There are two types of Short Codes
- Standard Rate Short Codes. Regular text rates apply to the sender based on how much their operator charges them.
- Free Rate Short Codes. No charge for the sender to text your mobile short code
What is a Mobile Short Code
A mobile short code is a special 5-digit phone number used to send and receive text messages. It allows for easier communication channels via text services.
Full service mobile short code service includes approval of your short code keyword, account setup and testing, software for you to manage the short code and inbound text messages, additional software such as competition, polls, and surveys. We also supply a texting platform to follow-up with any of your new customers.
How to get a Mobile Short Code for Text Messaging
We recommend getting in contact with us first to determine what your needs are. We can recommend the best product and service to suit those needs. You select a short code keyword to use with the mobile number; i.e. text adikat to 51444. In this case ‘adikat’ is the keyword. Send us two or three prefered keywords, we will get one approved for use. Once your account is set up on our platform and the keyword is approved, then you will be ready to start using it.