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Vonage SMPP Server At A Glance


Supported SMPP Version

  • Version 3.4

Our SMPP server implements most of the PDU defined in the SMPP specifications 34.

Supported SMPP PDU

  • bind_transmitter
  • bind_receiver
  • bind_transceiver
  • unbind
  • enquire_link
  • submit_sm
  • deliver_sm

Recommended Parameters

  • bind-mode: transceiver
  • sync-mode: async
  • addr-ton: 1
  • addr-npi: 1
  • source-ton: 5 (for alphanumeric senders)
  • source-npi: 0
  • destination-ton: 1
  • destination-npi: 1

International Originators

Source address and destination address in international format shall not contain any leading “+” or “00”, but only start with the country code.

Maximum length of an international originator is 15 digits.

Sample International Source Address

Displayed on handset: +34609939891

SMPP Parameter: source_addr_ton= 1
                            source_addr_npi = 1
                            source_addr        = “34609939891”

Alphanumeric Originators

Length of an alphanumeric originator is limited to 11 characters.

Supported Characters

abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0123456789

The use of any other character may affect the delivery of the SMS (originator altered or delivery failed).

Sample Alphanumeric Source Address

Displayed on handset: Nexmo

SMPP Parameter: source_addr_ton= 5
                            source_addr_npi = 1
                            source_addr        = “Nexmo”

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