Two of the most popular articles on this blog has been about sending free SMS to mobiles. But those two articles have been out of date. Since sending Free SMS have been an all time favorite hobby of guys like us, I am doing a new post here. In this post, some of the most popular website for sending SMS are listed.
160by2 is one of the best SMS providers for Asia pacific region. They support India, Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Philippines and Malaysia. They have an easy to use interface also.
Autofill Dropdown Contact List
All service providers supported
Need your mobile number
ads at the end of all SMS
One ad (pop up) on web site
Could have supported more countries
160by2 is easy to use and have the most desired features including showing greeting SMS on your dashboard. but supporting more countries would make them the best Free SMS site on internet.
You can actually use Yahoos Mail or Messenger to send text messages to many countries. The countries allowed include Canada, India, Indonesia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, United States and Vietnam. the full list of Mobile service providers supported for these countries can be <a rel=” href=”http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/mail/yahoomail/context/context-13.html”>found here
Many more countries supported
Integrated with Yahoo messenger and Mail
Don’t need your mobile number
Easy to use
Mail and SMS contacts
160 character limit for messages
No group SMS
Some service providers not supported.
Yahoo allows you to send SMS from the comfort of your Mail box. It also allows you to send message from Yahoo messenger. The overall manageability is good. But more service providers would have been better.
SendSMSNow is a global free SMS provider with more countries covered. You can send individual SMS for free but for group SMS you need to buy credits.
Much more countries supported
Bulk SMS for as low as $0.01
Haven’t used this much to tell many
No group SMS
No help available
SendSMSNow is an OK SMS service. with no group SMS you are stuck with one at a time SMS. But this is the only option if you need to send SMS to the countries not supported by others.
160by2 | Yahoo Mail | Send SMS Now
Here is a list of ISD codes that can be used when sending SMS to different countries :
ISD codes for countries starting with A, B and C | ISD codes for countries starting with D, E and F | ISD codes for countries starting with G, H and I | ISD codes for countries starting with J, K and L | ISD codes for countries starting with M, N and O | ISD codes for countries starting with P, Q and R | ISD codes for countries starting with S, T and U | ISD codes for countries starting with V, W, Y and Z
Udate 1 (Sep 2010)
A reader NAZISH IBRAR has pointed out some sites in one of his comment. I am pasting them here. Please use at your own risk