Is there a phone verification API?

Is there a phone verification API? by Rahul Am Answer by Rahul Am: [Disclaimer: I am working for 2Factor [1], who builds in-house OTP solutions] 2Factor offers simple RESTful APIs for integrating phone verification into any third party application. Why I Feel 2Factor’s Offering Is Better: 2-6 SEC DELIVERY 2Factor…

What is promotional SMS vs. transactional SMS?

What is promotional SMS vs. transactional SMS? by Rahul Am Answer by Rahul Am: [ Disclaimer: I work for 2Factor SMS Gateway Provider & below answer may involve references to 2Factor’s APIs or Documentation pages ] Hello, In India, there are primarily two categories of messages ( as approved by…

What is the difference between template SMS and custom SMS?

What is the difference between template SMS and custom SMS? by Rahul Am Answer by Rahul Am: [ Disclaimer: I work for 2Factor SMS Gateway Provider & below answer may involve references to 2Factor’s APIs or Documentation pages ] Hello, Let me dive you thru concept of Open template and…

How can bulk SMS service help improve a business?

How can bulk SMS service help improve a business? ( Quora ) Answer by Rahul Am: Hello, Biggest advantage of a Bulk SMS service is its Greater Reach. SMS ( Short messaging service ) is default supported over all the mobile phones and it does not require any additional connectivity…

What are the advantages of bulk SMS services?

What are the advantages of bulk SMS services? by Rahul Am Answer by Rahul Am: Hello, Bulk SMS is often referred to for, high volume marketing messages. Even when there are several internet based communication mediums available ( such as Whatsapp, Facebook messenger etc ) still big brands are relying…

Is there a Twilio equivalent for India?

Is there a Twilio equivalent for India? (Quora ) Answer by Rahul Am: Hello, Twilio specialized in messaging services such as Inbound and Outbound SMS. You may checkout 2Factor’s platform for messaging services as Twilio. 2factor specializes in Enterprise messaging gateways for SMBs.Primary offerings are, TRANSACTIONAL SMS Transactional SMS Is…

How the bulk SMS service can be used for otp?

How the bulk SMS service can be used for otp? ( Quora ) Answer by Rahul Am: Hello, As such there is no specialized service called “Bulk SMS”, it is just a terminology used to refer to high volume sms sending. [ I work for 2Factor ( Enterprise OTP Service…

PHP code required: How can i send sms using php program?

PHP code required: How can i send sms using php program?  ( Quora ) Answer by Rahul Am: In order to send sms from php script, you would be required to call APIs provided by messaging service providers. Messaging providers are the companies who act as an intermediary between Programmers…

SMS Gateway provider for Startup Web App in India?

SMS Gateway provider for Startup Web App in India?  ( Quora ) Answer by Rahul Am: Hello, I believe, I can assist you with some better insights. I work for as an Enterprise Messaging Gateway Architect at 2Factor ( To cut short, we have an experience in building enterprise grade…

Which is the best SMS gateway for startups in India?

Which is the best SMS gateway for startups in India? by  ( Quora ) Answer by Rahul Am: Hello, I would strongly recommend you to consider 2Factor Gateway APIs if you are expecting users would be from India. The reason why I am recommending 2Factor is, How 2Factor Offerings Are…

Which is the most reliable and cost effective SMS API in India?

Which is the most reliable and cost effective SMS API in India?  ( Quora ) Answer by Rahul Am: Hello, While there are ample of messaging service providers in India. Below are few which I have evaluated first hand. 2Factor – Enterprise Messaging Platform ( with SLA )– Try live…

How do we use SMS in a hotel business?

How do we use SMS in a hotel business?  ( Quora ) Answer by Rahul Am: [ Disclaimer: I work for 2Factor – Enterprise Bulk SMS Company ] Hello, Messaging can act as a channel to be in touch with your customers and a channel to spread a word about…

Any better Transactional SMS?

Any better Transactional SMS?  ( Quora ) Answer by Rahul Am: Hello Buddy, I have been closely involved in Building and Tuning of Enterprise messaging gateways ( for eCommerce businesses ) at 2Factor Based on my personal experience, most messaging vendors in India lack at below points ( as a…

Which are the genuine bulk sms providers in india?

Which are the genuine bulk sms providers in india? by Quora Answer by Rahul Am: Hello, I had a similar thought when we were looking for reliable bulk messaging partner for our previous startup. We evaluated almost 20–30 different vendors, only then we could realize 80–90 % of them were…

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