A bind, in the specific case of connecting to Sinch via SMPP, is a single connection using the SMPP protocol. There are three ways to open a connection using SMPP: Transmitter – send short messages to the SMSC and receive responses from SMSC Receiver – receive delivery receipts from the SMSC and return the corresponding responses Transceiver – send and receive messages to and from the SMSC over a single SMPP session.
Bulk SMS is a term used to describe the sending of a large number of messages via an API, usually as part of a marketing campaign. Typically, bulk SMS implies messages are promotional in nature and the company is sending the exact same message to multiple recipients. Bulk SMS is equivalent to Push SMS.
C7 is the UK name for Signalling System #7 (SS7). SS7 is a set of telephony signalling protocols, which are used to set up the vast majority of the world's public switched telephone network telephone calls.
Another term for Mobile Operator. A company that provides wireless telecommunications services. The term Carrier is typically used in the United States and Canada.
Also referred to as: Operator, Mobile carrier, Mobile Network Operator, Mobile Carrier, Network Operator, Operator Company.
Carrier Aggregation is a feature of LTE-Advanced that allows mobile operators to combine two or more LTE carriers into a single data channel to increase the capacity of the network and data rates by exploiting fragmented spectrum allocations.