iText was developed and is run by
smsweb (Pty) Ltd.
smsweb provides schools with an SMS messaging service, and with more than 300 schools across
the country we are always attuned to the needs of our schools.
We affect the lives of over 200,000 learners, and currently send over a million messages a month to parents and
teachers across South Africa. The goal of our company is to increase communication between schools and parents.
Parental involvement in a child's life and school work is one of the most important factors in the success of a
child at school.
‘Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.’
By using our technology, schools have been able to reduce truancy, improve discipline and increase parent
Apart from our SMS messaging service, we have also developed solutions such as:
PornBlocker - enabling parents to block their children's cell phones from accessing
CRS - a solution allowing SMS replies from parents in lieu of the traditional tear-off slip
in school circulars.
Send-by-Cell - a service allowing schools to remain in contact with parents during power
outages, when away on school tours or just away from a PC.
SMSWEB PRO - a web based bulk SMS messaging solution for businesses, clubs and other