makes text messages nearly impossible to ignore. Think about it: when was the last time you ignored an SMS? You may have 1,136 unread emails and 47 unread Facebook Messenger IMs, but you likely have 0 unread messages […] Read more »

Webinar: Getting Started with Nexmo Voice and WebSockets

February 15, 2017 Published by // //

With the recent addition of WebSocket support, the Nexmo Voice API allows you to connect a voice interface to just about any endpoint. You can now push voice beyond the standard phone system and VoIP. WebSockets opens the door to new voice integration use cases, such as server-to-server communication between the Nexmo Voice API and speech AI […] Read more »