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Vodafone Paging Network Closure

Vodafone closes down their paging network. Vodafone have announced that they will be closing their wide-area national paging network by 31st March 2018. This means that any Vodafone Paging customers who have not made alternative arrangements will lose their paging service on this date. Vodafone will shut down its pager network by the end of the after reaching an impasse with competition watchd...
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Stop using the Vodafone service center number for your alarm systems!

Stop using the Vodafone service center number for your alarm systems and other monitoring! Stop using the Vodafone TAP gateway access number +447785499993 for your alarm TAP to Text (SMS) messaging. Its unreliable and is not a dedicated managed TAP gateway! Its time you switched to OpenTAP, established since 2012-2018 and its the UK's only official TAP gateway which has been approved by Texeco...
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Are you still using the Vodafone access number for TAP to SMS (Mobile Text) Messaging?

STOP and Switch to OpenTAP now! The Vodafone TAP gateway access number isn't even a managed service and completely unreliable.  If you call Vodafone and ask them for help, they will not help you as their TAP access number is an old legacy pager gateway. Its neither managed nor maintained for the alarm monitoring, its just been used as such for many years. OpenTAP has been established since 201...
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TAP to Mobile SMS text messaging for home security alarm systems

Do you need mobile text (SMS) messaging for your home security alarm system or other monitoring of systems such as internet servers, water heaters, meter readers, level monitoring etc.? Try the UK's leading TAP to Mobile Text (SMS) Messaging Gateway, approved by Texecom and Honeywell. Find out more....
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Notice to all OpenTAP users about modem software settings!

We recently have had a few customers who are using computer based modem and compatible TAP software with OpenTAP and they have been having trouble dialling up and sending messages via our OpenTAP dial up access numbers. Some times for some reason with some customers modems and their software it will not work properly with PARITY setting of NONE (NULL). Try changing the PARITY setting to TRUE (E...
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SMS Gateway Provider for Burglar Alarm Text Messaging

Does your security alarm system, pager or other monitoring device use TAP to SMS messaging alerts? Does your security alarm system, pager or other device use TAP to Mobile SMS text messaging alerts? FranzCom has the solution for you! Our dial-up TAP to Mobile SMS text and email messaging gateway is completely free of charge to use, you only pay for the call to the dial-up access phone line! Al...
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OpenTAP to SMS text messaging for alarm and fire control panels and TAP protocol software monitoring

Switch from Vodafone/O2 to the new Texecom and Honeywell approved Non-Registration #OpenTAP to #SMS access number or #alarm and #fire #security control #panels, feel free to use it. The access #phone number is 09117329997 It will work with either 09117329997 or  for international customers +448726149997 on the #mobile #phone settings.
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SMS over PSTN Phone Lines (Endorsed by Texecom Ltd)

        Vodafone the last man standing? SMS over PSTN phone lines has been used in varying industries for many years, and was often sold as an additional service by alarm companies, allowing the user to be notified of alarm conditions, and open/close events. For many years there were two main players operating the service in the UK, O2 and Vodafone. In 2012 th...
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Changes and upgrades to OpenTAP to SMS gateway

Important changes As OpenTAP gateway evolves and improves its service, there are some important changes you need to be aware of. New OpenTAP gateway access number. Due to our increased growth, we have installed new digital modem equipment to replace our current analog equipment. In addition to providing more reliable and consistent modem connections, the digital service will allow us to meet f...
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SMS Functionality from Galaxy Control Panels Using PSTN

Honeywell Security Group has recently received the following email extract from the BSIA (British Security Industry Association), regarding the O2 network and the TAP gateway used for SMS texting via PSTN. The O2 centre number (07860 980480) has been unreliable for a period of time, and even though the panel will transmit the message, a failure by the O2 server will result in an “SMS Comm Fail”...
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