Looking for an alternative to Nexmo?
More than 70,000 customers rely on Plivo to deliver better customer communications at much lower costs.
For almost five years, we’ve relied on Plivo for high-quality global calls with customers. Their reliability and ease of use helps us provide fast,uninterrupted service to our customers.
Eden Amirav, CEO and Co-founder - Lending Express
Best SMS delivery rates
We connect directly with carriers and local networks to provide quick and consistent delivery of your SMS messages to 190+ countries.
Familiar APIs to build with
Build quickly and scale rapidly without relearning the APIs. Work with familiar APIs and XML code to integrate seamlessly.
25% cost savings
Simple, transparent, pay-as-you-go pricing. Our customers save up to 25% by paying only for volume and not for technical support, storage, call recording, or any other hidden fees.
Reliable voice infrastructure
Our geo-distributed PoPs, in-country carrier connections, and intelligent routing ensure low latency on your calls to any destination in the world.
SMS — Text Messages
|Call Recording and Storage||Free||$500/month||100%|
|Local Phone Numbers||$0.80/month||$1.08/month||26%|
- Global Delivery NetworkWe partner with multiple Tier 1 and local carriers for every destination across 190+ countries to provide a robust network with global reach.
- Predictable SMS DeliveryAdaptive SMS routing, intelligent carrier-based message queueing, number pooling, and internal optimizations for US toll-free and local SMS ensure over 99% delivery of your messages across our network.
- Ease of Integration and ScalingIntegrate Plivo quickly by working with familiar APIs and XML code or by using PHLO. Easily fix integration issues using advanced debugging tools. Scale your traffic without worrying about limits on SMS requests.
- Low-Latency NetworkOur infrastructure provides low latency on calls throughout our network through in-country carrier partnerships, geo-distributed media server PoPs, and intelligent call routing.
- Consistently High Call QualityYour users will experience higher call quality through our advanced media processing optimizations and support for the Opus codec in our Browser SDK.
- Advanced Call ControlsBuild your voice applications using advanced call controls and features such as conferences, text-to-speech (powered by Amazon Polly), call recording, and answering machine detection — all at no extra cost.
Can I use my existing Nexmo phone numbers?
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.
What's a free trial account? What do I get with it?
Trial accounts let you try 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.
Can I send bulk SMS? What are the limits on sending SMS messages?
Plivo accepts requests to send SMS messages without any rate limits and delivers messages based on rate limits configured for your account. In the US, carriers enforce limits on SMS volume over long codes. However, you can use Plivo’s Powerpack to perform bulk messaging via long codes.