Building an SMS-gateway

posted 18 Feb 2013, 03:10 by JO3RI Read Grab Share   [ updated 20 Feb 2013, 01:34 ]
About a year ago I order a SMS-gateway for the company I work at. We got one, but it failed or crashed way to much. Because we still needed one and we weren't willing to use an SMS-gateway service for some good reasons, I decided to build one myself. Soon enough I found out, I wouldn't be capable of doing this on my own. So I went to @delegatevoid to ask for help.

And I'll give you the good news right away: it works and it's up and running for about a month now (18/02/2013). Why building your own SMS-gateway?

  • SMS-gateway services ask you to put the recipient into the subject, meaning you can't use address books in a simple way
  • SMS-gateway services ask way to much money for there services.
  • We needed a traceable way of sending sms and receiving an answer

So we created LoVoN. You can read some more on LoVoN on this web page and you can download the code for building your own.