Address Parameters

The SMPP specification defines several parameters, which relate to the source and destination addresses of a message.

The following table specifies the values that should be used when issuing submit_sm requests to the SMPP Server.

Field Name Value
Source_addr_ton It is recommended that the address be always expressed in international format, i.e. prefixed with country code. In this case, the TON value is also ignored.However, if a longcode address is expressed in national format, the TON value should be set to 2.
Source_addr_npi This value is not used by the SMPP Server
Dest_addr_ton It is recommended that destination addresses be always expressed in international format, i.e. prefixed with a country code. Where this is the case, the SMPP Server will ignore the TON parameter.However, if the address is expressed in national format, the TON value should be set to 2.
Dest_addr_npi This value is not used by the SMPP Server