Looking for an alternative to Twilio?Over 70,000 customers rely on Plivo to deliver better customer communications at much lower costs.
We seamlessly added Plivo to our existing integration and were live in a few hours. Plivo helped us solve the delivery issues we faced with Twilio and also reduce costs by 50%.”
Why Choose Plivo?Best-in-class SMS & Voice APIs. Easy to integrate. Best price.
Best SMS delivery rates
We connect directly with carriers and local networks to provide you quick & consistent delivery of your SMS to 190+ countries.
Familiar APIs to build with
Build quickly and scale rapidly without re-learning the APIs. Work with familiar API & XML to integrate seamlessly.
35% cost savings
A simple, transparent, pay-as-you-go pricing. Our customers save up to 35% 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.
35% - That's how much our customers save!
|Call Recording||Free||$0.0025 /min||100%|
|Call Conferencing||Free||$0.0018 / participant per min||100%|
|Recording Storage||Free||$0.0005 /min per month||100%|
|Local Phone Numbers||$0.80||$1.00||20%|
The Plivo Difference
Higher quality. Reliable Infrastructure.
- Global Delivery Network
We partner with multiple tier-1 & local carriers for every destination across 190+ countries to provide a robust network with global reach.
- Predictable SMS delivery
Adaptive SMS routing, Intelligent carrier based message queueing, Number pooling and internal optimizations for US toll-free & local SMS ensure over 99% delivery of your messages across our network.
- Ease of Integration & Scaling
Integrate Plivo quickly by working with familiar APIs & XML or using PHLO. Easily fix integration issues using advanced debugging tools. Scale your traffic without worrying about limits on SMS requests.
- Low Latency network
Our infrastructure provides low latency on your calls throughout our network through In-country carrier partnerships, geo-distributed media server PoPs and intelligent call routing.
- Consistently High Call Quality
Your users will experience higher call quality through our advanced media processing optimizations and support for Opus Codec in our Browser SDK.
- Advanced Call Controls
Build your voice applications using advanced call controls and features like Conferences, Text-to-speech (powered by Amazon Polly), Call Recording, Answering Machine Detection. All this for free!
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I send bulk SMS? What are the limits on sending SMS?
Plivo accepts your requests to send SMS without any rate limits and delivers the messages based on rate limits configured for your account. In the U.S, Carriers enforce limits on SMS volume over Long Codes. However, you can use Plivo’s SMS Powerpack for bulk messaging via Long codes.
What is a free trial account? What do I get with it?
Free trial accounts let you try Plivo services for free. You are provided with free credit to send messages, make calls, purchase phone numbers and receive SMS & Calls.