[asterisk-users] Asterisk SMS()

Stelios Koroneos skoroneos at digital-opsis.com
Wed Feb 20 02:16:07 CST 2013

> On Tuesday 19 February 2013, Nicholas Johnson wrote:
> > Thanks for the help.  Right now I'm running asterisk on a raspberry pi
> > using a phone number from flowroute.  Is using a company like flowroute
> > the same as connecting to the PSTN?  Also i've tried to install smsq but I
> > couldn't find any good documentation to get it setup properly.  So no, I'm
> > not using smsq.
> The bad news:  You need a GSM modem to send SMS messages.
> The good news:  It is not so.
> You can send SMS messages on POTS or ISDN lines
> See the voip-wiki about it

In the US (and other parts of the world) there are SMS gateways the
providers offer to reach their subscribers
They are free and since you are using a raspberry which means no direct
pstn interface might be a good approach with the help of some AGI/bash

Stelios S. Koroneos

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