Why Choose Clickatell

Clickatell is a global leader in mobile messaging and transaction services, which enable its customers to alert, interact and transact with their business partners and communities on the mobile phone.

Clickatell's global footprint means that it can deliver short message services (SMS) through it's next-generation Clickatell Mobile eXchange (CMneXt) to over 960 mobile networks in over 220 countries and territories, with the potential to reach 6 billion mobile phone users - more than 80 percent of the world's population. In addition, with Clickatell Transaction eXchange (CTX), it provides the essential link between mobile consumers and their financial institution, with services like airtime top-up. More than 15,000 enterprise, government, medium and small business customers and application developers have embraced Clickatell's technology solutions. Founded in 2000, Clickatell is headquartered in Redwood City, Calif.

How the Clickatell SMS Gateway Works


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The things that set us apart

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Global coverage

Our SMS gateway offers you wider coverage than any other SMS provider. When it comes to message delivery, Clickatell is totally network independent, our message delivery undergoes sophisticated load balancing, and our intelligent routing technology seeks out the lowest cost routes.

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Global customers

We deliver carrier-grade mobile messaging solutions that have been embraced by more than 13,000 enterprise, government, medium and small business customers and application developers across the world.

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Multiple Protocols/Interfaces

Our APIs are fast, simple and reliable, and built in such a way that they integrate easily with any system. Our APIs include HTTP/S (internet post), SMPP, FTP, XML, SMTP (email to SMS), SOAP and COM Object. Each API has full documentation with sample code where applicable.

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Instant Connectivity

We offer an easy, real-time account sign up and a simple online environment for you to manage your connections with us. Within your account you can make payments, check invoices, draw message reports, and more.

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Multiple Message Types

Our gateway is not limited to SMS text messaging. You can also send a number of other message types including Ringtones, VCards, Binary, EMS, Unicode, Flash SMS, WAP Push, and more.

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Low Pricing

Our bulk supplier status means cut-rate message pricing even for small businesses and 10 free test messages as soon as you sign up. You pay no license or setup fees to connect to our gateway. Calculate SMS Costs.

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Support Center

Our highly trained technical staff are available 24/7 for phone, email support and Live Chat. In addition we have excellent online support material on our Help and Support page monitored by the Clickatell support team.

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Extensive Reporting

Clickatell offers real-time SMS reporting which includes up-to-date message delivery statuses.

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Multiple Payment Options

You can make payments with your credit card, PayPal, Moneybookers, direct UK bank deposit, SA bank deposit, USA bank deposit, or wire transfer.