Kindly be noted that Yakoon will block the user's account with no credits or money refund and without notice in case of unauthorized use of the service. As per Yakoon's Terms and Conditions you agreed not to: Transmit through the Service unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, adult, obscene or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature.
Dear Customers, we regret to inform you that Turkcell operator is not covered anymore due to new rules in Turkey.
Dear customers, kindly be noted that only alpha sender is supported for Turkey. messages with numeric sender ID will not be delivered.
Dear Customers, if you would like to test and send your traffic to Turkey operators via our local route which is direct linked to Turkey operator, please email us to email@example.com
Dear Customers, due to withdrawal limitations for non-CIS countries by LiqPay we are not accepting LiqPay anymore. We are sorry for any inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding.
Dear Customers, you are kindly requested to use only alpha sender ID when you send to Lebanon. the delivery of sms with numeric sender ID is not guaranteed.
our current route to Ukraine supports international numeric sender. you are kindly requested to use the full international numeric form (380XXXXXXXXX).
please be noted that dynamic Alpha sender ID is available and supported to K'Cell - Kazakhstan.
Dear Customers, to guarantee the delivery of your sms with numeric sender ID, please make sure not to add Ukraine code (380) to the number used as sender. you have to use only Ukraine local number as sender ID.
Please don't use country code in the Sender ID while sending your sms to Ukraine. Wrong: 38067XXXXXX. Correct: 067XXXXXX
Please find the new pricing below for any order above 10K credits:
Zain & Viva at 12 fils per sms.
Wataniya at 16.2 fils per sms.
Dear Customers, Herewith we inform you about a service interruption for SMS MT-traffic to Kuwait.
Reason: Unplanned maintenance work on SMS-Gateway.
Effect: SMS to Kuwait networks will be delivered with delay.
All MT messages will be queued at the Yakoon SMS-Gateway.
All messages will be delivered after the connection is available again.
Sorry for causing any inconvenience.
Dear Customers, kindly be noted that each sms sent to Zain & Viva will cost you 13 Kuwaiti fils, and sms sent to Wataniya will cost you 17.55 Kuwaiti fils for any order above 10000 credits.
we wish you a prosperous and happy new year. and due to new year holidays, orders delivery period will be increased from 24 hours to 48 hours for 1 week. thank you.
Dear Kuwait Customers,Kindly be informed that Kuwait Prices have increased.Each SMS to Wataniya will deduct 1.3 credits from your balance effective from today.
Dear Customers! We resolved problems with emails at Yakoon. Please note if you do not hear from us during 24hours, you need to resend your message or contact us via phone. We are sorry for any possible inconvenience and thank you for cooperation.
During last hours we are not able to send or receive emails. We are investigating the issue with our hosting provider. You can contact us directly via help desk at http://support.yakoon.com (submit ticket option) or send us sms.
Yakoon moved website and SMS gateways to its new server and because of DNS updates we are expecting some downtime or temporary problems with emails.. Kindly report us your problems immediately. Please note if you do not hear from us during 24hours, you need to resend your message or contact us via phone. We are sorry for any possible inconvenience and thank you for cooperation.
We are excited to inform you that Yakoon's databases are running now on a new hardware and upgraded to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2. We are expecting significant speed increase. And We are planning to move website to the new server in the next couple of days and expecting some downtime due to DNS update.
Kindly be noted that long sms is not available currently for bulks sent to Kuwait destination.
credits will be deducted but delivery is not guaranteed. please reduce your messages to only 1 credit when you send bulk sms to kuwait.
Please be informed that Zain-Kuwait is covered starting from today.
Yakon Mobile SMS - JavaME (Java2ME) application is designed to send sms from mobile phone.
please be noted that prefixes (7952) and (79015)are not covered until further notice.
Kindly be noted that Zain-Kuwait is not available until further notice.
Due to technical problem in the connection, few defined senderID may not work properly only to Zain operator. we are working on this issue, and you'll be notified whenever problem is solved.
We had a disturbance with some of our services during the last few hours, we hope it didn’t cause you any major inconvenience. The maintenance's done, you can restart your traffic.
please be noted that our current route for TurkCell supports only numeric sender ID for the time being.
until further notice, messages with alpha sender ID will fail to be delivered.
Kindly be informed that we updated contact page. Contact phone number has been changed and mobile for contacts via sms has been added.
Kindly be informed that we updated Yakoon Web SMS and online address book. Now you can import / export your contacts to / from the different formats and send SMS from our website to the groups from your online address book.
