[jdev] Send SMS from Gmail Over Jabber

Zack Sargent ZSargent at voxitas.com
Mon Jun 2 10:56:27 CDT 2008

Probably not what you want to hear, but the only "database of record" for such things is:


And it tends to be pricy.  You can find a few knock offs with enough Googling, but if the data derives from this source, it eventually gets shut down.

From: jdev-bounces at jabber.org [mailto:jdev-bounces at jabber.org] On Behalf Of chris johnston
Sent: Monday, June 02, 2008 10:37 AM
To: Jabber/XMPP software development list
Subject: Re: [jdev] Send SMS from Gmail Over Jabber

Nice service!

How does one acquire NPA NPXX records that define what service provider has what cell phone number??? I have always wondered where this information is located

On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 4:18 AM, JabberForum <list-jdev at jabberforum.org<mailto:list-jdev at jabberforum.org>> wrote:


It is interesting to send SMS from Jabber clients like gmail client,
google talk IM client or PSI etc. Following is the address of a good SMS


What is it and How to Start?

A. This service makes it possible to send SMS from your Google Talk IM
client, Gmail client or other Jabber IM client like Psi etc.
B. It is assumed that you already have your Google Talk id (example,
test at gmail.com<mailto:test at gmail.com>) or other Jabber ID(eg. test at jabber.org<mailto:test at jabber.org>).
C. Now, Register an account on this website by using your google talk
ID or jabber ID as the username, but choose a different password, you
will get some free credit for sending SMS.
D. From your google talk IM client or other jabber client, adding your
friend's mobile number as new contact/buddy (see following example).
E. Example, if your friend's mobile is +12345678900, you should add
12345678900 at sms.messagingbay.com<mailto:12345678900 at sms.messagingbay.com> as your new contact.
F. Send message to the newly added contact from your IM client, your
friend will get the message as normal SMS.
G. When SMS is sent, your credit balance will be returned. When SMS is
delivered to your friend's mobile phnoe, you will see the delivery
report on your IM client.
H. If you want to display your own mobile number to the recipients,
please email your mobile number and your account name to
support at messagingbay.com<mailto:support at messagingbay.com> so that we can setup for you.
I. If you are advanced user, you will find that "Service Discovery" is
supported. Do service discovery on messagingbay.com<http://messagingbay.com> and see what is
J. For supporting, please email to support at messagingbay.com<mailto:support at messagingbay.com>.


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