API customers can now send messages up to 612 characters long. If you exceed 160 characters you automatically covert to concatenation sending, this has the following connotations. Each message consists of a 153 character ‘chunk’ (not 160 chars) the extra characters are used to glue the messages together. Therefore a message that is 307 characters long will require 3 messages to send.
The API xml response has also be updated to include the element:
This element contains the number of credits used for that message send.
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