Pay-as-you-go SMS API pricing

Prices are applied per message part based on the destination and type of the message, as well as the carrier to which the SMS is being sent. You’re only charged for what you use - nothing more.

Get even deeper discounts with a committed usage agreement.

Pay-as-you-go Phone Number Pricing

Number type used
Price
Clean Local Numbers1
... per month
One (1) SMS per ten seconds
Toll-Free Numbers1
... per month
20 SMS per second
High-volume short code
$1,000.00 per month
100 SMS per second. Contact us for higher volumes
Use your existing number
Local prefix
... per month
One (1) SMS per ten seconds
  1. An additional charge of $0.10 per month applies to add SMS and MMS capabilities to a number.

In-Depth Messaging pricing

SMS-capable Number pricing

Number type used
Price
Local
... per month
+ ... per message
Toll-free
... per month
+ ... per message
Random short code
$1,000.00 per month
+ ... per message
Vanity short code
$2,000.00 per month
+ ... per message

Our best-in-class customer support team and on-call engineers are available 24/7 to all of our customers, as standard - without the minimum spend requirements imposed by other providers.

Outbound SMS pricing

Our purpose-built global IP network and partnerships with Tier-1 carriers across the globe give you unmatched reach. Use the search box to see the price to send a message anywhere on earth.

Custom volume pricing for Messaging

Telnyx offers greater discounts as you scale, or when you're ready to commit to monthly usage.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Telnyx offers lower prices than Twilio for SMS. With Telnyx, there’s no charge to receive local number SMS, and they’re just $0.0025 to send. Meanwhile, Twilio charges $0.0075 to send and receive local number SMS. Like Twilio, we also offer automatic tiered volume discounts, with no negotiation required. Switching from Twilio to Telnyx for your messaging needs has never been easier with our new Twexit API, which lets you migrate with just a few changes to your existing code!

The cost to send an SMS depends on traffic type. Local number SMS send for $0.0025, outbound short code messages start at $0.0070, and toll-free numbers start at $0.0055.

With Telnyx messaging, you can receive SMS for free on a local number. With other traffic types and for sending SMS with local numbers, there are costs administered on a per message basis.

The per message prices in the tables above do not include the cost of buying numbers. Our Mission Control Portal allows you to easily search, provision and buy local, short code, and toll free numbers.

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