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TextPower provides products and services that enable companies to protect data and authenticate and alert their users using SMS based solutions. The TextPower blog provides business updates and information on the state of security in the industry.

Courts Reverse Unfair TCPA Rule

Utilities Relieved As Court Reverses Unfair TCPA Rule

The DC Circuit Court of Appeals has "set aside" (translation:…
Toll-free number

Text-Enable Toll-Free Numbers (TFNs) - Efficient, Inexpensive, and Helpful

Your toll-free number was novel, for a while You've probably…
text message forwarding

Forwarding Text Messages To Email Addresses

Improve Support Processes, Expedite Responses and Make Customers…
Understanding the TCPA

Big Win For Utilities: The TCPA Laws Clarified

Utilities want to provide the best possible service to their…
Unique Service Helps Utilities With TCPA Compliance - see how to send messages with confidence

Unique Service Helps Utilities With TCPA Compliance

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Can you guess the most common reason why utilities are reluctant…
What is a lookup and what triggers one?

What is a lookup and what triggers one?

When you send a text message TextPower tries to make it as simple…
High speed throughput dramatically increased via TextPower.com

High speed throughput dramatically increased

Speed matters.  Who doesn't want their high speed throughput…
Courts Reverse Unfair TCPA Rule

You Have to Report For Jury Duty … Or Do You?

It's every citizen's duty - and privilege - to report for jury…
Facebook And Twitter Are Today’s Town Square

Facebook And Twitter Are Today’s Town Square (But That’s Not A Good Thing)

Facebook and Twitter are two of the great communication tools…
Understanding the TCPA

Understanding The TCPA Is As Simple As ABC

Since the FCC issued a clarification about the Telephone Consumer…
National Data Privacy Day Marked by a New Patent integrated texting Smart Water Solution Real-Time Communications Utility Cost Savings

National Data Privacy Day Marked by a New Patent That Eliminates Passwords and Protects Personal Data

Patented Technology From TextPower Verifies Your Identity While…
Hackers Defeat Conventional Authentication

Hackers Defeat Conventional Authentication

Hackers defeat conventional authentication, Developers and enterprises…
National Data Privacy Day Marked by a New Patent integrated texting Smart Water Solution Real-Time Communications Utility Cost Savings

Customer Satisfaction and Response Time the Keys to TextPower and Daffron Integrated Texting Partnership

TextPower Names Daffron as Its Certified Integrated Texting Partner SAN…
National Data Privacy Day Marked by a New Patent integrated texting Smart Water Solution Real-Time Communications Utility Cost Savings

Top North American Utilities Name TextPower as the Vendor to Watch

SmartAlerts™ Text Messaging Recognized as Most Innovative Smart…
National Data Privacy Day Marked by a New Patent integrated texting Smart Water Solution Real-Time Communications Utility Cost Savings
Where Current SMS Authentication Fails, the Next Generation Succeeds

Where Current SMS Authentication Fails, the Next Generation Succeeds

Mobile-originated SMS creates a four-factor authentication solution…
Smart Water Summit

TextPower is the vendor to watch at the Smart Water Summit

Water and electricity usually don't mix. But at the 2014 Smart…
National Data Privacy Day Marked by a New Patent integrated texting Smart Water Solution Real-Time Communications Utility Cost Savings

Florida Utility Cost Savings of 90% – Employs TextPower SmartAlerts™

Talquin Electric Cooperative Deploys 2-Way Outage Alerts via…
Let's fight SPAM forward message to 7726, don't delete!

Let's fight SPAM

Every major carrier in the U.S. participates in a program to…
Omni-factor Authentication

Two-Factor Authentication vs Omni-Factor Authentication ™

We were asked this question many times since we launched TextKey™…
Free Text Messaging Text-enable your toll-free number! free text messages
Outage Management

Colorado Utility Embraces Two-Way Texting for Power Outage Management and Emergency Services

TextPower Provides Time-Sensitive Information Integrated With…
Peak Energy
utility peak power message alerts Automated Outage Management
Mobile-Originated Authentication

The Heartbleed Bug - Need for a MO, Mobile-Originated Authentication

The Heartbleed bug provides an opportunity for a hacker to break…

TCPA - Applying Compliance Requirements to the Utility Industry

As you already know TextPower works diligently to ensure that…
Texting authentication

TextKey™ - An advancement in texting authentication technology

We believe in better security through texting authentication. Website…
secure smartphones

How Can Physicians Secure Smartphones?

As a result of TextPower's entry into the web site security…
no texting

No Text Is Worth Dying For

What does it say when a text messaging company advocates a policy…
International Messaging

International Messaging Short Codes Made Easy

International messaging with your friend in the UK is generally…
Text vs Aaps

Text vs Aaps

We love apps. In our shop everybody's got a smartphone of one…