Compare Telnyx vs. Plivo

Both Telnyx and Plivo offer APIs and UIs to power business communications. So what’s the real difference between the two?

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Network
Private Network

Telnyx manages a private network environment with complete control over call routing for faster troubleshooting and resolutions.

Public Network

Plivo relies on the public internet for connectivity and middlemen for call routing and core communications functionality.

Numbers
Direct Number Inventory

As an interconnected VoIP carrier, Telnyx has direct access to a large database of phone numbers.

Indirect Number Inventory

Plivo relies on middlemen to supply numbers, resulting in higher markups and less flexibility.

SMS Pricing
Lowest Price SMS

There’s no charge to receive an SMS and just $0.0025 to send (50% less than Plivo).

Costly to Send SMS

Plivo charges $0.005 to send a SMS, which can limit your ability to scale.

Developers
Instant Developer Support

Got questions? Get a response in seconds from the engineers who built the API in our dedicated developer Slack channel.

Paid Support for Developers

Plivo charges Developers $49 per month for guaranteed response times & even more for 24/7 support. Phone support only available with a $1,500 minimum.

Support
24/7 Support As Standard

Every Telnyx customer gets support around the clock from our team of expert in-house engineers.

Phone Support Behind a Paywall

MessageBird charges $2,500 per month is the minimum cost to get 24/7 phone and email support.

Results

Telnyx Rated Higher Than Plivo In Every Category

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