USSD code API

Symbiotic | USSD code APIUnstructured Supplementary Service Data is a technology used by the network to send information between a mobile phone and an application on the network. Unlike SMS, which is store and forward based, USSD establishes a real time session between mobile handset and application handling the service. USSD allows you to push and pull information via codes starting with * (asterisk) and ending with # (hash). Prepaid mobile subscribers are familiar with the use of USSD,  often used to check airtime balances, buy mobile data bundles or in mobile banking service experiences. You can deploy one off or highly interactive user experiences

Generally the USSD functionality is implemented in the following modes:

USSD codes are available in multiple markets where we operate and the only prerequisite is that a Black Box Enterprise VAS account be opened and maintained for the duration of engagement.

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