There is an issue with e-mail delivery from @yakoon to @mail.ru servers (mail.ru, inbox.ru, bk.ru, list.ru). Please use althernative e-mails, for example gmail.com.
We are investigating the issue with mail.ru.
You can contact us directly via helpdesk at http://support.yakoon.com.
Dear Customers,we are delighted to offer you special discount to Ukraine,Saudi Arabia,Bahrain,Syria and India.
Each SMS will cost only 0.5 credits effective from today!
You can start your traffic to kuwait using senderID ( Greetings ) as it's activated now.
To guarantee the delivery of your messages to Kazakhstan K''Cell, please use only numeric sender id.
messages sent with alpha sender id will not be received.
Dear Customers! Today we banned 15 accounts of Nigerian PayPal scammers and decided block SMS traffic to Nigeria. We are sorry for any inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding.
Would you like to advertise using Yakoon database that covers all middle east countries?
we have great offer for you.
contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
or : +965 66846096
Kindly be informed that Turkey Turkcell Operator has implemented filtering sender ID mechanism as currently they accept only International sender ID and reject alphanumeric sender ID. please make sure you are using only international sender id to guarantee the delivery of your sms.
Kindly be informed that KNET payment is available currently for Kuwait debit card holders.
Kindly be informed that Vodafone-Egypt is available only for business traffic.
for further information please contact: email@example.com.
Kindly be informed that we have currently Direct Connection with STC.If you would like to send Bulk SMS to Saudi Arabia,You are kindly requested to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org to define your desired sender ID. Our special offer is still available for KSA, each sms will cost only 0.5 credit.
We are glad to inform you, that Yakoon Server running now on .NET Framework 3.5 Service pack 1 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008. .NET 3.5 SP1 includes significant performance improvements and we expecting 10-40% faster application startup improvements.. The new version of SQL Server offers a host of new features and enhancements that promise to improve performance and increase security.
We are glad to inform you, that 7922, 79041, 7985 prefixes working now. If you find any problems - please report back.
Please always test the required sms networks before you make the purchase or send bulk sms.
UMC Ukraine is online.
Please always test the required sms networks before you make the purchase or send bulk sms.
Dear customers! Kindly be informed that sms to UMC Ukraine: 38050, 38066, 38095, 38099 - temporary down. We are investigating the issue with our SMSC.
We are glad to inform you, that payments via LiqPay (PrivatBank project) is accepted now. LiqPay allows easily send money from Visa or MasterCard cards to virtual account linked to a mobile phone number, which allows you to send money to other phone numbers, withdraw money from Liqpay system to your card or leave money at your account and use them later.
Payment system Liqpay has the highest security level. Every transaction is to be proved by dynamic password, which comes in the form of SMS to your mobile phone number. Security of Liqpay is proved by GoDaddy Secure Web Site, Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode certificates. Please read more on liqpay.com
We offer instant automatic delivery with this system. Minimal purchase is 25 credits.
Kindly be informed that payments via KNET are not accepted anymore.
Kindly be informed that Zain -Jordan accepts only numeric sender ID. any message with alpha sender ID will not be delivered to Zain contact numbers in Jordan.
It's our pleasure to offer you a special discount (KD 0.011 per sms)for purchases over 100K to be sent to Kuwait-Wataniya and all KSA operators.
for further information please email: email@example.com
We would like to announce that during the New Year's vacation support will not be available from 29.12.08 till 07.01.09
please be informed that we are facing technical problems with the SMSC, you are kindly requested to test before sending.
kindly be informed that effective from the date of this announcement and until further notice, SMS sent to Wataniya-Kuwait should be with numeric senderID, otherwise it won't be received.
Dear Customers! Our SSL centrificate has been updated and for technical reasons we cant accept KNET orders right now. It's must be resolved during next day. We are sorry for any inconveniences.
Kindly do not forget to add (9) to Zain numbers and (6) to Watanya's numbers before sending messages.
Kindly be informed that ZAIN-Kuwait is blocked currently, please stop your traffic until further notice.
From this moment please use same email for Yakoon and PayPal, otherwise your order will be cancelled and your Yakoon account banned without notice! How do I change my email address?
We are fighthing again scammers. Thank you for understanding.
SMS search by part of Mobile and Sender ID was added to the admin interface of the Yakoon website.
Kindly be informed that effective from the date of this announcement, both operators in Kuwait will cost you one credit per each SMS.
Kindly be informed that Kuwait is online again.
please note that for Wataniya each SMS will cost you one credit, but for Zain each SMS will cost you 1.25 credits.
