FastSMS chosen as Best SMS Messaging Platform 2015
We’ve had quite a ride here at fastsms. Last month we were featured in Corporate Vision Magazine. This month, we’re proud to announce we’ve been selected Best for SMS Technology – UK & Best Messaging Platform – UK by Technology Innovator Awards 2015.
Earlier this year we released NetMessenger 2. This major release of our SMS web-based platform was a huge step toward embracing new technology that enables us to add features and respond to customer requests faster than our competitors. Oliver Burt, our Marketing Director describes it this way:
“We’ve always developed all of our systems in-house with our own dedicated development team. We rebuilt our entire messaging system on BootStrap and have been able to ramp up the rate of development significantly.”
The recognition from Corporate Vision magazine, its readers, the Technology Innovator Awards committee, and our customers feels wonderful. We’re grateful to everyone that voted for us and we’re excited to continue our mission to make SMS messaging easy and affordable for everyone.
You can read the full press release below:
Fastsms Named Best for SMS Technology
Fastsms selected UK & Best Messaging Platform 2015 by Technology Innovator Awards
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom, September 7, 2015 – Fastsms won the Best for SMS Technology Award from the Technology Innovator Awards 2015, run by Corporate Vision magazine.They are an SMS provider offering messaging solutions to business and individuals since 2002. In recent years, they’ve invested heavily in their in-house development team to quickly deploy new features and respond to customer requests.
“We’re absolutely thrilled to be named as Best for SMS Text Messaging Technology,” says Oliver Burt, fastsms Marketing Director. “This is a testament to the monumental effort put in by the entire team here at fastsms over the last 12 months.”
The winners for the Technology Innovator Awards were chosen through a rigorous and comprehensive process. Voting was conducted via a digital form by Corporate Vision’s 350,000 subscribers and the nominated companies and their customers.
“With these awards,” says Laura Hunter, Awards Co-ordinator, “we get to go behind the scenes and honour the individuals whose innovation and excellence have paved the way for better products and services across their industry and beyond.”
In addition to their rapid technology development and deployment process, fastsms understands the importance of support. The company offers free 24/7 support and advice to all their customers via Live Chat, email and phone regardless of how much they spend. This provides a one of a kind, entirely UK based, customer support program.
“We’re a family owned and operated company, so this isn’t just a job to us and it’s personal on many levels,” says Oliver. “That personal connection permeates through the entire company and out to our customers.”
Another way fastsms is working to ensure everyone can use SMS messaging is by offering free accounts. They never charge account service fees or inactivity fees. Anyone can sign up and receive ten free credits to test out the fastsms systems. To learn more about fastsms or to sign up for a free account visit www.fastsms.co.uk.
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