Compare Telnyx vs. Twilio

Both Telnyx and Twilio offer voice and texting APIs to enable business communications. So what’s the real difference between the two?

Telnyx vs Twilio for Voice Pricing

How much will you save?
Make and receive calls from
Local numbers
Toll-free numbers
Make outbound calls
240,000 minutes per month using 480 local numbers.
Receive inbound calls
110,000 minutes per month using 220 local numbers.
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Telnyx manages a private network environment with complete control over call routing for faster troubleshooting and resolutions.

Non Carrier

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

Voice Pricing
Affordable Voice

Telnyx voice starts at $0.005 / min for outbound and $0.0035 / min for inbound calls.

Expensive Voice

Twilio voice starts at $0.007 / min for outbound and $0.0045 / min for inbound calls.

SMS Pricing
Lowest Price SMS

It's free to receive an SMS and just $0.0025 to send (66% less than Twilio).

Costly to Send & Receive SMS

Twilio charges $0.0075 to send and receive SMS, which can limit your ability to scale.

Direct Number Inventory

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

Indirect Number Inventory

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

Number Porting
Faster, Automated Porting

Telnyx FastPort streamlines porting processes with real-time CSR validation and complete transparency via our portal.

Standard Porting Process

Twilio advises four weeks to port a number, and customers are unable to port internationally via their customer portal.

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

$1,500 per month is the minimum cost to get 24/7 phone and email support.


Telnyx Rated Higher Than Twilio In Every Category

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