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#1 nel

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Posted 20 September 2006 - 10:31 AM

i want to know , can i use PHP to develop SMS system by using localhost..?
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Posted 20 September 2006 - 10:51 AM

There is a way but as far as i know you have to use external gateways to get this to work.. most cost too but u may find some freeones it's just a matter of searching google really.. i found one phpsms.com or sumet which said that it didnt use gateways but i dont see how that could be possible to be honest and they charge for the actual script so im not wasting my money..
i do know that you can set up an sms gateway but i beleave this has to work some how thru a mobile p[hone to actual send them..


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Posted 20 September 2006 - 10:59 AM

On phpsms.com they say

The script does not use any third party messaging gateways.


They probably mean they're using a gateway, but it's their own.  There's no way to send an SMS direct from PHP without a gateway.

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