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.
Time to live (TTL) is a mechanism used to limit the lifespan of data. Message is discarded if the prescribed TTL elapses. The idea behind having a TTL is to prevent any data packet from circulating indefinitely.