Virtual Mobile Number (LongCode / SIM Hosting) is a reception mechanism used to receive SMS messages using a 10 digit long code number. Long code SMS service is available in two modes.
Dedicated long code is the mechanism to receive all incoming SMS received on a dedicated longcode number.
Ex: Compose <Message> and sent to 9611404142
Shared long code is the cheapest mechanism to receive SMS and it works on the basis of keyword (keyword is a unique word which is assigned to the long code number).
Ex: Compose <Keyword> <Message> and sent to 9611404142