Dear Customers, Czech Republic is online. We did some routing changes to Belarus. Please report if any problems appear. Please always test the required SMS networks before you make the purchase or send bulk SMS.
Dear Customers, all operators in Turkey and Yugoslavia are online. Please always test the required sms networks before you make the purchase or send bulk sms.
Dear customers, we are glad to inform you that all Ukrainian, Russian and Latvian operators are online. Dynamic ID's for Kyivstar (Ukraine) works as well. Special attention - Astelite (Ukraine) is online as well. Please always test the required sms network before you make the purchase or send bulk sms.
Dear customers, we want to inform you, that MTS - Ukraine is not available.
Dear customers, we are glad to inform you, that such operators are online again:
1. Uraltel - Russia
2. MTS - Ukraine
3. Chunghwa Telecom LDM - Taiwan
4. Vodacom Group Pty Ltd. - South Africa
5. Mobile Telephone Networks (Pty) Ltd. - South Africa
6. Singapore Telecom Mobile Pte.Ltd - Singapore
7. Omantel - Oman
8. MTN Nigeria - Nigeria
9. Malitel SA - Mali
10.Madacom SA - Madagascar
11.Reliance Telecom Ltd. (West Bengal, Orissa, Bihar, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh) - India
12.IDEA Cellular Ltd. (Gujarat, Harayana, Maharashtra, New Delhi, UP-West) - India
13.Aircel Cellular Ltd. (Chennai) - India
14.SmarTone Mobile Comms. Ltd. - Hong Kong
15.Cosmote - Mobile Telecommunications S.A. - Greece
16.Rogers Wireless Inc - Canada
17.Microcell Telecommunications - Canada
18.Cosmo Bulgaria Mobile EAD - Bulgaria
19.TIM Brasil - Brazil
Wataniya-KUWAIT - temporary down. We apologize for possible inconveniences.
Dear Customers, kindly be informed that our telephone lines will not be available starting from today untill further notice. Would you have any inquiry or complain, please dont hesitate to email us: firstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com.
Kindly be informed that our services for WATANIYA-Kuwait is available now. We are sorry for any inconvenience and Thank you for your understanding.
This is to inform you that alphanumeric sender ID with Kyivstar doesn't work anymore. Please use numeric sender id with this operator.
Dear Customers, destinations to Russia and Ukraine (except Astelite-Life) is working now. Sorry for the delay and thank your for your understanding.
We are sorry to inform you that Yakoon will stop its services for the next days starting from the date of this annoucement. We'll be back ASAP.
Dear Customers! We do appologize for any inconvenience you have faced in the last days due to technical maintence at Yakoon. And we are glad to inform you that we are back with better services!
Kindly be informed that our services will be unavailable starting from today. Yakoon services will be available in few days. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
We would like to announce that during the New Year's vacation, our office in Kuwait will be out of duty as follows: Dept: (wire transfer, Arabic support, phone support & sales), Period: (28.12.07 till 05.01.08) English and Russian offices: Dept: (technical support), Period: (29.12.07 till 07.01.08) Performance of orders on Web Money and Pay Pal will be carried out within 48 hours.
To have better quality of service that you will be satisfied with, kindly note that Yakoon will not cover MTC Kuwait (ZAIN) starting from the date of this annoucement untill further notice. Wataniya and other worldwide destinations will keep covered as usual.
To increase the level of security we recommend You to change Your account password periodically.
Dear Customers, KUWAIT-MTC (Zain) Operator is working now. Sorry for the delay, and thank your for your understanding.
Dear Customers, Kindly be noted that you can use PayPal services again. Sorry for any inconvenience in the last few weeks.
We regret to inform you that Kuwait MTC (ZAIN) Operator is currently blocked. So, effective from the date and time of this annoucement we are not responsible about any failed credits sent to ZAIN contact numbers.
Meanwhile, our team is working on this problem that we hope to be solved as soon as possible.
Sorry for any inconvinience.
Kindly be noted that Sender ID may take 11 characters between letters and numbers.
PS: Sender ID may take letters and numbers together in condition to start with a letter all the time. Symbols ,dot or spaces are never allowed, otherwise the sms will be deducted from your account and won't be sent neither refunded.
We do appologize for any inconvenience you have faced in the last days due to some technical problems at Yakoon.
And we are glad to inform you that we are back with better services!
Dear customers! We are glad to inform you, that payments via PayPal (Credit Cards: Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Discover. Debit Cards: Visa, MasterCard) accepted now.
