Terms and definitions in messaging

Multichannel messaging service is based on a variety of telecommunication and Internet technologies. In the description of services, we often use abbreviations that may not always be known to you. Here we have compiled a glossary of terms and definitions used in the industry.
By the way, you can create account and send SMS to your customers via Dashboard, plugin or API integration.

MT Message

An SMS message sent from an application to a handset is referred to as a Mobile Terminating (MT) message. The term describes the process and flow of an application (software) sending a Short Message submission to an aggregator utilizing the SubmitSM transaction which will store and forward the message onto a terminating operator SMSC, that is able to reach the destination mobile number. Once the message is delivered to the handset, a delivery notification is sent back to the aggregator and then the Enterprise acknowledging delivery.