Yes you can send SMS to a Mobile Number without knowing whether that particular Mobile Number has subscribed to Do Not Disturb Registry or not. Now a days registration to DND Registry is required to avoid promotional messages popping up ever now and then. When you have to send SMS in Bulk to a group of people and you want that the specified SMS Must be delivered, you cannot use an SMS Gateway.
Sending Bulk SMS in India is regulated by TRAI so that Mobile Subscribers can control the information provided to them by SMS. In case you want to send Bulk SMS to DND Registered Mobile Subscribers, then you can utilize either first or 3rd method as outlined below.
- Send SMS from your own Mobile or Utilize a Bulk SMS Software to send Mass SMS from your Desktop Computer.
- Send Promotional SMS Messages to Non- DND Registered Mobile Subscribers.
- Send Transaction SMS Messages to DND and Non-DND Mobile Subscribers.
The SMS Rules are applicable all over India and whether you are sending Bulk SMS from Goa, Mumbai or any other City in India, you must follow the above mentioned rules. In case you hire the services of a Bulk SMS Provider, then following rules of TRAI is the responsibility of that particular Mobile Service Provider. Yes before utilizing the power of Bulk SMS, you must understand the rules so as to avoid any legal problem.
Sending SMS to Unknown people is covered under Promotional SMS rules laid out by TRAI in India. When you do not know whether a subscriber is DND or Non-DND Registered, the Bulk SMS Gateway takes care of not sending promotion SMS to DND Registered Mobile Numbers.
When you send SMS to confirm, validate or inform a registered Mobile Subscriber, you can utilize the Transaction SMS which is delivered instantly and the SMS Template has to be pre-approved by TRAI. The Transaction SMS Message can be delivered 24 hours a days and is not limited as is Promotion SMS Message which is restricted within 9 AM to 9 PM.
Utilizing the best of everything available related to SMS, you can simply send SMS from your own Mobile Number. Simply buy an SMS Package from your Mobile Company and send upto 100 Text Messages per day. The Limit of 100 Test SMS Messages in a day is governed by TRAI for SMS Packages. Yes you can send as many SMS Messages as you want, however when sending more than 100 SMS Messages per day would require you to pay standard SMS Cost after utilizing the 100 SMS per day feature of your SMS Pack. Yes your SMS Messages would be delivered to DND and Non-DND Mobile Subscribers.
In case you do have a list of Mobile Numbers who do not mind receiving SMS Messages from you, then you can use your Mobile Number or better Windows Computer to send Bulk SMS to DND and Non-DND Registered Mobile Subscribers. The Bulk SMS Software is a quick and fast way to send SMS Messages to a group of people from your Windows Computer. Yes you need to remember that cheap SMS can be sent with SMS Packages with a limitation of at max 100 Text Messages per day. Your SMS Messages will be delivered to DND and non-DND Mobile Numbers and hence, you must take consent from your subscribers before sending Bulk SMS,
Sending SMS Messages has it’s own advantages and responsibilities. Sending SMS costs 5 paise per sms to 20 paise per SMS depending on the method you select to send Bulk SMS and the number of SMS Messages you want to send, In case you do have email addresses of your subscribers, you can use the Bulk EMail Service to send customized Bulk EMail which is much cheaper than sending Bulk SMS. Using EMail as a Marketing Tool allows you to communicate much larger text / graphics as compared to SMS Messages. Standard SMS Message can contain upto 160 English Characters or upto 70 Hindi Characters.