Plivo is the #1 Bandwidth alternative
Learn why thousands of businesses choose Plivo’s messaging and voice APIs as an alternative to Bandwidth:
  • Award-winning CPaaS solutions that power better customer engagement
  • Recognized as the #1 Leader in Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Global CPaaS 2023
  • Featured on Inc.’s 2023 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies
  • Trusted by thousands of businesses as the leading alternative to Bandwidth
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SMS API Platform
Plivo’s SMS API Keeps Customers Informed and Takes the Pressure off the Call Center
 

“Anytime we've ever reached out to Plivo for any questions, we get responses quickly and with answers that make sense.”
— Jacob Martinez, Ecommerce Project Manager at Deckers

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Top 3 reasons customers choose Plivo
It’s easy to migrate your SMS/MMS application from Bandwidth to Plivo
 

This technical comparison between the Bandwidth and Plivo APIs will help you with a seamless migration.

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  • Supports sending messages and making voice calls to 130 more countries.
  • Enterprise-grade Premium Communication Network boasts an uptime of 99.99%.
  • G2 users rate Plivo higher for ease of setup and ease of use
  • Superior onboarding with a dedicated solutions architect guiding your integrations.
  • Provides industry-leading support services including email, Slack, and phone support.
  • Offers competitive and scalable volume-based discounts and pricing options.
Looking for a Bandwidth alternative?</br>See the Plivo difference
Looking for a Bandwidth alternative?</br>See the Plivo difference
FAQs About Plivo as a Bandwidth Alternative
 
 

If you’re used to Bandwidth, you’ll find Plivo’s API structures, implementation mechanisms, SMS message processing, and MMS message processing familiar. Read a blog post on Bandwidth migration guide that compares the code snippets you’d use to send SMS and MMS messages with both platforms.

You can use your existing phone numbers by porting them to Plivo without any interruption to your customers. Visit our documentation to learn more about number porting.

Plivo offers trial accounts in order to let you test out Plivo services for free. We provide you with free credits to send messages, make calls, purchase phone numbers, and receive SMS messages and voice calls.

Yes. Plivo offers guided onboarding, premium support plans, and customized rates to businesses on annual agreements that start at $750 per month. Contact our sales team to discuss annual agreements.

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Plivo’s messaging and voice APIs let organizations programmatically send and receive text messages, make voice calls, browser and app-based calling, and voice OTP.
Alerts and notifications

Alerts and notifications

Send critical information to customers

Two-factor authentication

Two-factor authentication

Secure your apps with one-time passwords

Text marketing

Text marketing

Engage customers and prospects

Conference calling

Conference calling

Connect multiple people on a single call

Call forwarding

Call forwarding

Send calls to your home or office

IVR and autoresponders

IVR and autoresponders

Build powerful menus to route calls intelligently

Surveys

Surveys

Get immediate customer feedback

SIP trunking

SIP trunking

Cloud SIP trunking for your VOIP infrastructure