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Tyr SMS Gateway

SMS service for transactional and bulk SMS. SMPP and REST SMS APIs supported.

SMS gateway platform for A2P, P2A, bulk, wholesale, business, text marketing and other applications to UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and other countries.

Categories: Conversational Messaging Text Marketing Messaging Bulk SMS IoT 
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Tyr SMS Gateway

Global, highly reliable and technically rich SMS gateway to send and receive SMS between applications and mobiles. Send and receive SMS using our webSMS portal and SMS APIs that include SMPP (v3.3, v3.4, v5 supported), SMTP (emailSMS: email-to-SMS and SMS-to-email), and secure HTTP REST. Coverage highlights of the Tyr SMS Gateway include UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy.

A2P (application-to-person) messaging is the sending of SMS messages from an application for delivery to mobiles. It is a quick and effective method for conveying a message to a large or small audience, and is used by businesses of all sizes, including the media, banks, retail and other enterprises. It is commonly used for time-critical alerts, reminders, OTP authentication codes, IoT/M2M and marketing promotions, but also as a communication channel between a business and its staff and customers.

Tyr SMS Gateway accounts can be used for sending messages to mobiles on almost any mobile network in the world. Accounts can also be used for P2A (person-to-application) SMS to receive inbound SMS from many mobile networks around the world, using Virtual Mobile Numbers (VMNs) or Virtual SIM Hosting (VSIM).

Bulk SMS Accounts

A2P (application-to-person) bulk SMS messaging is the sending of large numbers of SMS messages for delivery to mobiles. A2P bulk SMS accounts provide access to an SMSC gateway for sending SMS, the capacity to handle high volumes of SMS messages and wholesale SMS pricing.

The Tyr SMS Gateway is suitable for bulk SMS, i.e. high volumes of SMS messages, as well as low volume messaging. Accounts are capable of handling up to 200 SMS/sec on request with single or multiple SMPP gateway binds. We recommend SMPP rather than REST for bulk SMS.

Reliable and Dependable SMS

Highly redundant and available messaging infrastructure.

Our services can be depended upon to deliver your messages 24x7. The Tyr SMS Gateway infrastructure that we operate for message delivery spans multiple redundant, independent and geographically separate sites throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas.

In the unlikely event that one of our sites completely fails, our remaining sites will continue to provide service for all of our SMS APIs. The redundancy includes both inbound and outbound SMS.


A2P bulk SMS for IoT/M2M, OTP, marketing and notifications to customers and staff.


Can be depended upon 24x7 for your business to send and/or receive SMS.


Advanced infrastructure with mulitple APIs for customers to use.


Coverage includes almost every mobile network in the world (>1000 networks).


Tyr SMS Gateway Upcoming Services

Send and receive SMS using our webSMS portal and emailSMS service. Login using your web browser, or use your email client, and quickly send a message to a single person or thousands of people. With emailSMS and webSMS you can view and reply to messages received from mobile users.

Available late 2020.

Rich SMS >

Using SMS to deliver rich messaging.

  • Worldwide coverage
  • High reliability and availability
  • Mobile Terminated (MT) SMS
  • Video, audio, images, text and CTAs via SMS

SIM Hosting >

Physical and Virtual SIM Hosting for inbound SMS.

  • Worldwide coverage
  • High reliability and availability
  • Mobile Originated (MO) SMS - Physical SIM Hosting, Virtual SIM Hosting (VSIM)

Virtual Mobile Numbers >

Virtual Mobile Numbers to enable applications to receive SMS from mobiles.

  • Worldwide coverage
  • High reliability and availability
  • Mobile Originated (MO) SMS - Virtual Mobile Numbers (VMNs)

emailSMS >

Easily send and receive SMS text messages using email and the emailSMS service.

  • Email SMS service from your computer
  • Email-to-SMS: Send SMS to individuals, teams or groups
  • SMS-to-Email: Receive SMS from mobiles into your email inbox
  • Send a text as easily as sending an email
  • Delivery confirmation supported
  • SMTP SMS gateway

webSMS >

Easily send and receive SMS text messages from your computer using webSMS.

  • Web SMS service from your computer
  • Send SMS to individuals, teams or groups
  • Receive SMS from mobiles into your webSMS inbox
  • Easy and quick service
  • Phonebooks
  • Distribution lists
  • Integrate with external contact databases
  • Delivery confirmation supported

Receive SMS from mobiles and two-way SMS

Enable applications to receive SMS from mobile users for marketing campaigns, receiving SMS from mobile devices for IoT/M2M, and other uses. Use with sending SMS to mobiles to enable two-way SMS messaging.

Virtual SIM Hosting

Virtual SIM Hosting (VSIM) provides a high performance method of receiving up to 200 SMS per second through a customer-supplied SIM. The mobile number of the SIM can be used to receive SMS without the restrictions of normal SIM card hosting. This service is a means of getting the performance of Virtual Mobile Numbers (VMNs) with the advantage of a national mobile number (e.g. a SIM from a mobile network in France for use with a service targeted at mobile users in France).

