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Breaking news: SMS feature is now live on Sweego

Sweego, the French notification solution, has exciting news for developers: you can now send SMS messages in addition to transactional emails. Let’s dive into the details.

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Users asked for it: SMS and beyond

The addition of SMS functionality to Sweego comes directly from user feedback. 

Developers have been asking for a way to send SMS messages alongside transactional emails, and we’re excited to deliver on this request. 

But this is just the beginning. Our goal is to continue expanding Sweego with more communication channels, making it a versatile platform for all your notification needs: 

  • Push 
  • In-app
  • Slack
  • Whatsapp… 

Your feedback drives our innovation, and we’re committed to building the tools you need.

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Why does SMS matter?

SMS messaging offers a direct and immediate way to reach users. With a 95% average read rate and messages typically read within 3 minutes, SMS ensures your important notifications are seen.

Getting started with SMS in Sweego

Implementing SMS functionality in Sweego is straightforward. Here’s a quick guide to get you started:

  1. Enter a sender name: Choose a name that your recipients will recognize.
  2. Create an API key: Securely generate an API key to integrate SMS functionality into your application.
  3. Send your SMS: Use the API to send your first message and track its performance.

Key benefits of using SMS with Sweego

  • High read rates: SMS messages boast a 95% read rate, significantly higher than email.
  • Quick delivery: Most SMS messages are read within 3 minutes.
  • Legal compliance: Sweego ensures your messages adhere to legal frameworks.
  • Competitive pricing: At just €0.041 per SMS (in France), Sweego offers an affordable solution for global messaging.

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Use cases for SMS notifications

SMS can be used for a variety of purposes to enhance user experience:

Transactional SMS

  • Authentication codes: Send secure codes for user verification.
  • Appointment reminders: Ensure users don’t miss important appointments.
  • Delivery information: Keep users updated on the delivery status of their order.
  • Account creation: Welcome new users with a confirmation message.
  • Order and reservation information: Provide instant updates on orders and reservations.
  • Payment confirmations: Confirm successful transactions.

Global reach

With Sweego, you can send SMS messages worldwide, ensuring your notifications reach users wherever they are:

  • Europe: France, Spain, United Kingdom, Germany…
  • Africa: Morocco, Senegal, South Africa, Egypt…
  • Americas: USA, Canada, Colombia, Brazil…
  • Asia: India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore…
  • Australia

European data protection and compliance

One of the standout features of Sweego is its commitment to data protection and compliance. As a European company, Sweego is hosted in datacenters located in France. This means your data is protected under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ensuring the highest standards of privacy and security.

ISO 50 001 certification

Sweego’s datacenters are also certified under ISO 50 001, an international standard for energy management systems. ISO 50 001 certification demonstrates that Sweego follows best practices in energy efficiency, reducing its environmental footprint while maintaining optimal performance and reliability for its services.

Message validity

SMS messages purchased are valid for 6 months from the date of payment. If you purchase a new SMS credit, all your messages (including those from previous purchases) extend their validity for the next 6 months.

Future developments

As we said before, we’re not stopping at SMS. Our team is already working on integrating more channels to provide a comprehensive multi-channel notification system:

  • Push notifications
  • In-app messages
  • Slack messages
  • WhatsApp…

Send email and SMS with Sweego now