FAQ – Text Messaging

Q: What is a text message (SMS)?
Q: Can my phone receive text messages?
Q: What is the advantage of using text messaging?
Q: What counts as a message?
Q: Does my carrier (or my contact’s carrier) charge for received messages?
Q: Can I use my iMobileNow account to send group / bulk text messages?
Q: How many characters may I include in a text message?
Q: How long does it take to deliver a text message?
Q: Does iMobileNow limit me to a certain number of text messages?
Q: How come some of my contacts didn’t receive a text that I sent them?
Q: Can you guarantee delivery of every text message that I send?
Q: Do I pay for text messages that my recipients do not receive?
Q: What is a Keyword?
Q: How do Keywords work?
Q: Can I have any Keyword I want? Are there any limitations?
Q: Are there rules for how I can promote my Keyword online or in print?
Q: What is a Short Code?
Q: Where is my data stored? How do you protect my data?
Q: Who owns my data?
Q: How long does it take to get started?
Q: Where Does iMobileNow Work?
Q: Is my list of contacts secure? How do you protect my privacy?
Q: Why do you ask me for my phone number when I register?
Q: Do I need to know the provider of my contacts?
Q: How do I upload my contacts?
Q: What counts as a message?
Q: What types of payment do you accept?
Q:. Do the members of my mobile community get charged to receive my messages?