10DLC, Toll free, and Short Codes

Prompt.io™ has you covered no matter which method of texting you choose. Prompt.io offers fully registered peer-to-peer texting via 10DLC as well as opt-in application-to-person texting via toll free and short code.

Compare SMS TYPES

Short Code A2P
10DLC
Toll Free A2P
Short Code A2P
Best use cases
P2P Texting
Political Campaigns
Small/Med
PACs and Unions
Business
Large Nonprofit
National/Large Elections
Large Nonprofits/Unions
Commercial Marketing
Send speed
4-25+/second based on brand and use case
3-100+/second
100+/second
Volume
Potentially some daily limits to T-mobile
Unlimited
Unlimited
Deliverability
Great
Better
Best
Delivery receipt
Carrier
Handset
Handset
Set up time
From a few hours up to 3 days depending on use case
1-10 days depending on use case
6-10 Weeks
Costs
Minimal registration fees, moderate per-message fees
No registration fees, moderate per-message fees
High set up cost, short
code leasings fees -$500/month, low per-message fees, moderate carrier passthrough fees
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10DLC Advantages

Proper registration and use of 10DLC has many advantages over unregistered texting.

Enhanced Deliverability

Most of our customers are seeing 95%+ delivery for registered texts -- significantly higher than unregistered traffic.

Carrier Interventions

When issues arise with carriers, we are able to work directly with Campaign Registry and the carriers to resolve delivery issues.

Reduced Network Access Fees

In most cases, registered traffic is charged a lower per-segment network access fee compared to unregistered traffic.

Choose the right channel type that works for your organization

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