Infobip Launches mGate

Mobile messaging firm Infobip has announced the launch of mGate, an enterprise grade mobile messaging solution. Available in server and online versions, mGate gives enterprises a secure and reliable means to integrate SMS as a communication channel.

mGate offers global coverage of over 800 operators in more than 160 countries; encrypted VPNs and deep SS7 access for added security; scalable throughput for increasing traffic volumes, with traffic priority and a delivery retry scheme. Tailor-made features and integration tools are also available to suit individual business requirements.

The on-site version, mGate Server, provides complete database integration for customers with no existing messaging infrastructure in place. Compatible with most popular SQL database technologies, mGate Server allows data to be used for advanced messaging features, says Infobip.

Alternatively, for customers who have already integrated an SMPP client into their business application, the hosted mGate online solution provides advanced messaging features and global coverage.

Both versions of the mGate product incorporate real-time reporting, enabling users to analyse activity, including message delivery statistics, tracking and average delivery times.

“Text messaging is an established medium of communication that customers tend to prefer,” says Infobip CEO, Silvio Kutic. “In Q1 of this year, according to Informa Telecoms & Media, about 1.475 trillion text messages were sent, and with continuing pressure to increase efficiency of customer contact, but at the same time reduce costs, enterprises should seriously consider mobile messaging as a reliable and low-cost alternative to traditional contact methods, such as phone or email.”