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

$1500

Canada

Setup Fee

$4000


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


Country

Short Code Type

 Cost

USA

Regular (Random Number)

$1500/quarter

Vanity

$3000/quarter

Canada

Regular (Random Number)

$2800/4 month

 

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

Country

Message Type

Cost

USA 

SMS

US-pricing

Canada

SMS

Canada-pricing


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

US

SMS

US-pricing

Canada

SMS

Canada-pricing