Regular (Plivo currently offers shortcodes in US & Canada which is a 5 or 6-digit number that can send and receive SMS (and MMS) to and from mobile phones. Shortcodes are recommended for high volume applications. 

Plivo shortcodes can send 100 messages per second by default, but this limit can be raised for an additional fee.


How much does a Short Code cost
Plivo shortcodes have one-time setup fees, regularly billed service charges and per-message usage charges. Please read on for a breakdown of all fees and charges.


One-time Setup Fees
The following fees are charged once when setting up a short code with Plivo:


Country

Fee Type

One-time Cost

USA

Setup Fee

$1575

Canada

Setup Fee

$4050



Short Code Recurring Charges
Short Code leases and service charges are billed on a quarterly (every 3 months) or annual (once yearly) basis.


CountryShort Code TypeQuarterly Cost

USA

Regular (Random Number)

$1500

Vanity

$3000

Canada

Regular (Random Number)

$3000

 

Short Code Message Pricing
Shortcode usage is billed at a per-message rate:

Country

Message Type

Cost

USA

SMS

https://www.plivo.com/sms/pricing/us/

Canada

SMS

https://www.plivo.com/sms/pricing/us/


Additional carrier passthrough fees: Few carriers have passthrough fees per-message which will be added to your message cost based on the carrier and message type.


Short Code Carrier Passthrough Fees 

Country

Message Type

Cost

USSMS

https://www.plivo.com/sms/pricing/us/

CanadaSMS

https://www.plivo.com/sms/pricing/us/