A new version Yakoon 22.214.171.124 is now available. Few bugs has been fixed in this version.
Attention! A new version Yakoon 126.96.36.199 is now available.
1.Change email feature fixed.
1.Sender ID validation
Dear customers! We are glad to inform you, that payments on KNET are now accepted again. We are sorry for any inconveniences.
Attention! A new version is now available. You need to download the new version Yakoon-2 188.8.131.52 to work with the service. You can see Your current version in the program menu Help - About.
For getaway: sms.yakoon.com instead of 003U11YFD.maximumasp.com
To export all contacts from the old software version to the new one, just copy Yakoon\profiles folder into new installation folder. It will pickup all automatically. (For example C:\Program Files\Yakoon\profiles)
Important: after updating the version you have to reset the password.
Also we inform you, that payments on KNET temporarily are not accepted. The payment system will be restored in few days. Thanks for understanding.
Kindly be informed that our services will be unaviable starting from today. As we promised, we are moving to the new server, and Yakoon updated services will be available in few days. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Dear Clients we would like to inform you that Yakoon’s new office is now located in Kuwait - Salhia - Salhia Street - Al Majarra Complex (behind Souk Al kabeer) 10th floor. For more information you can call us on : (965) 2413911
Technical support in Russian and forum replies will be unavailable from June, 25th till July, 22nd due to the due to the vacations of the personnel in charge.
We would like to inform you that starting from the 23th of June 07 our phone lines are available again. Excuse for inconvenience caused to you.
Dear Customers! We are glad to inform you, that transferring databases on a new powerful server is successfully completed. Excuse for inconvenience caused to you during transferring.
We would like to inform you that starting from the 2nd of June 07 our phone lines will be temporary unavailable because of shifting our office to a new place and we will inform you as soon as we re-activate our phone lines, so for any complains or inquiries kindly don’t hesitate to
Contact us via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and /or email@example.com
Thank you for understanding.
Due to increased load on the database server, our service was unstable in the last few days. We appologize for the temporary inconvenience you have faced, and we inform you that we are transferring Yakoon database to a new powerful server presently.
MTC Kuwait is accessible only with SenderID without a point. Messages with SenderID with a point will not be delivered. Correctly - "yakooncom", incorrectly - "yakoon.com"
Dear customers! Payments on Moneybookers temporarily are not accepted. The system of payments will be restored in some days. Thanks for understanding.
Dear customers! During the holidays from April, 29th to May, 2nd and on May, 9th, orders placed these days in systems WebMoney and Moneybookers will be delivered on May, 3rd and on May, 10th, 2007. We apologize for possible inconveniences.
MTC-KUWAIT, ASTELITE-UKRAINE, LATVIA, ITALIA - temporary down. We apologize for possible inconveniences.
Dear customers! During the holidays on April, 8-9th, orders placed these days in systems WebMoney and Moneybookers will be delivered on April, 10th, 2007. We apologize for possible inconveniences.
Dear Customers! MTC-KUWAIT, ASTELITE-UKRAINE, TELE2-LATVIA ( only 37126xx) and BITE-LATVIA (only 37127xx) - are now available again. ASTELITE-UKRAINE have fixed Sender ID and don't support delivery notification.
Dear Customers! From this moment SMS status sent to the destinations which marked as 'Offline' in our coverage list will be automatically marked to 'Failed' and cost for this mobile will be 0. Coverage map for this moment is not accurate and will be updated soon.
Due to scam with money requests via Moneybookers, accounts which send money requests instead of payments via Moneybookers will be banned.
Due to scam with code-protected transactions via WebMoney, all code-protected transactions will be declined and accounts involved banned. Please note, transactions via Webmoney must contain order number and must not contain protection code.
Because of the reference of operator INDOSAT, sending SMS to Indonesia using SenderID - "INDOSAT" is forbidden and it will be blocked at the stage of sending.
Sending SMS to India use only SenderID - "yakoon", all SMS sent to India with another SenderID will not be delivered.
We would like to announce that during the New Year's vacation, our office in Kuwait will be out of duty as follows:
Dept: (wire transfer, Arabic support, phone support & sales), Period: (28.12.06 till 05.01.07)
English and Russian offices:
Dept: (technical support), Period: (29.12.06 till 07.01.07)
Performance of orders on Web Money and Moneybookers will be carried out within 48 hours.
Dear Customers! If you have problems or questions about using our software, you can visit our Help center, where all the Flash and FAQ's pages have been updated.
