SMS::Send::UK::AA - Send SMS messages using Andrews and Arnold's gateway


version 0.005


  use SMS::Send;

  my $sender = SMS::Send->new("UK::AA",
    _login    => '0123xxxxxx',
    _password => 'secret');

  my $sent = $sender->send_sms(
    text => 'y u no txt bak',
    to   => '+44 7xxx xxxxx'

  if($sent) {
    say "Message successfully sent";


This is a SMS::Send compatible module that sends using the UK based provider Andrews and Arnold Ltd (A&A). You will need a VoIP account with A&A in order to use this module.



Sends an SMS. The return value will evaluate in boolean context to a false value, but will stringify to a useful message. It also has a status_line method which will return a one line status.


Certain private parameters not part of SMS::Send's API are implemented by this module. They all begin with an underscore (_). See the A&A docs for full details if not explained here.

Constructor parameters

  • _login

    If using a VoIP line, must be provided, your A&A VoIP username (usually your phone number). Not required for direct to SIM delivery.

  • _password

    Must be provided, either the password associated with the above, or the SMS password configured along with your SIM.

  • _endpoint

    Set to the URI of an endpoint implementing this interface if a different endpoint to the default is needed. This module defaults to, if for some reason SSL doesn't work for you, you might want to set it to the non-SSL version.

  • _ssl_verify

    Set to a false value to disable SSL verification. This will automatically be disabled if you supply a HTTP URI above.

send_sms parameters

These parameters may be provided to either the constructor or the send_sms method.

  • _limit

    Limit number of parts.

  • _costcentre

    Reported on XML bill.

  • _private

    Do not show the text on the bill.

  • _oa

    Set a specific sender.

  • _originator

    Set a specific sender (same as oa, for backwards compatiblity).

  • _udh

    User data header, in hex.



David Leadbeater <>


This software is copyright (c) 2011 by David Leadbeater.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.