The solution compatible with 100% of handsets. An SMS is all it takes to pay for your digital content.

SMS+ technical specifications

All you need is an application connected to the internet. mcharge will manage the connection with mobile operators.

To send Premium SMS your application will need to initiate requests to the mcharge servers.

To receive Premium SMS: mcharge will send a request to your servers on a URL you define (and an open port; by default mcharge will use Port 80), after having received your SMS from the mobile operator. Your application needs to interpret the requests via scripts that you developed and host on your servers.

Connection Protocols

Protocols Definition Information
HTTP GET Basic command used for internet-based applications, extremely easy to implement. Download our Http Technical specifications
XML Provides excellent interoperability amongst heterogeneous systems and is, of course, language independent. Download our XML Technical specifications
SOAP Is also extensively used for web services, and can now be used to communicate with mpulses’ SMS gateway. Download our SOAP Technical specifications
SMPP Protocol made for mobile specialists that are used to working with protocols specific to the mobile industry. It is the most common protocol for direct communication with a mobile operator’s SMS-C. mpulse supports a subset of the protocol, meaning we support only certain functionalities. Download our SMPP Technical specifications
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France supporting documents

For SMS in France, your application needs to follow particular workflows to handle market specific technical constraints:

Supported features

SMS MO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SMS MT Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
WAP-Push Possible Yes Yes Yes Yes
Delivery reports Possible Yes Yes Yes Yes
Long-number Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sessions Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dynamic keywords Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Concatenated SMS No Yes Yes Yes Yes
MNO indicated on SMS MO and DLR No Yes Yes Yes Yes*
Determine TTL** No No Yes No Yes

Gateway Technical Environment

Your connection to mcharge

  • Access protection by username/password.
  • Authentication via originating IP address check (optional).
  • Messages can be exchanged over the HTTPS protocol (rates upon request).
  • VPN connection (rates upon request).


  • VPN connection with mobile operators
  • Site protected from deliberate or unintended damage: anti-theft infrared motion detection alarm, video surveillance, personnel access policy, anti-fire oxygen evacuation, and back-up power supply.

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