You can now enable two-way SMS text messaging on all Plivo toll-free phone numbers in the United States.
Plivo delivers text messages with the lowest latency, highest delivery rates, and most affordable prices in the market. Our toll-free phone numbers use the same powerful SMS API as our SMS long codes and SMS short codes. It’s easy to create SMS campaigns on your existing voice-enabled toll-free phone numbers without migrating subscribers to a new phone number.
Toll-free SMS is an excellent alternative for A2P (application-to-person) traffic. Any business can now send A2P text messages on any toll-free phone number in the US. You can instantly provision a Plivo toll-free number, and enabling a phone numbers for SMS is easy. Instead of waiting months for a SMS short code to be enabled, you can start sending toll-free messages within 48 hours.
Here’s how short codes and toll-free, our two A2P SMS phone number offerings in the United States, compare:
|Accepted Traffic Type||Application-to-Person (A2P)||Application-to-Person (A2P)|
|Price per Month||$1,000 – $1,500||$1|
|Additional Network Fees||Extra||Free|
|Application Process||12 Weeks||2 Days|
|Handset Delivery Reports||No||Yes|
|Long SMS Concatenation||Yes||Yes|
|Real-Time SMS Alerts and Logs||Yes||Yes|