Telstra SMS Access Manager

Reliable High Volume Messaging

SMS Access Manager enables customers to use their own SMS-capable application to send and receive large volumes of messages almost instantly.

SMS Access Manager is a highly reliable direct connection to the Telstra Next G® network, as well as other domestic and international mobile networks.

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Key Features

A faster, easier way to communicate

Make creating and sending text and media message blasts easy by using Telstra Access Manager’s simple application interface.

The more you message, the less you pay

As your minimum messaging volume increases, the higher your discount.

Direct, secure messaging

Enjoy direct, privileged access to the Telstra Mobile Network while the short message peer-to-peer (SMPP) protocol ensures a highly secure experience.

Improve engagement through two-way messaging

Create a dialogue by sending messages and receiving responses via SMS using the SMPP protocol.

Access to Australia’s most reliable network

Be sure your messages are received by broadcasting over the Telstra Mobile Network.


Cost-effective productivity

Send large volumes of SMS and MMS messages quickly, safely and more efficiently from an app tailored to your needs – while benefiting from competitive volume-based pricing.

Simple flexibility

Customise SMS Access Manager to best suits your business needs by choosing between wireless, dial-up and SMPP access.

Easy management

Streamline communication by keeping better track of your messages through registered message functionality to provide delivery reports.

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Why Telstra

A range of scalable solutions to meet your needs

Choose the right mobility solution for your unique needs from a variety of devices, plans, managed services and more – all available on our local, national and global networks.

One partner for all your mobility needs

Make managing your IT easy with access to leading mobility tools, partners and networks, and the expertise and tools to help you achieve your goals, all in one place.

Let us co-create your mobility solution

Telstra designs, supplies and supports your solution in partnership with you, from end-to-end. We invest in the management of your touchpoints, so you don’t have to.

Getting started

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Things you need to know

We cannot guarantee that the provision of SMS / MMS Access Manager will be fault free or continuous or that SMS / MMS messages will be sent in a timely manner.

Important restrictions apply on the sending of large volumes of messages. Read our terms and conditions carefully before using SMS / MMS Access Manager. SMS / MMS Access Manager should not be used for time based initiatives that may result in a sudden peak of message traffic to the Telstra SMS / MMS network.

Call charges apply.

Delivery reports are not available where an alpha sender has been used to send the message, and we may not be able to track a SMS / MMS message sent to another carrier’s network.

You are not permitted to use Telstra Mobile SMS / MMS Access Manager for the purposes of sending marketing messages (which are messages designed to promote the sale of or demand for goods or services) unless you comply with the Spam Act 2003 (Cth), ACIF's Guidelines for SMS and other applicable laws. Telstra may cancel your access to Telstra Mobile SMS / MMS Access Manager if you do so.