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Tag Archive: SMS

2016: A Landmark Year in Nexmo’s Evolution

January 10, 2017 Published by // // // // // //

Nexmo enters 2017 having reached milestones enjoyed by few companies in the first five years of business. From its inception as a startup with the bold ambition of disrupting communication technology, we built a top-notch team that has worked tirelessly to grow the business to nearly a $100M run rate in a relatively short time. […]
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Nexmo’s Adaptive Routing Finds Its Way To a U.S. Patent

December 15, 2016 Published by // // //

What began as an internal optimization to enable Nexmo to deliver better quality to its text messaging customers is now a patented innovation. Nexmo’s proprietary Adaptive Routing solution for high-quality global delivery of text messages has been issued a U.S. patent (U.S. Pat. No. 9,485,169). It’s the first patent for Nexmo. Adaptive Routing is an […]
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Grab Drives Southeast Asia Forward with International SMS and Voice

December 8, 2016 Published by // // // //

Grab is the leading ride-hailing platform that provides transportation solutions for 620 million people across 34 cities in Southeast Asia. Grab offers a wide range of services through their mobile app, including GrabTaxi, GrabCar, GrabBike, GrabHitch, GrabExpress, and GrabFood. The company partnered with Nexmo to implement a customer notification user verification process via SMS and voice […]
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Webinar: Create Compelling Communications Experiences with SMS

November 15, 2016 Published by // // // // //

Most of us are familiar with SMS — it’s an age old telecommunications technology that has existed for decades. But SMS has evolved from a person-to-person communication channel to a critical communication method for business-to-consumer (B2C) interaction. In this webinar recording we explain why SMS is even more relevant today, walk through innovative SMS use cases, and how the channel […]
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Top Ways to Improve Your App’s User Engagement and Security with SMS — Part II

November 1, 2016 Published by // // // //

Last week I shared Part I of this series and covered four ways to enhance your applications with SMS.  I highlighted the advantages of SMS over other customer engagement channels in terms of reach and engagement. With SMS you can reach up to 6 billion people with read rates of up to 95% and engagement rates […]
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LookBooker Boosts Beauty Bookings with Nexmo SMS Notifications

October 10, 2016 Published by // // //

LookBooker is New York City’s leading online hair and beauty booking aggregator. Through its mobile app, users can search, select, and instantly book appointments 24/7 with over 350 salon, spa, and barbershop partners, with dozens of additional partners being added each month. LookBooker needed to implement reliable notification systems on both the user and merchant sides of […]
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