Home brew email->SMS

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Tue Jan 15 10:00:23 GMT 2002


On Mon, 14 Jan 2002 12:09:51 +0000 (GMT), adyas at twowaytv.co.uk (Alex
Dyas) wrote:

>We currently use a third party to do email -> SMS.  Their service has not
>always been brilliant so I'm looking at doing this in house. My initial
>thoughts are along the lines of FreeBSD box -> Modem -> phone company's SMS
>interface. Does anyone have any experience with this?

Yes, we used a Siemens M20 GSM terminal attached to a serial port of
a Solaris box with a custom Perl script as the email target. Misses
out the need for a modem.

jim




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