What are some alternatives?
When comparing Textlocal and MessageMedia, you can also consider the following products
Twilio - Brings voice and messaging to your web and mobile applications.
Avochato - Text messaging for your business.
Nexmo - Nexmo is a simple two way SMS API with global reach and wholesale rates
TextMagic - TextMagic is a business text-messaging service for sending notifications, alerts, reminders, confirmations and SMS marketing campaigns.
Clockwork SMS - Clockwork is an Easy Text Message API. An SMS API for Developers. Build powerful apps and include SMS. Signup is free, Try it now.
SimpleTexting - SimpleTexting offers SMS and text marketing services for companies of all sizes.