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Messente API official python library

- 1 MIN READ - 30 Nov 2016

Our collection of API libraries now include official Python language support.

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Messente 10 keys for a successful industry event

- 1 MIN READ - 23 Nov 2016

The number of different industry events has grown a lot over the last years so picking the right one to attend can be a huge task. From location to pricing and from speakers to booth options - there are a lot to consider before committing yourself to a selected few to tackle.

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What is 2FA and why should you use it.

- 1 MIN READ - 23 Aug 2016

Past years have raised quite a few alarm bells for a lot of people and making them question the level of security of their online data. Just recently over 100 million LinkedIn usernames and passwords stolen in 2012 appeared online and one of the largest online dating sites AshleyMadison.com suffered a large scale breach with 25GB of critical data including user information was stolen. These are just two out of too many hacks that clearly demonstrate how easy it is to take control of your personal data.

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Meet Messente at ConhIT

- 1 MIN READ - 18 Apr 2016

Messente is coming to ConhIT - Europe’s leading industry event for healthcare IT held in Berlin from 19 - 21st of April.

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Increase sales with SMS and Google Analytics

- 1 MIN READ - 28 Sep 2015

SMS is a great tool for marketing campaigns - it’s cost efficient, with one of the highest conversion rates, and it’s super simple to start with. That all sounds great, but it is vital to monitor the traffic as well to understand how did the users carry out what you planned for them to do on your site.

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Secure or User-Friendly Authentication?

- 1 MIN READ - 14 Jul 2015

According to Gartner by the end of 2017 around 50% of businesses will choose cloud-based services as the preferred option for authentication (up from about 20% today).

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Mobile Messaging Matters: Why SMS is the Future of Retail

- 1 MIN READ - 09 May 2016

Sure, SMS might be old, but it’s a newly-accepted retail solution. If you’re trying to keep your balance in the industry, you need to innovate. Today’s retail marketers are getting creative, and they’re rolling out astounding deals through text messages.

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How to make good hiring decisions? 5 best pieces of advice we have been given

- 1 MIN READ - 12 Apr 2016

For Messente this spring has turned out to be all about hiring. We’re expanding almost all of our teams in order to ship new products and useful API’s, at least double our marketing efforts and be able to reach more potential customers in our sales.

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Interview on the future of SMS

- 1 MIN READ - 01 Mar 2016

I was recently asked to give my opinion on transaction- based messaging, SMS finding it's place among platforms like WhatsApp or Viber and SMS messaging best practices.

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Meet Messente at #MWC2016

- 1 MIN READ - 18 Feb 2016

Our team will be attending Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. One of the most important topics for us this year will be showcasing our phone number authentication solutions.

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2-step verification available for your Messente login

- 1 MIN READ - 17 Feb 2016

Starting from today you can make your login to Messente a lot more secure by enabling 2-step verification using your phone.

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New release: phone number verification widget

- 1 MIN READ - 03 Feb 2016

We’re very excited to bring you our latest upgrade to Messente’s 2-step verification products - the phone number verification widget. It’s a tool which makes user authentication and phone number verification completely plug and play for developers.

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The 12 Days of Christmas - giving the final boost to holiday sales

- 1 MIN READ - 08 Dec 2015

Based on the latest surveys on retail consumers' intentions and reactions we offer three simple thoughts how to be top of mind for the last decisive weeks of this year’s Christmas rush.

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How are P2P lending and fintech companies using SMS?

- 1 MIN READ - 04 Dec 2015

Nowadays A2P messaging is steadily growing among fintech and P2P industries as they use it in various service processes. The key growth driver for the global A2P SMS market is the increasing number of businesses who are starting to use transactional and post-transaction confirmational notifications and
security based one time PIN codes (2-step verification).

Based on our experience with P2P platforms and fintech companies then these are most common ways how SMS messages are used in the service process.

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Total Dashboard Overhaul

- 1 MIN READ - 29 Oct 2015

You may have already noticed that Messente's web interface had a major facelift today. Off with the dark design and on with the modern fresh look.

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First and last mile logistics: How SMS drives your competitive advantage

- 1 MIN READ - 30 Jun 2015

Here are a few tips to streamline your first and last mile logistics communication.

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Free SMS Length Calculator Libraries

- 1 MIN READ - 15 Jun 2015

Let's admit it - sms length calculation is complicated. This is why we made an open-source SMS length calculator library.

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Why sometimes it's better to pay more

- 1 MIN READ - 04 Jun 2015

Every company whether its a start-up or a large enterprise is built to earn profits. This means that all companies are looking to find ways how to optimize running costs and still be better than competition.

