Building Beyond Google Voice With Twilio: Working Hours, Whitelists and Blacklists


You can download this entire application from Github. I have a confession.The number on my business cards is not a Twilio number–it’s for Google voice. I’ve used Google Voice for forwarding and voicemail and it’s served me well but I wanted to add more awesome features like whitelisting, black listing, transcribing voice mail, and managing lists via SMS. That’s when Twilio fit into the picture. I’ll… Read More

Build Your Own Call Forwarding System Using Twilio Twimlets

In this how to, we show you how to build your own call forwarding system by using Twimlets to implement a call transferring functionality where you can give out one phone number (your Twilio number), so that when someone dials that number, Twilio will ring multiple phones and connect the call to the first person to pick-up and accept the call. In case no one picks… Read More

Can I Port a Phone Number From Google Voice to Twilio?

Yes! At Twilio, we believe in phone number portability, and you can port most mobile and landline phone numbers into Twilio, and port any number out of Twilio to another provider if you need to.  We support porting for both U.S. local and toll free numbers, and we look forward to support international in the future. Most importantly, it’s free to port as many numbers as… Read More

Get Early Developer Access to Twilio International Outbound – Make International Calls from the Web!

From the beginning, Twilio customers and enthusiasts have been asking when we’ll offer support for international calling.  We’re excited to announce that we now have international outbound calling (making calls to international numbers from your U.S. or Canadian local or toll free number) in beta, and we invite you to join in the early developer access. JOIN TWILIO INTERNATIONAL BETA Over the coming weeks, we’ll be… Read More

John Tegen Brings OnSite Clarity in Adobe Flex and PHP [Netbook Winner Week #12]

Congratulations to John Tegen, winner of Week #12 of the Twilio developer contest with his sales management application, OnSite Clarity. OnSite Clarity is a new product, but the company has been around for over 6 years.  OnSite Clarity is their latest major product, while OnSite Connex (homebuilder CRM application) is their current application, which has received industry awards. As John says in his submission: “OnSite Clarity… Read More

Google Voice Launch Imminent: Witnessing A Milestone in Telephony

by Evan Cooke, Twilio Co-Founder & CTO This week is a big week for telephony.  After years of development, Google Voice is preparing to launch to the general public. The launch is a milestone, in many respects: It demonstrates that there is still innovation in the phone 130 years after the first telephone call. It illustrates the benefits of tight integration between the web and the… Read More