Get flexible and transparent SMS pricing with automatic discounts as you scale.
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See SMS pricing for:
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- El Salvador
- Hong Kong
- Korea, Republic of
- New Zealand
- Puerto Rico
- Russian Federation
- South Africa
- Taiwan, Republic of China
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom
- United States
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
- 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
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
Telnyx offers lower prices than Twilio for SMS. With Telnyx, it costs $0.004 to send and receive SMS. Meanwhile, as of 29 Nov 2022, Twilio charges $0.0079 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 $0.004, 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.
While our default billing currency is USD, we are capable of billing our contracted customers in Australian Dollars (AUD), British Pound Sterling (GBP), Canadian Dollars (CAD) or Euro (EUR). If you are interested in availing of billing in one of these currencies, please reach out to one of our experts.