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    Text From PC machine

    Hi.

    My company would like to look in to sending automated text messages. the best way for us to do this would be to get a sim card pop it in a "DEVICE" and then set up some software with a load of mobile phone numbers in it so by clicking a button it will send a pre written text message.

    I know taxi companys etc have these and would like any info you might be able to add.

    So does anyone know of the "Device"?

    thanks
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    Re: Text From PC machine

    You may want to goggle "bulk SMS services" there are a lot of providers out there offering this kind of service.
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    Re: Text From PC machine

    to expensive, we would prefer to do it ourselves with an unlimited sim package.

    any other suggestions?
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    Re: Text From PC machine

    Buy a cheap phone and a PAYG SIM, connect it to the PC and use software such as MyPhoneExplorer to send SMS from the PC (via the phone).
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    Re: Text From PC machine

    Just incase you don't know, O2 are doing a fantastic deal with any PAYG SIM, called "web and go", £10 a month, unlimited texts - pretty perfect for what you need if you do what mycarsavw said.

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    Re: Text From PC machine

    Another thing we used to use was a email to text service, you emailed the phone number@mmail.co.uk and it was sent as a text message (with the recipient being charged). Not sure if this is still offered?

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