Does Bandwidth store SMS/MMS messages and traffic?

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This depends on what platform you are using. Bandwidth provides a ‘Redact Message’ API to delete message content prior to 3 days.

Platform

SMS

MMS

V1 API

Yes. Currently, the content is automatically deleted after 3 days.

Yes. Users can delete via API.

V2 API

No. V2 does not store content for SMS.

All media, whether uploaded or from incoming MMS, are stored for 48 hours unless you delete them sooner.

SMPP

No. The message content is stored only for the duration of time till it’s sent successfully to downstream carriers. If unsuccessful, the message content is deleted.

No. The message content is stored only for the duration of time till it’s sent successfully to downstream carriers. If unsuccessful, the message content is deleted.

 

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