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Every now and then we’ve got something to share with the world. It could be a new product, a cool feature, some promising trends or handy customer cases.

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MessageBird acquires cloud communications platform Highside

MessageBird – the world’s largest cloud communications platform by direct customer reach – has acquired cloud communications platform Highside. The strategic take-over is MessageBird’s first after the telecom company of…

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For the second year in a row Highside nominated as one of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50

Highside is pleased to share the news that we've been nominated as one of the 50 fastest growing tech companies in the Netherlands for the second year in a row.…

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The simplest Voice and SMS messaging platform, just got even simpler

In recent months, Highside has studied how to further improve the user experience of the Highside communication platform. We’ve interviewed users, analysed data and tested ideas. This gave great insights in how…

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Overview of the SMS restrictions per country

Because every country has different regulations for SMS traffic, we’ve made an overview of the SMS restrictions per country to demystify the complex rules that are in place across the…

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Calls charged per second

Highside was one of the first companies in the Netherlands to charge for outgoing calls on a per second basis instead of per minute, and that remains true to this day.…

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Communication platform update: Order virtual (DID) phone numbers & use a ‘between’ value

This blog post is to inform you of the latest updates on the Highside communication API platform. These include overall enhancements, bug-fixes, feature requests and new products. Do you have…

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Telecommunications services in the Netherlands to charge VAT to end-users only

Due to the recently detected VAT (carousel) fraud in telecommunications services, the government of the Netherlands agreed upon a regulation that allows telecommunications services rendered in the Netherlands to charge turnover…

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Origin-based surcharging for calls from outside the European Economic Area

Following the Regulation of the European Parliament (EU No 531/2012) on roaming on public mobile communications networks within the European Economic Area (EEA), the European telecom operators are necessitated to…

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Highside in the top 10 at the FD Gazellen Awards 2016

Earlier this year Highside was nominated for a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award. We're now pleased to announce the news that Highside has been recognised again; this time selected as…

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Highside nominated as one of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50

We’re honoured to share the news that we’ve been nominated as one of the 50 fastest growing tech companies in the Netherlands. This nomination gives us the trust that we’ve…

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The message API feature update July 2016

Two-factor Authentication Our API platform is used by a large number of customers for Two-factor Authentication (2FA). For them we send about 1.000.000 2FA massages per day. For those who…

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2FA, the new standard is there

Lessons learned from hacks Hackers did some teaching of how it should not be done last years. The PlayStation Network was hacked, Apple tech support gave hackers access to iCloud…

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Highside telecom infographic

Highside from 2002 till the end of 2015 Highside has a rich history in telecom starting at 2002 and rapidly developed the last years to a stable telecom partner with…

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Mobile World Congress 2016

Highside will exhibit at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona from the 22nd till the 25th of February 2016. Voice API platform At this event we will be presenting our…

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SMS services

With the SMS services, Highside has extended their services portfolio. From now on we’re not only a telecom provider, but a message provider as well. Regarding the request of many…

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Brand new website

At Highside Telecom we’re not only constantly developing our network and services. Our presentation sometimes needs a update as well. Therefore we’re happy to announce the brand new Highside telecom…

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