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Welcome

Welcome to developers.hslmobile.com which contains API specifications, user guides and other documentation for the solutions and APIs from HSL Mobile (including hslsms.com) that comprise our mobile communication services.  You should find all the technical information that you require in order to make use of our solutions and APIs, but if there's anything you'd like to see or any questions that you have then please contact us.  

If you've just got your new account or are looking to see what's involved in getting moving on the technical side then the Getting started section should be your first port of call.


Our service is accessible using the solutions and APIs that we provide to enable you to

  • send and receive SMS messages
  • make and receive voice calls
  • integrate your applications with our secure messaging system (IM/SMS)
  • use other services related to mobile communications

An extremely reliable service is provided to customers using HSL Mobile's robust infrastructure. This spans multiple sites to provide solutions and APIs for customers to access our SMS, voice and instant messaging services. The Architecture page has more information on our infrastructure.  Availability and reliability are corner stones of the services that we provide along with security, support and reporting.


 

SMS

SMS messages can be sent by your application to mobiles on networks around the world.  Your application can also receive messages from mobiles on many networks around the world.

Voice

Text-to-speech can be used to send messages to any telephone number worldwide. Inbound voice coming into a telephone number associated with your account can be routed via the API to your SIP endpoint.

IM

Use the API to send and receive messages over our IM/SMS system to people and other applications.

 

 

Updates

Nov 2013

Voice calls to HSL Mobile's own UK numbering range or ported-in numbers can now be routed to any telephone number or a SIP endpoint of your choice.

Oct 2013

HTTP (simple) API now supports HTTPS URLs for receiving SMS.

Apple Passbook now supported to enable customers to send tickets, gift cards and coupons to iOS devices. Access to service available on request via your account manager.

 

 

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