Welcome Richard Dalzell To Twilio’s Board Of Directors

It’s my great pleasure to announce that Rick Dalzell has joined Twilio’s Board of Directors. As you usually read in such an announcement, I’ll tell you Rick’s background:  he was the CIO of Amazon for roughly 10 years, from 1997 to 2007. Before that, he was an SVP at Walmart. But titles and companies, while impressive, don’t tell the full story. Rick is humble, but he’s… Read More

Out Of Beta, Into Your Hands: Rolling Out Voice and SMS Enabled Numbers In 19 New Countries

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In 2011, we launched our first batch of global numbers outside the US and Canada, bringing Twilio Voice to the UK. We had one simple goal: to bring quality Voice and SMS to developers and businesses worldwide. Since then, we’ve continued to expand Twilio’s global reach. Today, we’re pleased to announce new number capabilities in 19 countries. From Bahrain to Norway, we’re bringing these numbers out… Read More

Reach More Customers Across North America: Introducing Canadian Short Codes

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You need powerful tools to scale the communication between you and your customers. Twilio Short Codes are now available in Canada. This offers you a way to reach millions of customers in North America, all at once, using one API. Learn more about Twilio Short Codes here, and apply for your Canadian Short Code today.   Text Canadian Users Faster with Short Codes Twilio Short Codes… Read More

Customer Security Notice on CVE-2014-0160 / Heartbleed Disclosure

The engineering team at Twilio has been working to assess the impact for our customers in the wake of April 7th’s disclosure of CVE-2014-0160, known colloquially as Heartbleed. We join nearly every service provider on the Internet responding to this critical vulnerability in OpenSSL’s handling of heartbeat packets and conducted a comprehensive security review in response.  Our obligation as a custodian of your communication compels a… Read More

Building For The Enterprise: Introducing Twilio Client’s Global Low Latency Improvements for WebRTC, New Recording Capabilities

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The quality of a voice call is the critical element when it comes to the caller’s experience and one of the largest issues impacting IP voice is audio latency. Today at Enterprise Connect we released our Global Low Latency (GLL) architecture to Twilio Client’s WebRTC capabilities.  In addition we have enhanced our <Record> functionalities for enterprise-level conferencing. Twilio Client enables VoIP calling to browser-based and mobile applications, leveraging WebRTC for real-time… Read More

Global Reach from Australia to Hong Kong: Announcing Twilio SMS Numbers in Six New Countries

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One API with global reach – that’s our mission as we continue to expand capabilities around the world for you to reach customers wherever they are. Today, at Mobile World Congress, we announced expanded messaging capabilities in six new countries: Australia, Austria, Estonia, Hong Kong, Lithuania and Switzerland. Starting now, sign up for the beta of these messaging-enabled numbers. Getting To Know Your Numbers These expanded… Read More

Twilio Brings the Power of Communications to IBM Cloud Platform, Codename: BlueMix

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Twilio is joining forces with IBM to bring voice, messaging, and VoIP functionality to developers on the IBM Cloud Platform. Today, IBM announced the open beta for Codename: BlueMix, a cloud platform that combines open source PaaS technology with a host of application services. Developers can deploy and manage Twilio applications quickly from the BlueMix administrative console, configuring Twilio account information in a single step. The… Read More

Discover The Full Power Of Twilio With New API Explorer Updates

Everything built here at Twilio aims to provide the best tools for developers to get the job done. From Helper Libraries to the API Explorer, these tools help you build powerful communications apps that are quick and easy to test and deploy. Now the API Explorer is even more robust with the ability to make API requests directly in your browser. Visit the API Explorer under… Read More

Introducing The Expanded Twilio Partner Program

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In August of 2011, TalkDesk was just an app Tiago Paiva (pictured right) built for our Twilio Client Competition. Tiago won the competition and flew from Portugal to San Francisco to the inaugural TwilioCon where he won yet another Twilio challenge, and earned a spot in Twilio Fund, backed by 500 Startups. Now, two years later, TalkDesk is a proud Twilio Partner delivering Call Center solutions… Read More