SMS API in Africa and the Middle East
Leverage GeoPoll’s SMS connectivity throughout emerging markets
GeoPoll’s SMS API allows you to programmatically send and receive messages through short codes that are free to end users. Run your own traffic through GeoPoll’s connections by sending messages directly to users phone numbers, or by providing users with a keyword that enables them to start an SMS session with you. GeoPoll’s SMS API can be utilized to send surveys, deploy emergency communications, and more subject to content approval.
SMS API Features
Two-way messaging capabilities
GeoPoll has direct integrations with multiple mobile network operators in 27 countries, allowing you to initiate one-way and two-way SMS sessions using our API.
Free-to-user short codes
GeoPoll’s dedicated short codes are free to end users, meaning they can receive and respond to messages even when they do not have sufficient airtime.
GeoPoll’s pre-negotiated rates are among the best in the business, and you get access to them without the need for direct carrier integrations.
Phone number database available
Send messages to your own list of phone numbers, allow users to initiate a session via keyword, or leverage GeoPoll’s database of over 250 million mobile subscribers.
How GeoPoll’s SMS API Works
Leverage GeoPoll's database of mobile phone numbers or send messages to your own list
Sessions can be started from the client or user, by prompting them to text-in a specific keyword
SEND AND RECEIVE MESSAGES
Once a session is established, all messages from a user will be delivered to you for the session duration
View number of messages sent/received and account balance in the GeoPoll portal
SMS API Availability
GeoPoll has two-way messaging capabilities via multiple operators in all of the below countries, allowing you to send and receive messages quickly without needing to manage international regulations or your own integration with mobile network operators. Messages run through GeoPoll’s SMS API are subject to content approval and timing restrictions.