Read more about SIM Hosting
SIM hosting

Virtual Mobile Numbers

Virtual Mobile Numbers (VMNs) bring high performance with low delivery latency of messages from mobiles to applications. A single Virtual Mobile Number allows an application to receive incoming SMS from all supported networks worldwide. The Virtual Mobile Numbers behave in the same way as a regular mobile number, but with the benefit of significantly higher throughput (200 SMS per second) to your application.

Read more about Virtual Mobile Numbers

Coverage, Pricing and Service Support

SMS gateway coverage, pricing and services supported when using SMPP, REST and other APIs are shown below.
CountryNetworkMT SMS
GBP (Local)
Algeria flagAlgeriaDZAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Angola flagAngolaAOAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Argentina flagArgentinaARAll5p (~£0.05)
Armenia flagArmeniaAMAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Australia flagAustraliaAUAll5p (~£0.05)
Austria flagAustriaATAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Bangladesh flagBangladeshBDAll5p (~£0.05)
Belgium flagBelgiumBEAll5p (~£0.05)
Benin flagBeninBJAll5p (~£0.05)
Brazil flagBrazilBRAll5p (~£0.05)
Bulgaria flagBulgariaBGAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Burkina Faso flagBurkina FasoBFAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Cameroon flagCameroonCMAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Canada flagCanadaCAAll5p (~£0.05)
Chile flagChileCLAll4.5p (~£0.045)
China flagChinaCNAll5p (~£0.05)
Colombia flagColombiaCOAll5p (~£0.05)
Costa Rica flagCosta RicaCRAll5p (~£0.05)
Croatia flagCroatiaHRAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Cuba flagCubaCUAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Cyprus flagCyprusCYAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Czech Republic flagCzech RepublicCZAll3.5p (~£0.035)
DR Congo flagDR CongoCDAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Denmark flagDenmarkDKAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Egypt flagEgyptEGAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Estona flagEstonaEEAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Ethiopia flagEthiopiaETAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Finland flagFinlandFIAll3.5p (~£0.035)
France flagFranceFRBouygues Telecom3.5p (~£0.035)
France flagFranceFRFree Mobile3.5p (~£0.035)
France flagFranceFROrange France3.5p (~£0.035)
France flagFranceFRSFR3.5p (~£0.035)
Germany flagGermanyDEE-Plus5.2p (~£0.052)
Germany flagGermanyDEMobilcom5.2p (~£0.052)
Germany flagGermanyDEO25.2p (~£0.052)
Germany flagGermanyDETelekom5.2p (~£0.052)
Germany flagGermanyDEVodafone5.2p (~£0.052)
Ghana flagGhanaGHAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Greece flagGreeceGRAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Hong Kong flagHong KongHKAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Hungary flagHungaryHUAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Iceland flagIcelandISAll3.5p (~£0.035)
India flagIndiaINAll5p (~£0.05)
Indonesia flagIndonesiaIDAll5p (~£0.05)
Iran flagIranIRAll6.5p (~£0.065)
Ireland flagIrelandIEAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Israel flagIsraelILAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Italy flagItalyITH3G3.5p (~£0.035)
Italy flagItalyITLycamobile3.5p (~£0.035)
Italy flagItalyITTIM3.5p (~£0.035)
Italy flagItalyITWind3.5p (~£0.035)
Italy flagItalyITVodafone3.5p (~£0.035)
Japan flagJapanJPAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Jordan flagJordanJOAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Kenya flagKenyaKEAll5p (~£0.05)
Laos flagLaosLAAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Lebanon flagLebanonLBAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Lesotho flagLesothoLSAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Lithuania flagLithuaniaLTAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Luxembourg flagLuxembourgLUAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Madagascar flagMadagascarMGAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Malawi flagMalawiMWAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Malaysia flagMalaysiaMYAll5p (~£0.05)
Mauritania flagMauritaniaMRAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Mauritius flagMauritiusMUAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Mexico flagMexicoMXAll5p (~£0.05)
Moldova flagMoldovaMDAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Morocco flagMoroccoMAAll5p (~£0.05)
Netherlands flagNetherlandsNLAll3.5p (~£0.035)
New Zealand flagNew ZealandNZAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Nicaragua flagNicaraguaNIAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Nigeria flagNigeriaNGAll5p (~£0.05)
Norway flagNorwayNOAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Pakistan flagPakistanPKAll5p (~£0.05)
Palestine flagPalestinePSAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Paraguay flagParaguayPYAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Peru flagPeruPEAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Philippines flagPhilippinesPHAll5p (~£0.05)
Poland flagPolandPLAll5p (~£0.05)
Portugal flagPortugalPTAll5p (~£0.05)
Romania flagRomaniaROAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Russia flagRussiaRUAll5p (~£0.05)
Saudi Arabia flagSaudi ArabiaSAAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Senegal flagSenegalSNAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Singapore flagSingaporeSGAll5p (~£0.05)
South Africa flagSouth AfricaZAAll3.5p (~£0.035)
South Korea flagSouth KoreaKRAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Spain flagSpainESMovistar4.8p (~£0.048)
Spain flagSpainESOrange4.8p (~£0.048)
Spain flagSpainESVodafone4.8p (~£0.048)
Spain flagSpainESYoigo4.8p (~£0.048)
Sri Lanka flagSri LankaLKAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Sudan flagSudanSDAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Sweden flagSwedenSEAll3.5p (~£0.035)
Switzerland flagSwitzerlandCHAll5p (~£0.05)
Thailand flagThailandTHAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Tunisia flagTunisiaTNAll5p (~£0.05)
Turkey flagTurkeyTRAll5p (~£0.05)
Ukraine flagUkraineUAAll5p (~£0.05)
United Arab Emirates (UAE) flagUnited Arab Emirates (UAE)AEAll4.5p (~£0.045)
United Kingdom flagUnited KingdomUKH3G1.2p (~£0.012)
United Kingdom flagUnited KingdomUKEE1.4p (~£0.014)
United Kingdom flagUnited KingdomUKO21.4p (~£0.014)
United Kingdom flagUnited KingdomUKVodafone1.25p (~£0.0125)
United States of America (USA) flagUnited States of America (USA)USAll5p (~£0.05)
Venezuela flagVenezuelaVEAll4.5p (~£0.045)
Vietnam flagVietnamVNAll5p (~£0.05)
Yemen flagYemenYEAll5p (~£0.05)
Zambia flagZambiaZMAll4.5p (~£0.045)