Dear Customers ... kindly be informed that your sms purchasing by Moneybookers and WebMoney during the period 5-10 will be delivered to your account on 11th December 2006.
From 23.11.06 messages to Russia and Ukraine will be send by a new route. If you have problems with delivering your messages to a recipient, please send the following information to our support centre: your login, date of sending sms, recipient mobile, network operator name, network operator code. Thanks for your partnership.
We would like to announce about Yakoon Affiliate Program that allows customers to make money online. Become Yakoon affiliate and generate revenue from your traffic or Get FREE SMS credits!
Yakoon is glad to announce that their customers can send a message to as many as 20000 recipients simultaneously through a single click
Yakoon's customers have a choice to export their SMS history from Yakoon's Web to CSV text or an Excel file.
Web SMS address book limit has been increaced to 10000 contacts. Some minor interface improvements were also added.
News system that will keep you up-to-date about all our latest products, discounts and team offers.
Now you can be sure you are first with news about the Yakoon. We promise to keep you up to date with all of our latest news, let you know the ways that you can get involved and make you aware of new developments on yakoon.com.
News system will be integrated with Yakoon-3.
Do you have any questions about our services? Yakoon has just released a new F.A.Q. pages that are available to all current and future customers.
We would like to announce that a new service has been activated, its the reseller program that allows customers to buy bulk SMS from Yakoon at a lower price then sell it again to their own customers at the price they decide. Yakoon SMS Reseller Program - Become Rich In 3 Easy Steps!
Yakoon-3 Alpha (184.108.40.206) under testing and development.
Yakoon-3 Alpha version (220.127.116.11) goes live.
WAP Push is a specially formatted message in which the header is linked to a WAP address, the compatible mobile handset automatically gives you the option of accessing the WAP content on your handset when you receive a WAP Push. This WAP Push directs you to a WAP address where contents are stored and ready for viewing or downloading onto your handset, this WAP address may be a page or a Web-site.
WAP Push applications are used in the delivery of the related-mobile contents such as polyphonic ring-tones, java mobile games, applets, weather forecasts and stock price alerts, color screensavers, picture messages, incoming email alerts, advertising campaigns etc...
WAP Push offers the immediate and tangible benefits to the mobile network operators, their subscribers, third party content and service providers alike.
For Kuwait debit card holders only: we would like to inform you that Kuwait Finance House has joined the Payment Gateway with KNET. KFH debit cards are now accepted for online payments.
Yakoon's Mobile 2-Way SMS is designed to receive SMS without having to use a SIM Card or GSM Terminal solution.
Brings intelligence to your SMS services. People who receive an SMS from you are now able to reply directly via SMS. You can get your own personal global number for a convenient price.
Incoming messages are routed to the application via Yakoon Software, Web-based Interface, HTTP-GET, HTTP-POST or SOAP protocols.
This means that incoming messages (MO messages) can be managed by your own software or database, giving total control.
We have decreased our prices by a percentage up to 20%. For further information please visit Pricing page.
Yakoon 2-Way SMS Alpha under testing.
Yakoon-2 version (18.104.22.168) goes live
Yakoon-2 version (22.214.171.124) goes live.
Yakoon-2 version (126.96.36.199) goes live.
Yakoon Web SMS Alpha version goes live.
Yakoon-2 version (188.8.131.52) goes live
Another Yakoon-2 version (184.108.40.206) goes live
Yakoon launch yet another payment solution - Moneybookers.
Yakoon launch yet another payment solution - WebMoney
Yakoon-2 Beta version goes live.
Marketing Team increased with the appointment of a promoter.
Yakoon-2 Alpha version goes live.
Yakoon's Bulk sms gateway commence
Yakoon-2 Internal testing commence.
Yakoon launch e-commerce online payment system.
K-Net payment launched for Kuwaity customers.
07.02.2004 - 13.02.2004 Yakoon participate in Info Connect 2004 Exhibition, Kuwait.
With Yakoon's Bulk SMS Solution you can send personalized SMS messages to your contact database. Integrate your applications to our SMS Gateway, send via Web SMS or download our SMS Software for free. You will enjoy wholesale pricing, extensive reporting and free credits for testing.
ASP.NET is a technology for building powerful, dynamic Web applications and is part of the .NET Framework. It is significantly more stable, and runs much faster than older programming technologies, opening up new possibilities for web development.
GlobalSign issues Yakoon's security certificate
Yakoon global sms provider upgrades security, reliability and speed with new web hosting - MaximumASP.
Yakoon attended global messaging congress 2003 - London UK