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Diverting unwanted notifications from the mobile operator

When topping up our prepaid account on the FLSMS phone modem, the mobile operator sends an automatic response back to the modem to confirm the payment: "Your top up was successful.  Check your account balance and expiry date for FREE by dialling *225."

Problem is, that the notification message from the operator then gets forwarded to everyone on the distribution list for our…

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Added by MARS Lab (Gordon) on December 13, 2011 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

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I have been using FrontlineSMS here in Tanzania for an NGO I volunteer for www.uwaba.or.tz/index-en.htm .  Some things I learnt through experience:

- when you put in a modem often the modem's own software starts (the software you use to connect to the internet).  Unfortunately the modem software also has a SMS facility.  If this software is running sometimes the SMSes go into that software instead of into FrontlineSMS.  The solution I have… Continue

Added by Elaine Baker-Guni on November 7, 2011 at 4:19am — 1 Comment

Update on a public release of the FamilyFIRST domestic violence sytem

About a year ago, I developed a system around FrontlineSMS called FamilyFIRST. FamilyFIRST was developed to allow domestic violence agencies to provide better services to victims by allowing them to report incidents silently via a simple SMS message. It also allowed victims in crisis to immediately summon the police or make contact with a crisis intervention worker without the need to actually make a phone call.


Since the implementation of the system, I've gotten a lot of…
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Added by Anthony Papillion on August 27, 2010 at 4:47am — 6 Comments

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