Enhanced Messaging Service - An EMS-enabled mobile phone can send and receive messages that have special text formatting (such as bold or italic), animations, pictures, icons, sound effects and special ring tones. EMS messages that are sent to devices that do not support it will be displayed as SMS transmissions. EMS is a cross-industry collaboration between Ericsson, Motorola, Siemens and Alcatel, among others.
A 4-byte hexadecimal error code style is used in the SAP Mobile Services message hub. There are both internal and external error codes, that is, codes that are sent to the customers and codes that are only used internally. The database table STATUS is used to describe the error codes.
External Short Message Entity.
Eastern Standard Time - EST is 5 hours behind of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), that is, it's time offset is UTC-5.