Long Code FAQ's
What is a Long Code or Long Number ?
A Long Code or Long Number is a standard-length (10-digits) virtual phone number that can be used by businesses to send and receive SMS and MMS messages, or to make and receive voice calls. They are cheaper to use than short codes.
When To Use A Long Code or Long Number?
a) Competitions & Voting
b) Product & Service Feedback
c) Campaigns & Promotions
d) Direct Response/Reply Channel and much more!
Why are Long Codes so long?
Long Codes are actually similar to your cell phone number. Your own number is 10 digits (xxx-xxx-xxxx) as are our own. We simply call them long on the grounds that 10 digits is longer than Short Codes that are five or six digits.