Plivo's SMS API is Packed with Features Right Out-of-the-Box
★ Receive Free Incoming SMS
Receive free inbound SMS messages on all Plivo SMS phone numbers in all of our coverage areas.
★ Personalized Sender ID
Brand your SMS messages by customizing your sender ID using alphanumeric letters characters.
★ SMS Short Codes
Send thousands of A2P SMS messages (e.g., two-factor authentication, systems alerts) instantly at a default base rate of 40 SMS per second.
★ Two-way SMS
Send and receive SMS on Plivo phone numbers in 19 countries with Short Codes available in US and Canada.
★ Message Queueing
Send high volume of messages with a single API request. We queue your SMS messages and deliver them for you.
★ Delivery Reports
Get real-time business intelligence from our live delivery reports for all your SMS text messages sent.
★ Long SMS Concatenation
Messages longer than 160 characters are automatically concatenated (up to 1,600 characters) seamlessly on the user's end. No more lost messages or manual chunking.
★ Bulk Text Messaging
Plivo's SMS API supports multiple outbound SMS text messaging with a single API request at a carrier base rate of 1 SMS/second per long code.
★ Real Time SMS Notifications & Logs
Fetch your SMS logs in real-time with our SMS API. Receive detailed information including message direction, message status, billing info, API log reports, and message time stamps, etc.
★ Unicode Characters
Our SMS API supports Unicode UTF-8 to send and receive SMS text messages in any language including Chinese, Japanese, French, Arabic and 100+ other languages and symbol scripts.