Topic FrontlineSMS 
A free open source software used to distribute and collect information via text messages (SMS). The software can work without an internet connection and with only a cell phone and computer. It enables users to connect a range of mobile devices to a computer to send and receive SMS text messages. The software works without an internet connection by connecting a device such as a cell phone or GSM modem with a local phone number. It can send and receive messages, group contacts, respond to messages, and trigger other events. If internet access is available, it can be connected to online SMS services and set up to feed incoming messages to other web or e-mail services. It includes different features which enable messages to be filtered by keyword, or allows the submission of java based forms with FrontlineSMS Forms.  (Ref: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FrontlineSMS & www.FrontLineSMS.com )

Example uses = Group Communication, Health services, Education, Campaign, Feedback, Field Data Tracking, Subscription, Reminders and Alerts, Emergency Care, Referrals, Mobilization, Status Updates, etc…

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