What is SMS API or Bulk SMS API?
Today, verification is much important for data security, everyone wants to be secured his data from the hackers or protect to be theft from any one. Bulk SMS API plays an important role in data security, it protects your login details to verify you with the mobile number identification through the OTP verification. API stands for Application Program Interface, this is a bridge between SMS Application and Software. Once any one login or making any transaction, at any critical phase any one want to verify the customer before login or transaction an SMS or OTP (One Time Password) delivery to the customer mobile number and he/she can make the transaction only after putting that OTP to the place and submit.
Today, everyone using the mobile and carries it with him/her any time, it makes Bulk SMS API a successful verifier. Now we will go on the technology, how it function and why it is more secure than any other verification technique. Today, everyone register his mobile number when filling any online form and mobile is linked with many other application software, banking, wallets and many more places. SMS API works in a trigger technology, it is very easy to integrate into any application. Most of the API has one user id and password or API key, one sender id, destination mobile number and message content to be sent to mobile number after the trigger. API Key or user name and password helps to login to SMS application, Sender id is a six character alpha short name of any brand, mobile number is the destination mobile number on which you want to send the SMS and message is a text message want to send on destination mobile number. Below are the examples of some Send SMS HTTP API link :
Above API is showing different parameters, like apikey, sender id, number and message. Different service provider has a different level of security and different level of database management system. This is highly secure and easy to integrate into any application. Here we have given different use cases of the Bulk SMS API.
1. Two factor authentication.
2. OTP(One Time Password) Login.
3. Mobile Number Varification.
4. Customer Service Opt-in / Opt-in Subscription.
5. Forget Password / Retrieve Password.
6. Registration confirmation and many more.
I would like to introduce different types of API to be configured according to the requirement of customers and places. These APIs are handling different level of Bulk SMS submission and different language of Bulk SMS submission.
1. HTTP API
2. SMPP API
3. UNICODE API.
4. JSON API