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Home Location Register (HLR) & Visitor Location Register (VLR)

- 1 MIN READ - 20 May 2015

Significant part in delivering SMS messages is receiving delivery information. Apart from basic delivery report there are protocols that help us to identify more precisely the status of a phone number. So what is HLR and VLR?

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Top 3 useful tools for our SMS messaging API

- 1 MIN READ - 06 May 2015

Top 3 useful tools for our SMS messaging API

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How About Some Customer Service?

- 1 MIN READ - 28 Apr 2015

Take a moment and think about the last time you had very positive customer service experience.

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Mobile Operators are moving towards unified OTT messaging apps

- 1 MIN READ - 24 Mar 2015

After Apple introduced a modern smartphone to the world in 2007, having internet connection and a camera on your phone has become a standard on smartphones. This is where the downfall of SMS messaging started.

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Every business needs to know about data protection

- 1 MIN READ - 24 Feb 2015

Recent high-profile data breaches have become a permanent concern to many private and public organizations.

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What is 2-step verification and why should you care?

- 1 MIN READ - 11 Feb 2015

One of the key trends of 2015 for web apps and services will likely be a much wider adoption of 2-step verification.

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On great support

- 1 MIN READ - 13 Jan 2015

For any company customer service and keeping all users happy is a big priority. Which is probably why a lot has been written about it.

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Easy tips and tricks how to improve your notification SMS

- 1 MIN READ - 16 Dec 2014

TOP 4 tips for better notification messages.

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Why should your service consider 2-step authentication?

- 1 MIN READ - 02 Dec 2014

Security is a growing concern to many companies when their clients need to login and handle confidential information. The more data we use online, the more possible data leaks there is.

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Boost your Christmas promotion campaign

- 1 MIN READ - 18 Nov 2014

Did you know that the number of online searches like “perfect christmas present“ or “dress for christmas party” start increasing in numbers right after Halloween?

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Application To Person (A2P) Messaging Market On The Rise

- 1 MIN READ - 02 Nov 2014

Traditional Person To Person (P2P) messaging saw a decline for the first time last year, conversely to quickly growing popularity of various Over The Top (OTT) messaging services like WhatsApp, Viber, iMessage etc.

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POST-EXPO 2014 in Sweden, Stockholm.

- 1 MIN READ - 07 Oct 2014

Messente team visited one of the largest postal services conference in Europe called POST-EXPO 2014 in Stockholm.

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Simple and easy tools for remote work

- 1 MIN READ - 23 Sep 2014

In Messente we like tools that are dead simple and easy to integrate.

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5 questions to ask yourself about SMS sending

- 1 MIN READ - 09 Sep 2014

5 questions to ask yourself about SMS sending.

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How to Whitelist IP Address Range for Messente API

- 1 MIN READ - 27 Aug 2014

How to Whitelist IP Address Range for Messente API

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Managing your account

- 1 MIN READ - 17 Jul 2014

Managing your Messente account

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Top 3 Messente features that help you save money

- 1 MIN READ - 30 Jun 2014

Top 3 Messente features that help you save money

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Need help? Let’s chat!

- 1 MIN READ - 15 Jun 2014

Deep down in Messente’s laboratories our team of scientists work around the clock to provide you with new and groovy ways to reach your customers and get more of SMS messaging.

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Hacking SMS text to fit more content

- 1 MIN READ - 01 Jun 2014

I would like to share some secret tricks we have been using for years to increase usable sms content length.

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Secure and auditable SMS service

- 1 MIN READ - 04 May 2014

Secure and auditable SMS service

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Hacking Simplicity

- 1 MIN READ - 06 Apr 2014

A fairly smart guy, Albert Einstein, once said that things should be made as simple as possible… but not any simpler.

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Improve Your SMS Campaigns In Four Simple Steps

- 1 MIN READ - 25 Mar 2014

Last week I got sms from my local shopping center, telling me about upcoming event called “beauty night”. Instantly I had three ideas how they could have made it better.

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SMS in Financial Services

- 1 MIN READ - 10 Mar 2014

SMS messaging is a powerful mobile communication tool that allows financial service institutions to interact with their customers in a cost-effective, timely way.

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User Authentication and What SMS Has To Do With It

- 1 MIN READ - 26 Jan 2014

Here at Messente we know how important it is to manage authentication within your applications, while keeping the logic clean and possibly automated.

