by tymid
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Does anyone know who Twilio obtains their virtual numbers through or do they host there own sms gateway?

#longcode #sms #sms gateway #twilio
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  • Profile picture of the author TextPert
    Twilio is a Tier 2 Telecom (older knowledge) and SMS Aggregator (current knowledge). Their aspirations are higher I would think with thin margins and a guess that especially on Toll-Free numbers, they are paying someone out there for network access.

    They have access to blocks of numbers they create Long Codes out of and they host their own SMS Gateway. They are also a RESPORG so they can grab toll-free numbers in the spare pool.

    Why is that important to you?

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  • Profile picture of the author Letsurf
    So what is the difference between a twilio number and a virtual number like you would get from
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  • Profile picture of the author Facrtooj
    maybe, it will suit they have a large number of virtual numbers
    I use them for about 2.5 years
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