TynTec to Deliver Skype SMS Messages to Mobile Users Worldwide

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By Miro Stoichev

Mobile messaging services provider TynTec today announced a deal with Skype, the global Internet communication company, to provide high-quality SMS delivery for their 171 million users.

TynTec’s deep-level access to the global mobile telecoms infrastructure (SS7) will support Skype(tm) SMS, a feature that lets Skype users to send SMS messages directly from their computers to mobile phones anywhere in the world.

“Working with Skype, who is at the cutting edge of the Internet communications revolution, to deliver high volumes of SMS traffic is a testament to the flexibility and quality of our offering,” said TynTec’s CEO Michael Kowalzik.

“By offering single-point access to the worldwide mobile telecoms network we are helping Skype to deliver messages on a worldwide scale, opening up the potential for new revenue streams,” Kowalzik added.

TynTec’s deep-level telecoms access combined with its proprietary SMS platform means that it can offer Skype high volumes of SMS throughput whilst retaining a high-quality of message delivery.

TynTec guarantees that Skype users’ SMS messages are delivered within 15 seconds, maintaining the near-real-time level of communications that Skype users expect.

About TynTec

TynTec is a mobile messaging service provider, offering powerful SMS functionality to operators, enterprises, aggregators, ISPs and message resellers. Through partnerships with mobile operators the company has unique, multiple points of access into the deep level (SS7) mobile telecoms network, enabling it to offer a new level of quality in messaging services.

TynTec offers a range of services that leverage its network access including international SMS hubbing, outsourced operator messaging services and enterprise SMS.

TynTec works with a wide range of mobile operators and major global businesses including O2, T-Mobile, Accenture, British Airways and Google.


IMT – International Messaging Transit (IMT) is an SMS hubbing technology – it facilitates the seamless global interoperability of SMS between operators without the need for hundreds of costly individual bi-lateral interoperability agreements

Managed services – TynTec’s Managed Services enable operators of all sizes to outsource non-core technical activities such as long-number SMS reception, OTA, number range hosting and even the entire SMS-C

Enterprise SMS – TynTec’s enterprise services division offers businesses carrier-grade SMS messaging, enabling them to use SMS in mission critical applications and corporate communications.

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