January 22, 2018 By Thejaswini Ramachandra 2 min read

IBM Cloud Push Notification – Now available in Washington Region

We are pleased to announce the availability of Push Notification Service in US- East Washington region. This service is already available in US-South Dallas, EU-GB London, EU-DE Frankfurt & AU-SYD regions.

Push Notification Service provides unified API’s to send real time notifications to mobile and web applications at scale. You can leverage an intuitive dashboard or rich set of REST API’s to send notifications to segment of users, individual user or all users. It helps manage device registrations, subscriptions and push notification mediator relationships letting you focus on engaging with your user base by sending notifications.

If you are a new user to IBM Cloud, then you could sign up for a free lite account and leverage the lite plan this service offers to send allowed number notifications at no cost.

Key Capabilities :

Web Push Notifications

You can send notifications to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari Browsers and Chrome Apps & Extensions in addition to Android and iOS devices

Monitor Notification Performance

You can view reports on number of notifications sent, list of devices registered and analyze information on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. You can also get stats on number of notifications seen, sent, invalid and opened. You can also configure web hooks to be informed about events in app life cycle and message processing

Leverage notification enhancements from Mobile OS vendors

You can use Push Notification Service to send silent & interactive notifications. We also support latest notification enhancements like Rich media , actionable notifications for iOS, Expandable notifications for Android to name a few

Send notifications with Cloud Functions

Push Notification is available as Cloud Function action to facilitate sending notifications in a serverless sequence

References :

Documentation

Video Channel

Get Started Today with our rich tutorials :

Native iOS Mobile Push Notification

Native Android Mobile Push Notification

Hybrid Mobile Push Notification

Mobile With Serverless

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