Dedicated Short Code Texting

Our team of text experts make it easy to get started. Learn why so many organizations are making the switch to a dedicated short code.

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What Are Dedicated Short Codes?

A dedicated short code is a 5- or 6-digit textable number reserved for exclusive use by one organization or brand. Dedicated short codes can make your marketing memorable and provide high-volume SMS or MMS messages with a guaranteed throughput, zero Keyword restrictions, and low messaging fees.

Dedicated Short Codes Pricing

We'll help you get started with guaranteed throughput, unlimited Keywords, and
low messaging fees, all at competitive rates.

One-Time Setup

Covers carrier app fees and services for SMS and MMS messaging*

ONE-TIME SETUP
TIMELINE
COST
Standard Setup
6 - 12 Weeks
$1,500
Accelerated Setup
3 - 6 Weeks
$3,000

Leasing Fees

Monthly subscription that covers carrier leasing and hosting fees

MONTHLY LEASING FEES
COST/MO.
Random Dedicated Short Code
$1,000
Vanity Dedicated Short Code
$1,500

Credits

Credits can be used to send SMS (1 credit) and MMS (3 credits) texts**

CREDITS/MO.
COST/CREDIT
COST
50,000
$0.0125
$625
100,000
$0.0110
$1,100
250,000
$0.0100
$2,500
500,000
$0.0090
$4,500
1,000,000
$0.0075
$7,500

 * SMS Carriers: Alltell, AT&T, Boostmobile, Cellcom, Cellular One, Cellular South, Centennial Wireless,
    Cincinnati Bell, MetroPCS, nTelos, Nextel, Unicell, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon, Virgin Mobile

    MMS Carriers: Alltell, AT&T, Cricket, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon Wireless

**Carrier Pass-Through Fees are billed separately based on exact usage.

Learn more about the costs of acquiring your own dedicated short code.

Frequently Asked Questions

A dedicated short code is a 5- or 6-digit phone number that is commonly used by organizations to send both SMS and MMS messages. These numbers are short and easy to remember and are meant to be used for high-volume messaging.

With the carrier elimination of shared short codes, a dedicated short code is the only way to send messages from a short phone number.

Yes! Dedicated short codes allow you to send bulk SMS or MMS messages.

Simply contact us and one of our team members will get in touch to discuss your needs and start the application process.

Join the 165,000 customers who have used SMS marketing to connect with their audiences.