Other mobile and fixed-line networks in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia and the Americas are available.


The Tyr SMS Gateway has the capacity and technical capability to be used for sending high volumes of SMS messaging quickly and reliably to mobile users in a single country or worldwide. The SMPP API is well-suited to this use; however, we also provide our HTTP REST SMS API that can be equally suitable or our SMTP API (email to SMS / SMS to email) if you prefer. Using these APIs, messages can be sent from your application or systems through your Tyr SMS Gateway account and delivered within seconds. Delivery receipts are also provided in realtime to indicate the delivery status of your messages.

The Melrose Labs Tyr SMS Gateway service is available using the SMPP API, SMTP API, SIP MESSAGE API and the following HTTP REST SMS API:

Send an SMS message with the RESTful HTTP SMS API
Example using cURL, Node.js, Python


curl --location --request POST \
	--header 'x-api-key: [API_KEY]' --header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
	--data-raw '{ "source": "MelroseLabs","destination": "447712345678","message": "Hello World €£$" }'


{"transactionID": "1ccead78-6550-4aac-a6b4-a4942b908659"}


var request = require('request');
var options = {
  'method': 'POST',
  'url': '',
  'headers': {
    'x-api-key': '[API_KEY]',
    'Content-Type': 'application/json'
  body: JSON.stringify({ "source": "MelroseLabs","destination": "447712345678","message": "Hello World €£$" })
request(options, function (error, response) { 
  if (error) throw new Error(error);
  console.log(response.body); // response is of type application/json


{"transactionID": "1ccead78-6550-4aac-a6b4-a4942b908659"}


import requests
import json

url = ""
payload = {
	{ "source": "MelroseLabs","destination": "447712345678","message": "Hello World €£$" }
headers = {
  'x-api-key': '[API_KEY]',
  'Content-Type': 'application/json'

response = requests.request("POST", url, headers=headers, data = json.dumps(payload))

# response is of type application/json


{"transactionID": "1ccead78-6550-4aac-a6b4-a4942b908659"}


$data = { "source": "MelroseLabs","destination": "447712345678","message": "Hello World €£$" }

$curl = curl_init();

curl_setopt_array($curl, array(
  CURLOPT_URL => "",
    "x-api-key: [API_KEY]",
    "Content-Type: application/json"

$response = curl_exec($curl);


echo $response; // response is of type application/json


{"transactionID": "1ccead78-6550-4aac-a6b4-a4942b908659"}

Tutorials for how to programmatically send SMS can be found at the following:

SMPP over TLS Support

SMPP over TLS is supported to secure the session between your application and the Tyr SMS Gateway.


We are a provider with SIP MESSAGE support for sending and receiving SMS.

SMS Webhook Support

When an inbound MO SMS is received from a mobile, or a delivery receipt is generated for an MT SMS to a mobile, a call can be made to your webhook to convey the event.

SMSC Simulator

Looking to test your SMS application or SMS-enabled application before using a live SMS gateway? Our SMSC Simulator service allows you to test using the SMPP protocol v3.3, v3.4 and v5. Read more about SMSC Simulator >

Tyr (pronounced like the English word “tier”; Old Norse Týr) is a Norse war god, but also the god who, more than any other, presides over matters of law and justice.

Please refer to our legal notice regarding the supply of services. The Tyr SMS Gateway is not accepting new customers at the present time. We currently recommend the use of SMS services from LINK Mobility UK.

Service snapshot

  • Bulk SMS / Wholesale SMS provider
  • Worldwide coverage
  • High reliability and availability
  • Mobile Terminated (MT) SMS
  • Mobile Originated (MO) SMS - Virtual Mobile Numbers (VMNs), Virtual SIM Hosting (VSIM)
  • SMPP SMS API (v3.3, v3.4 and v5); SMPP over TLS
  • SMTP SMS API - email to SMS / SMS to email

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