Clickatell is one of the global leaders in SMS text messaging when it comes to reach and market share. They cover some 819 networks in 221 countries and territories throughout the world.
Our Clickatell review found they utilize direct carriers in Australia to ensure they deliver text messages through their SMS gateway service. They will send SMS directly from your computer straight to an SMS carrier. In Australia this means your message will stay within Australian shores and be delivered directly via Telstra, Optus or Vodafone. This type of connection is paramount for time-poor messages or where privacy is a concern such as pin numbers via SMS or fire alerts.
Clickatell Business SMS Features
When creating this Clickatell review through Business SMS Provider Comparison Table and comparing the other premium SM providers, it became apparent that this provider offers a full email client integration system with no added software requirements. That is, it offers instant web-based SMS sending from your browser and is able be produce ready made scripts to help you connect to its SMS text system. A real and convenient asset.
Our Clickatell review found the SMS provider was the largest globally and had substantial market share competing with other players such as Message Media. They provide instant web-based SMS sending from your browser; provides ready made scripts to help you connect to their SMS Gateway Australia network and receive inbound text messages direct to your applications. However it is not the cheapest provider with a restriction on it credit availability of only 120 days compared to other competitors who have either 12 months or are unlimited. These factors need to be considered when deciding on which company you wish to engage.
Furthermore, it provides a two-way SMS communication system. This means that Clickatell can handle user-replies with ease allowing your customers or clients or employees the ability to respond to your original text message thereby opening up immediate two-way communications, invaluable for events such as staff rosters or appointment reminders.
Being Sydney based, it will also mean that there is an ease of communication within Australia should there be a need for immediate response from a customer service perspective. It has a near full service level agreement that provides this guarantee like reassurance.
When comparing the Business SMS Providers, one needs to consider the easiest and most reliable methods of sending an SMS from your computer. Clickatell requires no usernames, no passwords, and no added computer software. This will make sending a SMS a lot easier without having to log into new website.
It provides a 24/7 Customer Service for any help whether it be for email or web chat, this is a reassurance that support is available at any time or day.
Value for Money
Reviewing Clickatell charges for the delivery of SMS using the Premium Business SMS Provider Comparison Table, it found that in most cases they were the cheapest in terms of price for the distribution of SMS messages per month whether it a small distribution or a large quantity of text message sent each month. This means that whatever the range of SMS texts that you wish to distribute, Clickatell will provide be cost effective. Another feature is that there are multiple payment options such as Paypal.
It should be stressed that the information provided in the table should only be used as a guide as prices and features may be updated at any time by the SMS Australia providers’ websites without any prior notification.
About SMS Reminder Comparison Table
The authors understand just how hard it is to compare Premium Business SMS providers in Australia. With so many providers in Australia, pricing structures and delivery networks it can take a long time to find the right provider for you. Having worked with some of the leading SMS Australia providers in the past, the key information that Australian businesses were collected from individual Australian SMS providers’ websites and inserted into the Premium Business SMS Provider Comparison Table.
The original table had a number of providers but those that had uncompetitive prices for Australian companies were removed so as to not over-complicate the comparison table. The final data was collected independently without any help from the SMS providers. As this data has been gained manually, providers’ websites may change their prices and features without notice, so it’s recommended that you double check prices and features prior to purchasing text message products. If you find any information on this site that is inaccurate or needs to be updated please use the ‘contact us’ section to notify the owners of the site. We will aim to have the change made within minutes.
The Comparison Table is provided for free to assist you however a commission may be given from the provider’s site if you click through their website and engage their services. There are no forms of advertising on this site and the authors have made price and other key features the selection elements that have led to the recommendations made on the site.