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Advice and support by SMS specialists, with no limit or restriction for all clients


Developer API
Backend Integration

Connect your apps and backend software with our easy to use Developer APIs


Free & Easy
Auto Responder

Automatic forwarding, processing and handling without programming

*A small number of inbound options have an inbound
fee imposed by the carrier which we must pass on.

What are SMS Virtual Numbers?

Virtual Numbers (sometimes known as long codes, virtual mobile numbers & SMS Virtual numbers) are provisioned by mobile networks for the purpose of receiving inbound SMS. They exist without the need for a SIM card or a phone, offering superior reliability and throughput compared to GSM Modem services.

Any messages sent to the number get passed to our platform, which we then handle as normal, passing back to you or your application over HTTP, SMPP or Email.

Two way & Inbound SMS

  • Two-way SMS chat such as customer services
  • M2M telemetry such as fleet tracking and monitoring
  • Customer comments and service queries
  • Responses to appointment reminders or deliveries
  • Staff information line
  • These are just a few ideas, the possible uses are endless!

Free Inbound & Two Way SMS Processing
SMS Auto Responder Cloud Computer, Free With All Accounts

Catch All

Catch all your inbound SMS and apply your Auto Responder rules automatically and real time, with unlimited rules possible

or

Keywords

Unlimited keywords to dynamically route your inbound SMS with unique Auto Responder combinations for each

Email

Quick and simple to setup, inbound text messages received by your virtual number are automatically forwarded to single or multiple email addresses. Works with any type of email address such as Gmail or your own domains.

Blacklist

Subscribers which have replied with STOP or END keywords to your message optionally automatically added to your own blacklist to ensure no future messages are sent to the number, ensuring you remain compliant. Manual adding, editing, downloading and deleting coming soon.

HTTP / SMPP

Flexibility for developers with the HTTP REST API, inbound SMS automatically forwarded to a URL via GET or POST, auto retry, auto failover to alternate URL and keywords. SMPP for high volume, high throughput direct to your SMS software or SMSC with no pre-processing.

Automated inbound SMS handling

Ignore

Want to ignore SMS that have been received from specific senders? No problem, simply specify the source address (aka Sender ID) of the number or name and the Auto Responder will ignore all these text messages.

Opt-in / Out

Stay compliant and keep your contact groups up to date automatically using keywords with Short Codes, SMS Virtual Numbers and Virtual SIMs to opt-in and opt-out mobile subscribers, with automatic SMS reply to acknowledge.

SMS

Forward inbound SMS on to mobiles with dynamic source address of the original sender or static source address.

Reply automatically with a message based on keywords or a blanket reply for all messages.

Message fees apply.

All SMS Types Supported
Standard World Text feature

Binary SMS

Raw binary content SMS returned, used for SMS encoded such as Unicode/UTF-8, rich content and M2M content

Long SMS

SMS longer than 160 characters (or 70 if unicode) are supported and returned to you as a single message automatically

Unicode SMS

Also know as UCS-2 encoded SMS, which include languages such as Arabic, Chinese and some other special characters

