Looking for an alternative to Twilio?

"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%.”

- Doug Belew Director of Engineering, Luxer One
Looking for an alternative to Twilio

Why businesses choose Plivo as an alternative to Twilio

FASTER GO TO MARKET

A team that truly cares about your success

Our 24x7 premium support and a consultative customer success team, give you the technical guidance and industry expertise you need, when you need it.

FAMILIAR APIs

Proven quality and scale

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LOWER COST OF OWNERSHIP

Enterprise geade platform

You don't compromise on features when you choose Plivo over Twilio. Familiar API constructs as Twilio eliminate learning curve and significantly reduce time to migrate.

RELIABLE INFRASTRUCTURE

Friendly phone number prourement policies

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Not convinced? Check out what other companies who migrated from Twilio to Plivo have to say.

And did we mention the substantial cost savings?

FeaturesPlivoTwilioSavings
SMS
SMS
Send SMS Messages via Local Numbers$0.0050 / sms$0.0075 / sms40%
Receive SMS Messages via Local NumbersFREE$0.0075 / sms100%
Send SMS Messages via Shortcodes$$0.0045 / sms$0.0075 / sms40%
Receive SMS Messages via Shortcodes$0.0045 / sms$0.0075 / sms40%
Phone Numbers
Phone Numbers
Retal Fee For Local Numbers$0.8 / month$1 / month20%
Retal Fee For Toll-Free Numbers$1 / month$2 / month20%
Voice
Voice
Make Voice Calls$0.012 / sms$0.013 / sms8%
Receive Voice Calls via Local Numbers$0.0085 / sms$0.0085 / sms-
Receive Voice Calls via Toll-Free Numbers$0.021 / sms$0.022 / sms4.5%
Call RecordingsFREE$0.0025 / sms100%
Call Transcription$0.05 / sms$0.05 / sms-
ConferencesFREE$0.0018 / sms100%
Answering Machine DetectionFREE$0.0075 / sms100%
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Savings with Plivo are never at the cost of Features

Messing API Features - A complete alternative to Twilio
FeaturesPlivoTwilio
Supported Message Source TypesLocal numbers, Shortcodes & Toll-Free in US & Canada. Numeric & Alphanumeric sender ids internationally.Local numbers, Shortcodes & Toll-Free in US & Canada. Numeric & Alphanumeric sender ids internationally.
Send SMS Messages To190+ Countries190+ Countries
Send MMS Messages ToUS and CanadaUS and Canada
Two-way SMS (Numbers capable of receiving SMS)19 Countries15 Countries
Long Message ContenationSupportedSupported
Unicode Characters and EmojisSupportedSupported
Message QueuingMulti-level smart queueingSupported
Delivery Receipts (DLRs)Yes, with delivery failure reasonYes, with delivery failure reason
Delivery Failure AlertsFor Outbound and Inbound messagesInbound messages only
Usage Spike (Fraud) AlertsYesYes
Message Source, Content and Send Rate OptimizationPowerpack for SMSCopilot
Message Content and Destination Number RedactionSupportedSupported
Fraud Prevention With Geo-PermissionsSupported at country and network levelSupported at country level

Voice API Features - A complete alternative to Twilio

FeaturesPlivoTwilio
Make Call To190+ Countries190+ Countries
Buy Phone Numbers Capable of Receiving Calls In55 Countires41 Countires
VoIP SDK support forWeb Browser, iOS & AndroidWeb Browser, iOS & Android
Conference Rooms For Multi-Party CallsSupportedSupported
Unicode Characters and EmojisAvailable at no extra costAvailable at $0.0018 per participant
Call RecordingsAvailable at no extra cost with unlimited storageAvailable at $0.0025 per minute and storage at $0.0005 per minute per month
Call TranscriptionsAvailable at $0.05 per minuteAvailable at $0.05 per minute
Answering Machine DetectionAvailable at no extra costAvailable at 0.0075 per call
Text To Speech For Voice Prompts and IVRsBasic for Free Advanced SSML chargedBasic for Free Advanced SSML charged
Delivery Failure AlertsFor Outbound and Inbound messagesFor Outbound and Inbound messages
Call Insights For Debugging and Quality MonitoringAvailable at $0.02 per minuteAvailable at $0.02 per minute
Call Forwarding, Simultaneous Dial, and Human DetectionSupportedSupported
Usage Spike (Fraud) AlertsYesYes
Fraud Prevention With Geo-Permissions and Premium Number BlocksSupported at country and network levelSupported at country level

Frequently Asked Questions

"You can use your existing phone numbers by porting them to Plivo. Migrate without any interruption to your customers. Visit our docs to know more about number porting & the migration process. "
"You can use your existing phone numbers by porting them to Plivo. Migrate without any interruption to your customers. Visit our docs to know more about number porting & the migration process. "
"You can use your existing phone numbers by porting them to Plivo. Migrate without any interruption to your customers. Visit our docs to know more about number porting & the migration process. "
"You can use your existing phone numbers by porting them to Plivo. Migrate without any interruption to your customers. Visit our docs to know more about number porting & the migration process. "
"You can use your existing phone numbers by porting them to Plivo. Migrate without any interruption to your customers. Visit our docs to know more about number porting & the migration process. "
"You can use your existing phone numbers by porting them to Plivo. Migrate without any interruption to your customers. Visit our docs to know more about number porting & the migration process. "

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