Background

Bulletin regularly updates Messenger, adding new features; making improvements to current features and functionality and applying fixes to issues identified pro-actively and via feedback from our valued customers. The below table provides an overview of these updates. The Content column provides the main change/s per release and is by no means a conclusive list of changes.


Major Version

Release Date

Content

26

1 May 2017

  • Complete overhaul of UI for Bulletin instance;
  • Complete overhaul of address book functionality.

27

22 May 2017

  • Keyword management with dedicated numbers;
  • Upgrade of an Australian Carrier instance.

28

3 Jul 2017

  • Facebook Messenger integration 

29

1 Aug 2017

  • Improvements to new UI based on customer feedback.

30

25 Sep 2017

  • Realm admin and monthly message quota functionality (MessageMedia USA request);
  • Delivery of MessageMedia USA instance, comprising:
    • MessageMedia Branded realm for enterprise customers;
    • Ability to white-label additional realms to suit customers’ requirements;
    • Dedicated WholesaleSMS realm.

31

30 Oct 2017

  • Improvements to new address book functionality based on customer feedback.

32

30 Jan 2018

  • File downloads via SMS;
  • Google Translate integration;
  • Upgrade of a New Zealand Carrier's instance (from 2014 version).

33

26 Mar 2018

  • Completion of Keyword management functionality, incl processing of MOs sent via shared numbers.
  • (This included moving all customers from the legacy Campaigner application to using keyword management within Messenger.)

34

16 Apr 2018

  • Change consistent naming and identifying of the user through different Bulletin applications (Provisioning, Billing, Connect, etc.) and via different realms
  • Bug fixes and Improvements

35

28 May 2018

  • Second part of changing consistent naming and identification of the Bulletin user
  • Improvements to MSISDN verification; Keyword Processing and Campaigner Forward2email

36

18 Jun 2018

  • Bug fixes and Improvements
  • First part of changes to Keyword Management Phase II

37

16 Jul 2018

  • Bug fixes and Improvements
  • Second part of changes to Keyword Management Phase II

38

14 Aug 2018

  • Final changes to Keyword Management Phase II
  • Improvements to Historical and Keyword Reporting

39

17 Sep 2018
  • Enable Bulk Importing of Contacts
  • Various improvements to User Reporting

40

6 Nov 2018
  • Improvement to verification codes on sign-up
  • Fix to timeout issue on Database connections
41
16 Nov 2018
  • Provide the option to block both Inbound and Outbound messages
  • A UI change to make blocking easier
42
30 Nov 2018
  • Creation of a new User Role type
  • Fix to a slow response issue on Bulk Send
43
Future release
  • Applying fixes to various sign-up issues
  • Simplifying User Settings Update experience
44
Future release
  • Complete removal of the Chat functionality
  • Various payment page improvements