SMS firewall expose mobile users to spam and fraudulent messages. Routes to operators can also be closed, increasing SMS costs. The cost of illegal traffic goes beyond customer dissatisfaction and increased customer service demands. SMS becomes less effective as a marketing channel as the number of irrelevant SMS messages increases.
Monitoring SMS traffic, detecting of fraudulent messages, alarming, enforcing message parameters, and blocking fraudulent messages based on your criteria are all part of the protection. You can classify SMS traffic using the Melrose Labs SMS Firewall based on any number of parameters and criteria to ensure that SMS traffic complies with your policies. Your policy may simply monitor and report on such traffic, or it may instruct the SMS Firewall to block it