What is MMS?


Katherine Childers


Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content to and from a mobile phone over a cellular network. MMS allows the sender to send messages with media files, such as pictures, videos, and audio files all in one message or separately in individual messages.

Does Bandwidth support MMS messaging?

Bandwidth supports MMS messaging on U.S. and Canadian local long code and toll-free phone numbers. MMS can only be sent and received within the U.S. and Canada, and is not supported outside of these countries at this time. To tell which carriers specifically support MMS, check out our Messaging Carrier Reach list.

Does Bandwidth support toll-free MMS?

Yes! If you’d like to enable your account for toll-free MMS, please reach out to your Account Manager. Not sure who your Account Manager is? Please open a ticket with your Bandwidth Support Team or hit us up at (855) 864-7776!

Does Bandwidth support inbound and outbound MMS?

Bandwidth supports MMS in both directions, inbound and outbound, over long codes. For more information, check out how you can enable your account for MM4 MMS and HTTP MMS.

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