Quick definition: SMPP, or Short Message Peer-to-Peer Protocol, is the system of rules that lets devices and software applications send and receive text messages over the internet.
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What Is the AWS IoT Core?
AWS calls their IoT Core the “backbone of IoT deployments.” It brings your devices and applications to the cloud and opens the door to using other AWS tools like:
What Is an SMSC? Short Message Service Center
When a device sends an SMS message, it goes to the SMSC first, and then the SMSC forwards it to the intended recipient. If the recipient is unavailable (usually meaning the device is off or doesn’t have service), then the SMSC will store the message until either the device becomes available again or the SMS expires.
What Is A2P SMS? Application-to-Person Messaging Explained
Password reset requests, two-step authentication, and appointment reminders are all common examples of Application-to-Peer messaging. Enterprise businesses also use A2P SMS to turn text messaging into an outbound marketing channel.