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Why HTTP API is so much better compared to SMPP protocol

- 1 MIN READ - 12 Jan 2014

SMPP has long been industry standard for sending SMS over the Internet but HTTP API’s have quietly made it’s way to the top.

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How to send customized SMS messages via Messente webplatform?

- 1 MIN READ - 29 Dec 2013

We all know the importance and quality of interaction brands can receive by communicating with their customers via SMS message.

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The ingenious 160 characters

- 1 MIN READ - 10 Dec 2013

The ingenious 160 characters

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What is SMS Sender ID?

- 1 MIN READ - 18 Nov 2013

SMS Sender ID (also referred as to SMS Sender Name) is the information that is displayed to the recipient as the sender of the SMS when a message is received at a mobile device.

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Quick tutorial how to use hyperlink in SMS?

- 1 MIN READ - 03 Nov 2013

Adding a link to SMS message is an smart and easy way how to engage and send information to your customers.

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Top 5 Most Common Mistakes When Implementing SMS Messaging API

- 1 MIN READ - 20 Oct 2013

Implementing SMS messaging to your existing web app is always a hassle and takes some time to get everything right.

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How to format phone numbers?

- 1 MIN READ - 22 Sep 2013

Since SMS messaging helps many to connect with their customers around the world, also standardized phone number format is used for sending SMS internationally, thus helping you to reach mobile subscribers globally.

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How to start SMS marketing?

- 1 MIN READ - 07 Sep 2013

How to start SMS marketing?

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Silent SMS: So quiet, that you will never hear it coming

- 1 MIN READ - 25 Aug 2013

Silent SMS: So quiet, that you will never hear it coming

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Fine tuning SMS communication for your brand

- 1 MIN READ - 09 Aug 2013

Fine tuning SMS communication for your brand.

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Growing number of mobile devices

- 1 MIN READ - 30 Jul 2013

Have you noticed that in past few years we hear less and less about personal computers and laptops, while at the same time the mobile industry updates are big part of our daily news?

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WebRTC – new protocol to look out for

- 1 MIN READ - 25 Jul 2013

WebRTC – new protocol to look out for

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Contact Management Made Easy

- 1 MIN READ - 11 Jul 2013

Contact Management Made Easy

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How does simple SMS make our life easier?

- 1 MIN READ - 01 Jul 2013

SMS is so well known and often used that I think most of us take it as self-evident and really dont think about how does this little 20 year old technical feature make our life easier.

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Importing contacts from iPhone

- 1 MIN READ - 15 May 2013

Importing contacts from iPhone

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SMS for enterprises in a global scale

- 1 MIN READ - 03 May 2013

In today’s increasingly connected world SMS has evolved from a conception to an enterprise necessity.

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Importing contacts from an Android phone

- 1 MIN READ - 30 Apr 2013

Importing contacts from an Android phone

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Getting sender name approved

- 1 MIN READ - 22 Apr 2013

Here is a short list of what you should keep in mind when requesting a sender name. Following a few simple rules will get your sender name approved in no time.

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Instant access to new sender names

- 1 MIN READ - 11 Apr 2013

Instant access to new sender names

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Home automation with SMS

- 1 MIN READ - 07 Apr 2013

There are many things at home that you could automate and make your life easier.

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Analyzing delivery information

- 1 MIN READ - 24 Mar 2013

Every minute Messente delivers a considerable number of last minute alerts, appointment notifications and booking confirmations.

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Imagine all the people being connected

- 1 MIN READ - 10 Mar 2013

Have you ever wondered how many people actually own or use mobile phone?

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Why we love SMS text messages?

- 1 MIN READ - 10 Feb 2013

As you might know, SMS had last year very important birthday – 20 year in business anniversary!

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Uses of SMS you may have forgotten

- 1 MIN READ - 27 Jan 2013

Before smartphones conquered the world of mobile phones, SMS was widely used for more than sending regular SMS text messages.

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SMS length calculator

- 1 MIN READ - 10 Dec 2012

Did you know that some characters decrease SMS length dramatically?

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Two decades of SMS continuance

- 1 MIN READ - 30 Nov 2012

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Quick API tutorial

- 1 MIN READ - 27 Nov 2012

Integrating Messente SMS sending API to your current framework is very easy. Here is a small tutorial to get you started with Messente API.

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Why some messages do not get delivered

- 1 MIN READ - 06 Nov 2012

TOP 5 reasons, why SMS or text messages fail to get delivered.

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I keep getting the SMS – stop it!

