SMS is a widely used value added service in Mobile Network. (SMS as a value added service has seen the highest usage). To cater for ever increasing SMS traffic from SMS based services, Network Operators have to deploy multiple SMSCs. To ease the integration of External SMS based application with multiple SMSC, Mobile network operators will require a SMS Gateway.
What the SMS Gateway system provides for Telecom Network Operator:
Ease of integration for external SMS Based Applications
Off load external SMS based Application account creation across SMSCs – Account can be created on SMS Gateway
External SMS Based Application Service Management
Pushing Bulk SMS Messages