SMS competitions, SMS info services
and SMS subscription services

Run SMS competitions with our solutions or operate your own SMS information and subscription services. Straightforward and cost-effective.

Illustration contests and competitions via SMS

The complete solution for operating your own SMS services.

Over 90% of Swiss households have a mobile phone. This high coverage makes the SMS channel attractive and important. Companies from a wide range of industries use our SMS service to communicate and inform quickly and

easily. Use text messaging to strengthen your customer loyalty as well as to increase your sales.
Learn more about pricing here

SMS competitions

There are numerous ways to run an SMS competition. Optimal alignment with your communication goals is therefore always the focus of our efforts.

Areas of use

Conduct simple SMS competitions, sweepstakes with instant prizes, SMS internet contest, SMS voting, SMS quiz and SMS response.


Send an SMS with “KEYWORD” to 963 and you will receive a personal win code in reply. Enter this on a landing page and you can see immediately whether you have won and what you have won.

SMS info services

With the info service, stored information can be requested individually by SMS. In addition, you can individually formulate texts to be sent.

Areas of use

Get information about weather, road conditions, sports results, events, etc. easily and reliably.


Send “KEYWORD” by SMS to 963 and receive, for example, the latest regional weather forecast for a ski resort (one-time CHF 0.40 / SMS).

SMS subscription services

With the SMS subscription service, your customers, target groups and members register with the command “START ABO” and a keyword. You can then send all registered mobile numbers information by SMS, either directly or on a scheduled basis and subject to a charge. You have an overview at all times, as you can operate your SMS services yourself via the Internet.

Areas of use

Send information by SMS with a wide variety of content: club activities, road conditions, sports results, dangers, weather, radar warnings, special business promotions, events and information to school classes, clubs, associations, sports teams as well as clubs and newsletter distribution to customers, etc.


Send “START ABO KEYWORD” to 963 and receive the latest information directly to your mobile phone. (Subscription: CHF 0.40 per SMS received).

Examples of use of the SMS services by our customers

We support companies and public organisations of all sizes worldwide with SMS services. Our customers come from a wide range of industries. They use SMS for information or marketing purposes. Learn more about the most important areas of use here.

Feldschlösschen | Cardinal

SMS competitions
Customer reference logo Feldschlösschen

In the Cardinal Draft competition, participants sent an SMS with a keyword to 963 and received a personal win code in response. They entered this code on a Feldschlösschen landing page. They found out instantly whether they had won and what they had won.

Zermatt Tourisme

SMS info service
Customer reference logo Zermatt Tourism

The tourist destination offers various helpful SMS services from eCall. For example, current weather information (temperature/wind): for Zermatt, Klein Matterhorn, Schwarzsee, Rothorn and Gornergrat. Guests send “ZERMATT WETTER” to the destination number 963 to keep updated on the weather in the Valais.

Municipality of Berikon

► SMS subscription service
Customer reference logo Community of Berikon

Customer service is a top priority in the Aargau municipality of Berikon. For this reason, the administration offers residents a free SMS service. It regularly communicates important news from the community via this channel. One SMS to 963 is sufficient for residents to register.


SMS competitions
Customer reference logo Nivea

We provided the platform in the background for the Nivea competition “Pflege Dein Land“. Thanks to eCall, participation via internet and SMS is simple and easy.

Pepsi Cola

SMS competitions
Customer reference logo Pepsi Cola

The beverage company Pepsi announced its competition called “Do you like this Coke?“. Participants should test this cola and send their personal evaluation to the short number 963. Participation was also possible in larger Swiss railway stations.

Skai | Migros

SMS competitions
Customer reference logo Migros

Win a single lesson at the BodyFlying facility in Rümlang (Canton of Zurich) worth 100 CHF? A piece of chewing gum and eCall made it possible. The task? Just send an SMS with the code “SKAI” to the short number 963.

Municipality of Saas Fee

► SMS subscription service
Customer reference Logo Community of Saas Fee

The well-known tourist destination offers a helpful SMS subscription service for road safety. Guests and locals are kept informed at all times via subscribed messages from the Saas Valley regarding the opening/closing of roads. You simply send “START ABO SAAS STRASSE” to the destination number 963 to register.

CityRing Lucerne

► SMS subscription service
Customer reference Logo CityRing Luzern

In mid-2010, an SMS information service on the road situation in the CityRing Lucerne was available to interested parties. It provided information when the roads were not open at 6 a.m. on weekdays, when closure weekends were coming up, and when special traffic control or other events were taking place in the CityRing.

Your benefits at a glance

  • Quick and easy
  • Short delivery times
  • Flexible online statistics
  • Clear online administration
  • Competent support
  • Reliability thanks to redundant SMS servers
  • Swiss quality provider
  • Over 30 years of experience in the Swiss IT market

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eCall consultant Paolo Pappalardo

Paolo Pappalardo
Account Manager Business Messaging
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