Kannel — Datasheet

Kannel is the world's first open source and
WAP SMS

WAP 1.1 CERTIFIED GATEWAY
Kannel has proven its reliability in production around the world. As its code is freely available it is easily customised and built upon with new features to produce innovative mobile services. Open Source: A worldwide developer community ensures cutting-edge technology. FreeBSD-style license High performance: Capable of handling hundreds of requests per second. Number of simultaneous WAP users are only limited by memory of the host computer Scalable - can be distributed across network for improved performance and reliability Received WAP 1.1 certification by WAP Forum Supports IP-based bearers such as GSM data and GPRS Compiles WML from text to binary form

gateway, launched in July 1999 by

Wapit Ltd. Kannel supports most commonly used
SMS

KANNEL KEY FEATURES
Acts as a gateway between the Internet and the mobile network Operates simultaneously as an SMS and WAP gateway Enables SMS push services Supports connections to several concurrent SMSCs

centre protocols and works on both
WAP

Unix and Windows platforms. Kannel has

1.1 certification demonstrating its interoperability and compatibility with existing
WAP

1.1 clients.

WAP

GPRS / Dial-up Radius

Applications

Kannel

Converts textual WML Script source code to a byte code format Allows users to send Nokia smart messaging elements like ring tones, operator logos and icons Supports HTTP cookies

SMS

SMS
Wapit Ltd. Annankatu 34-36 B FIN-00100 Helsinki Finland

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fig 1 Kannel: General architecture
Wapit Regional Sales Office Level 37, Singapore Land Tower 50 Raffles Place Singapore 048623 tel: +65 3208 374 fax: +65 3208 383 http://www.wapit.com wapit@wapit.com

fax: +358 9 694 7007 http://www.wapit.com wapit@wapit.com

WAP

GPRS /
Dial-up

Bearer box WAP box
SMS Services

SMS box
WML Services

SMS

SMS
fig 2 How does Kannel work

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T ECHNICAL RECOMMENDATIONS
Mobile networks supported by Kannel WAP gateway
GSM CSD

T ECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
SMSC

To run Kannel: Red Hat Linux 6.2

protocol compatibility 2.0 (Nokia) 3.3, 3.4 (Logica) 2.0 (GMC) (Sema)

CIMD SMPP

and GPRS and PDP and PDP The gnome-xml library (libxml), version 2.2.5 or newer To participate in further development the following are also needed: C compiler, development libraries and related tools GNU Make

TDMA CSD CDMA CSD PDC CDS

UCP/EMI

SMS2000 OIS

and PDP

Other protocols used by Kannel
HTTP WAP

Written in standard C for maximum performance Works in UNIX-like operating systems that supports Posix threads Source code and documentation can be found at www.kannel.org
Wapit Regional Sales Office Level 37, Singapore Land Tower 50 Raffles Place Singapore 048623

1.1

Posix threads (pthread.h) GNU Bison 1.28 for modifying WML Script compiler
Copyright © 2001 Wapit Ltd. — Document number: 22032001-02b

UDP/IP

Wapit Ltd. Annankatu 34-36 B FIN-00100 Helsinki Finland

fax: +358 9 694 7007 http://www.wapit.com wapit@wapit.com

tel: +65 3208 374 fax: +65 3208 383 http://www.wapit.com wapit@wapit.com

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