Premium SMS (PSMS)

Premium SMS (PSMS)

Premium SMS (PSMS) is the most flexible billing interface on the market today. Offering the broadest support for operator billing, PSMS provides the  perfect solution for delivering text-based campaigns to mobile subscribers worldwide. Contact Arena Media to power your mobile business with Premium SMS.

พรีเมี่ยม SMS (PSMS) เป็นอินเตอร์เฟซของการเรียกเก็บเงินที่มีความยืดหยุ่นมากที่สุดในตลาดวันนี้ นำเสนอการสนับสนุนที่กว้างเพื่อการเรียกเก็บเงิน PSMS ให้โซลูชั่นที่สมบูรณ์แบบสำหรับการส่งข้อความที่ใช้ในการบริการโทรศัพท์มือถือทั่วโลก ติดต่อ Arena สื่ออำนาจธุรกิจมือถือของคุณด้วย Premium SMS

How it works

Premium SMS can have a variety of flows and entry points depending on the application. The following is a description of a simplified flow for a single-item digital content purchase:

  1. You advertise an original ringtone in an email campaign that includes a short code, keyword and unique number
  2. Customer sends an SMS text message to your short code with a payment request that includes the keyword and unique number
  3. Customer got notifies  of the charge receives message with access to your content.
  4. Transaction complete

Subscription purchases are handled in a similar method, with the addition of a recurring charge authorization operation. Full API information and integration details can be found on our Documentation site.

Text based messaging

PSMS billing for two-way messaging services is seamless and almost instantaneous. The return message provides the content the consumer has purchased and the means of billing.

Extensive subscriber reach

PSMS is the most widely supported interface for Thailand operator billing. It can be used for text-based campaigns as well as in-app or web billing, and does not require enriched headers or enhanced data network access.

Preferred over credit card

Research has shown that consumers are less willing to use their credit cards for small payments, but are eager to be billed via premium SMS. With PSMS, there is no possibility of card fraud, as credit/debit cards are not involved.

Industry leading financial transaction processor

At its core, the Arena Media platform is a highly scalable financial transaction processing system that ensures accuracy, reliability and stability. With over 99.9% network availability, Arena Media  is perfect for high volume campaigns. Our suite of online reports and tools provide complete visibility into all of your transactions – so that you which campaigns are most successful.

Arena Media Premium SMS allows you to bill a customer using an SMS message. An operator short code is required, although some regions allow for shared short codes. Contact an Arena Media  representative for assistance regarding short code set-up.