Build strong relationships and retain customers with our high-performance SMS Gateway

Send and receive bulk SMS messages from more than 1000 mobile networks and to over 220 countries and territories with our easy-to-use cloud-based interface.

Clickatell’s SMS Gateway is a premier messaging solution for Clickatell’s partners, resellers, aggregators, and large enterprises who seek full message-level delivery controls and custom routing configurations for international and optimized local SMS delivery.

Multi-channel capability


Send high throughput, high volume SMS messages using our reliable SMPP API or seamless integration into our HTTP and REST APIs.



Built for scale, our Gateway will help you grow your business with high volume SMS messaging at peak throughput.

Call deflection

Optimized routing

Custom configure routing for all your specialized SMS needs including Sender ID support, character encoding, message concatenation, local domicile-based delivery, and support for registered content.



Reach your customers securely with 99.9% platform uptime.

Tags, notes and flags

Network operations

24/7/365 Network operations center team monitoring.

Reporting dashboards


Access to standard and customized dashboards and reports including throughput, API acceptance, and message queuing.

We’re a global leader in mobile messaging connecting brands with their customers wherever they are.

Why choose us as your enterprise bulk SMS Gateway provider?

Join more than 15 000 brands who have chosen Clickatell as their preferred SMS solution provider

20+ years of proven mobile SMS messaging experience

We connect leading enterprise brands to their customers via SMS

Global SMS coverage to reach every corner of the globe

Our SMS Gateway securely delivers billions of messages per year to more than 1000 networks in 200 countries and territories including difficult-to-reach countries not serviced by other providers

Flexible integration

Our SMS Gateway provides multiple APIs making it easy for your developers with API and cloud-based integration experience

Dedicated SMS support specialists

Our experienced SMS support team is available with 24/7 messaging support

Which SMS product option is best for me?

Clickatell offers two SMS connectivity products: SMS APIs and an SMS Gateway. Both products come with Clickatell’s enterprise-level support, full scalability, 24/7 team monitoring, 99.9% platform uptime, and secure messaging encryption.

SMS Gateway

Ideal if you:

  • Are a large enterprise, aggregator, partner, or reseller sending a minimum of 250 000 messages per month
  • Are an SMS specialist and SMS is the only channel you require
  • Require access to specialized APIs like SMPP (in addition to standard APIs such as HTTP and REST)
  • Require custom routing profiles and full feature-level controls
  • Require any type of special services such as conversion APIs, custom monitoring, content registration, locale domicile pricing, etc.
  • Want a post-paid billing agreement


Ideal if you:

Looking for specialized aggregator or partner services? Our SMS Gateway has you covered!

Flexible Routing

Bulk SMS messaging

  • Full services Gateway supporting both real-time automated throughput management and load balancing
  • 1-way and 2-way messaging (short codes, long numbers), Sender ID configuration
  • Support for high throughput APIs like SMPP
  • Standard API support using REST API
  • Data encryption of message content

Flexible routing

  • Standard and custom routing profiles; full routing-level and feature control
  • Custom routing configuration
  • Real-time delivery receipts
Partner Services


  • Setup of in-country message delivery pricing available to local entities

Value-added services

  • Country regulation management for compliant SMS delivery
  • Sender ID registration for supported countries
  • Content and service registration for supported countries
  • HRL lookup services
  • Bespoke monitoring and alerting services
  • Customer dashboards and reporting services


  • 24/7/365 team monitoring


This real-time SMS API is built according to best practice architecture guidelines for RESTful API design over the HTTP protocol layer. Ideal for developers to easily implement a more extensive integration solution, and send batches of up to 500 destination numbers per submission through our international SMS messaging gateway.


Our simplest, most popular messaging API. This easy-to-use and powerful piece of code will quickly and easily integrate with your systems and applications, allowing you to send SMS messages internationally using our reliable bulk SMS messaging gateway.


The Short Message Peer to Peer (SMPP) API offers carrier-grade SMS messaging to send out a high volume of text messages at high speed through a dedicated SMPP server. Expect extremely fast real-time messaging via a 24/7 authenticated connection to the Clickatell Gateway.


"In the banking world, where forgetting the growing mobile audience would be dangerous, reliability and immediate response times from our SMS provider are critical. Clickatell delivers a reliable and time-critical messaging service which we can depend on. After testing their technology solutions and systems, we have found them to be technologically sound and robust."

Petros Chakwizira - Senior IT Manager, ABS – a member of the Old Mutual Group

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