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Use service from sms providers like smsglobal.com, they have scripts to do
that.

On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 9:00 PM, wrote:

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> 1. Re: Assistance sending mass sms to cellphones (Robert Huddleston)
> 2. Re: Assistance sending mass sms to cellphones (Landy Landy)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2011 12:45:52 -0400
> From: “Robert Huddleston”
> Subject: Re: [asterisk-users] Assistance sending mass sms to
> cellphones
> To: “‘Asterisk Users Mailing List – Non-Commercial Discussion'”
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> Seriously…. Again?
>
> This is off topic…
>
> Asterisk will not provide you with the ability to SMS random cell phones.
>
> Being able to “transport” the SMS yourself is a grewling process.. Look at
> software like Kamel…
>
> Basically you have three options:
> ( a ) cheat and use the email method – i.e. determine everyone’s carrier
> and
> use the email address equivalent ( b ) utilize a 3rd party to transmit the
> sms for you (cost) and they might end up doing ( a ) above without you
> knowing ( c ) spend lots of money and headaches transporting sms yourself.
>
> Either way it’s off-topic and not related to Asterisk.
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>
> —–Original Message—–
> From: asterisk-users-bounces@lists.digium.com
> [mailto:asterisk-users-bounces@lists.digium.com] On Behalf Of Landy Landy
> Sent: Friday, August 05, 2011 12:42 PM
> To: asterisk
> Subject: [asterisk-users] Assistance sending mass sms to cellphones
>
> Hello.
>
> I would like to know if is possible to send mass sms with an php agi script
> through asterisk?
>
> For example: I have about 50 cellphone numbers I would like to text
> whenever
> theres a meeting, I should load the numbers from a database and send a
> message via web with php and have asterisk send it.
>
> I’ve been googling about it but, I get a lot of providers that already do
> this but, I would like to learn how to do it myself since my budget is very
> minimum.
>
> Thanks in advanced for your help and time.
>
>
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> Message: 2
> Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2011 09:48:43 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Landy Landy
> Subject: Re: [asterisk-users] Assistance sending mass sms to
> cellphones
> To: Asterisk Users Mailing List – Non-Commercial Discussion
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> Robert.
>
> Thanks for replying.
>
> — On Fri, 8/5/11, Robert Huddleston wrote:
>
> > From: Robert Huddleston

> > Subject: Re: [asterisk-users] Assistance sending mass sms to cellphones
> > To: “‘Asterisk Users Mailing List – Non-Commercial Discussion'” <
> asterisk-users@lists.digium.com>
> > Date: Friday, August 5, 2011, 11:50 AM
> > This is off topic…
> >
> > Asterisk will not provide you with the ability to SMS
> > random cell phones.
>
> We actually have a group of people belonging to a rotary club and we wanted
> to automate the sms process… is not random cell phones.
>
> >
> > Being able to “transport” the SMS yourself is a grewling
> > process.. Look at
> > software like Kamel…
> >
> > Basically you have three options:
> > ( a ) cheat and use the email method – i.e. determine
> > everyone’s carrier and
> > use the email address equivalent
> > ( b ) utilize a 3rd party to transmit the sms for you
> > (cost) and they might
>
> Looks like this is the easiest option but, very expensive for what we
> really want to do.
>
> > end up doing ( a ) above without you knowing
> > ( c ) spend lots of money and headaches transporting sms
> > yourself.
> >
> > Either way it’s off-topic and not related to Asterisk.
> >
>
> Sorry, didn’t think this wasnt an asterisk related question.
>
> >
> > —–Original Message—–
> > From: asterisk-users-bounces@lists.digium.com
> > [mailto:asterisk-users-bounces@lists.digium.com]
> > On Behalf Of Landy Landy
> > Sent: Friday, August 05, 2011 11:42 AM
> > To: asterisk
> > Subject: [asterisk-users] Assistance sending mass sms to
> > cellphones
> >
> > Hello.
> >
> > I would like to know if is possible to send mass sms with
> > an php agi script
> > through asterisk?
> >
> > For example: I have about 50 cellphone numbers I would like
> > to text whenever
> > theres a meeting, I should load the numbers from a database
> > and send a
> > message via web with php and have asterisk send it.
> >
> > I’ve been googling about it but, I get a lot of providers
> > that already do
> > this but, I would like to learn how to do it myself since
> > my budget is very
> > minimum.
> >
> > Thanks in advanced for your help and time.
> >
> >
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