- 1 MIN READ - 30 Oct 2012

From time to time there are problems with SMS delivery that are out of our hands and receiving one SMS multiple times is one of the most annoying one.

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Send notification SMS from command line

- 1 MIN READ - 18 Oct 2012

Ability to send out notification SMS can be most invaluable to system administrators, as it allows to send urgent notifications to admins with ease.

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Different Sender addresses of SMS messages

- 1 MIN READ - 02 Oct 2012

Sender name (also known as Sender ID, Originator, Sender address) is the number or name that appears as the sender of text message.

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How is the actual length of SMS calculated

- 1 MIN READ - 15 Sep 2012

Regular SMS is 160 characters long, but there is more to that. Let’s start from the alphabet that is used for SMS.

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Sending SMS to USA and Canada

- 1 MIN READ - 17 Apr 2012

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On permission

- 1 MIN READ - 25 Oct 2011

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Short messaging and customer care

- 1 MIN READ - 21 Oct 2010

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Making payments in Messente

- 1 MIN READ - 08 Sep 2010

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DRAFT: Marketers rejoice: Importing contacts is significantly faster

- 1 MIN READ - 09 Sep 2016

Importing contacts to your phonebook has now been significantly improved - it is a lot faster and there is also progress indicator.

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Certificate Update for api2.messente.com on 24. March 2016

- 1 MIN READ - 15 Mar 2016

Current api2.messente.com HTTPS certificate will be updated on 24th March 2016.

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Official JAVA library for Messente API

- 1 MIN READ - 25 Jan 2016

New official JAVA library for Messente API

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Meet Messente at Messaging and SMS World conference 2015

- 1 MIN READ - 24 Nov 2015

Come and meet Messente at this years Messaging and SMS World conference in London, UK (1st - 2nd December).

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New feature: dashboard notifications

- 1 MIN READ - 11 Nov 2015

We're happy to introduce a new feature on you brand new Messente dashboard - the notifications area

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Messente launches 2-step verification API

- 1 MIN READ - 04 Mar 2015

Messente launches 2-step verification API

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Meet Messente at #MWC2015

- 1 MIN READ - 03 Feb 2015

Once again Barcelona is the place to be when you are in the mobile world for the annual Mobile World Congress is in just a few weeks.

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Certificate Update for API Server on 15. November 2014

- 1 MIN READ - 10 Nov 2014

Current api2.messente.com HTTPS certificate will expire on 15. November 2014.

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Security Notification – SSLv3 POODLE Vulnerability

- 1 MIN READ - 20 Oct 2014

On 14th October the OpenSSL team reported that version 3 of Secure Sockets Layer (SSLv3) is vulnerable at protocol level – called Phttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/POODLE OODLE attack (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption).

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Join the team

- 1 MIN READ - 21 Apr 2014

We are hiring developers who would help us build and develop Messente.

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Happy birthday, Messente!

- 1 MIN READ - 23 Feb 2014

Messente is moving fast – over the past year we have doubled in the number of messages. But for the year of 2014, we are excited to aim even higher.

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Introducing Live Chat

- 1 MIN READ - 04 Feb 2014

This January, live support chat was added to Messente in order to make asking questions a breeze. We are really excited about this!

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Say Hi to Margus

- 1 MIN READ - 27 Nov 2013

Margus joined Messente’s sales team earlier this week.

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Rolling out the redesigned header bar

- 1 MIN READ - 19 Aug 2013

Earlier today we launched a small update which changes the way Messente’s header looks and feels.

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Join our sales team

- 1 MIN READ - 04 Aug 2013

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Microsoft.NET library for Messente API

- 1 MIN READ - 04 Jun 2013

Yesterday Imre from Nortal shared his Microsoft.NET client API for sending SMS messages to mobile phones using services provided by Messente.

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Archive upgraded

- 1 MIN READ - 03 Jun 2013

You have probably noticed that Messente’s archive has a brand new look and feel.

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Fortumo welcomes new shareholders

- 1 MIN READ - 21 Feb 2013

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Recap of 2012

- 1 MIN READ - 13 Jan 2013

We took a quick look back at 2012 seeing how Messente has evolved during the past year. Here are a few improvements.

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Introducing the new payment flow

- 1 MIN READ - 13 Nov 2012

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Messente gets a new look

- 1 MIN READ - 04 Sep 2012

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Say hi to Kaur

- 1 MIN READ - 25 Aug 2011

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Welcome to Messente!

- 1 MIN READ - 24 Aug 2010

Welcome to Messente - a brand new group SMS messaging platform that enters public beta today.

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