Many may not know how to send one type of message ie bulk SMS to many at a time. This service is especially useful for business establishments, educational institutions, financial institutions, tourism professionals, governmental, semi-government and non-governmental organizations, including regular contact with many members or clients. It is also useful for sending SMS (short message) to many people at once for personal purposes.
Currently, Nepal Telecom is providing web-based bulk SMS facilities to its customers. The services can be accessed by the Association / Institutions of the Office of the Chief Commercial Officer at the central office of Nepal Telecom, Directorate located in different places, and by the individual consumer with the company’s Value Added Services Service Provider.
The service provider who wishes to provide the service in this regard should contact the Office of the Chief Commercial Officer along with his proposal and other documents. Since this service is prepaid, the user name and password will be available after payment of SMS charges. This service can be accessed using the Telecom website after receiving the username and password.
Customers can send one SMS equivalent to 140 characters in English and 70 characters in Unicode on both GSM and CDMA postpaid and prepaid mobile numbers of Nepal Telecom within their own group.
Providing the message and the mobile numbers to be sent to customers who do not have web access, the company or service provider can also send SMS. The Association of Nepal Telecoms who want to avail of this service should send a minimum of 1500 SMS monthly.
Associations/organizations wishing to send less than one SMS will be able to avail themselves of contact with the authorized service providers from the company and charges have been determined based on SMS numbers.