Originally Posted by amargarit
So you are saying it is better to get a Pin message for alerts instead of SMS. My question is, SMS is not sent imeditedly, to the BB being it goes through the carrier. Would it be better to set up the server to send via pin instead? I am asking because, my manager wanted to know which would be faster regarding alerts.
I think 99% of the time it is going to be a wash. Carrier SMSCs are usually pretty reliable a provide near instant delivery of SMS'. At the same time RIM's NOC is pretty reliable most of the time too, though remember you can't get a PIN if you only have GSM coverage where as you can get an SMS.