Art of WiFi captive portal now supports more SMS Gateways

Art of WiFi captive portal now supports more SMS Gateways

We released a new version of our Captive Portal solution for UniFi networks today which boasts a range of cool new features and improvements. Support for other SMS Gateways in addition to the existing native Twilio integration is probably of interest to those clients that are located in areas where Twilio support is lacking or to others who are looking for more freedom of choice.

Our captive portal solution uses the SMS integration to send out one-time passwords (access codes) to newly registered users through an SMS message when enabled in the captive portal configuration.

Almost any SMS Gateway provider that offers an HTTP-based API can now be connected to our captive portal platform. We have successfully tested several SMS Gateway providers including Spryng, probably the most advanced provider here in the Netherlands who provide their services to well-known companies such as KLM, ABN AMRO Bank, and ING Bank.

Here’s what the SMS Gateway settings look like when connecting to Spryng:

As you can probably see from the above example, Spryng supports a variety of options such as the use of an Alphanumeric sender-ID allowing you to personalise your outgoing SMS messages.

Here’s how you can customise the SMS message contents that are used when sending out the one-time passwords (access codes):

Please contact us for more details on our captive portal solutions for UniFi networks.

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Having worked in the IT industry for many years, Erik has gained broad experience in many IT-related aspects such as security, network management and design and service management. Erik founded Art of WiFi in 2016 to help improve the WiFi experience for as many users and companies as possible.

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