Country Prefix Type Inbound Coverage Notes Setup Cost Monthly Rental
Andora (VSIM)376VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Antigua and Barbuda (VSIM)1264VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Australia61VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Australia (Gold)61VMNLocalGold Number£250.00£50.00
Austria43VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Bahamas (VSIM)1242VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Bangladesh880VMNLocal£40.00£25.00
Belgium32VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Brazil55VMNLocalFee per inbound SMS of £0.01£125.00£50.00
Canada1VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Cape Verde (VSIM)238VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Chad (VSIM)236VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Chile56VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
China86VMNLocalClient must have a local office as a business licenece is required, and authorisation letter written in Chinese.
Alternatiely full inbound coverage is possible using our Hong Kong virtual numbers.
£600.00£350.00
China (VSIM)86VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Colombia57VMNLocalComing soon£150.00£100.00
Costa Rica506VMNLocal£50.00£45.00
Croatia385VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Cuba (VSIM)53VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Cyprus (VSIM)357VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Denmark45VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Djibouti (VSIM)253VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Dominica (VSIM)1767VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Egypt (VSIM)20VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Estonia372VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Faroe Islands298VMNLocalComing Soon
Fiji (VSIM)679VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Finland358VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
France33VMNLocal£25.00£35.00
Germany49VMNLocal£25.00£30.00
Gibraltar (VSIM)350VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Greece (VSIM)30VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Greenland (VSIM)299VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Hong Kong852VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Hungary36VMNLocal£25.00£35.00
Iceland354VMNLocalComing Soon
India91VMNLocal£50.00£95.00
Ireland353VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Israel972VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Italy39VMNLocalFull inbound coverage also available using our VSIM service£50.00£65.00
Italy (VSIM)39VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Kazakhstan (VSIM)7VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Kenya (VSIM)254VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Kuwait (VSIM)965VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Latvia371VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Lithuania370VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Luxembourg352VMNLocalFee per inbound SMS of £0.06£1650.00£700.00
Luxembourg (VSIM)352VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Macao (VSIM)853VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Macedonia389VMNLocal£30.00£25.00
Malaysia 60VMNLocal£50.00£45.00
Malta (VSIM)356VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Mexico52VMNLocal£25.00£40.00
Namibia265VMNLocal£50.00£75.00
Nepal (VSIM)977VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Netherlands31VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
New Caledonia (VSIM)687VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
New Zealand64EXTENDED SHORTCODELocalExtended short code based, 7 digits.
Alternatively full inbound coverage available using our VSIM service
£50.00£50.00
New Zealand (VSIM)64VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Nicaragua (VSIM)505VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Norway47VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Oman (VSIM)968VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Pakistan92VMNLocal£25.00£30.00
Panama (VSIM)507VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Paraguay (VSIM)595VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Peru51VMNLocalComing soon. Fee per inbound SMS of £0.007£150.00£75.00
Philippines63VMNLocalFee per inbound SMS of £0.007. Binary SMS content is not supported.£50.00£150.00
Poland48VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Portugal351VMNLocalFull inbound coverage also available using our VSIM service£40.00£140.00
Portugal (VSIM)351VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Qatar (VSIM)974VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Saudi Arabia (VSIM)966VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Singapore (VSIM)65VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Singapore65VMNLocalFull inbound coverage also available using our VSIM service£50.00£90.00
Slovakia421VMNLocal£25.00£30.00
Slovenia386VMNLocal£25.00£130.00
South Africa (VSIM)27VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
South Africa27VMNLocalFully enabled for two-way SMS£25.00£25.00
South Korea82VMNLocal£25.00£45.00
Spain34VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Sweden46VMNInternational£25.00£25.00
Sweden (Extended)46VMNInternationalSwedish number may be suffixed by up to 2 additional digits, providing an additional 100 virtual numbers£175.00£75.00
Switzerland41VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
Taiwan886VMNLocal£25.00£45.00
Tanzania (VSIM)255VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Turkey (VSIM)90VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Ukraine380VMNLocal£50.00£25.00
United Arab Emirates (VSIM)971VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
United Kingdom44VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
United Kingdom44VMNInternationalSMS sent to these numbers may not come from users 'in bundle' text allowances£25.00£25.00
United Kingdom (VSIM)44VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
United States1VMNLocal£25.00£25.00
British Virgin Islands (VSIM)1284VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Puerto Rico1787VMNLocal£35.00£35.00
Belarus (VSIM)375VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Thailand66VMNLocal£125.00£265.00
Czech Republic420VMNLocal£25.00£30.00
Bahrain973VMNLocal£25.00£65.00
Argentina54VMNLocalInbound SMS are free with balanced outbound SMS.£125.00£50.00
Botswana267VMNLocalFee per inbound SMS of £0.01£235.00£235.00
Kenya254VMNLocalFee per inbound SMS of £0.01£125.00£30.00
Malawi265VMNLocalFee per inbound SMS of £0.01£175.00£175.00
New Zealand64VMNLocal£175.00£50.00
Rwanda250VMNLocalComing soon.£175.00£175.00
Tanzania255VMNLocalFee per inbound SMS of £0.01£125.00£25.00
Italy39VMNInternationalFull inbound coverage also available using our VSIM service£50.00£125.00
France (VSIM)33VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Russia7VMNLocalMO (inbound initiated service), outbound SMS will have the source address overwritten with an alphanumeric source address.£45.00£45.00
Romania40VMNLocalFull inbound coverage from all Romanian networks£45.00£55.00
Russia7VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Sweden (VSIM)46VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, user supplies SIM card, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00
Indonesia (VSIM)62VSIMInternationalFirst 1,000 inbound per month free, see the VSIM page for further information.£50.00£30.00

Test Receiving Text Messages Free!

Shared UK Virtual Mobile Number available to all accounts

Can I send SMS?

You can send SMS to most countries using the Virtual Number as your source address (sender ID); this is what is shown when the message arrives on a handset, which will enable replies.

The Virtual Number itself is not used for sending SMS, so you would send using the World Text platform via any of our interfaces (which include HTTP REST, SMPP, Email to SMS or Communicator Pro ) paying for the messages you send by purchasing credits.

Who provides the Virtual Numbers?

Utilising Tier 1 carrier connections and interconnections, various mobile networks provision the Virtual Numbers giving extensive global coverage . You'll benefit from high speed (up to 50 SMS per second), quick setup times and unique high availability service ensuring you can rely on us.

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