Twilio Voice Now Available in Italy, Opens Beta in Germany

Editor’s Note: At this time Germany beta is no longer available. Stay up to date with our latest news here on the blog. In our commitment to expand Twilio functionality globally, Twilio Voice is now available Italy. Developers everywhere now have access to voice-enabled local numbers in twelve European countries in addition to the US and Canada. We’re very excited to provide service to a growing… Read More

Twilio Expands UK Capabilities with SMS Launch

Last October we opened our UK office in support of our European developers and launched Twilio Voice for the UK. Today we’re very happy to ship Twilio SMS into the hands of our UK customers, offering them Twilio-powered domestic text messaging between UK phone numbers. We continue to support the European developer community and are committed to expanding Twilio services worldwide, including today’s launch of Twilio… Read More

Predictive Dialing on Demand with Impact Dialing

Impact Dialing is a pay-as-you-go on-demand auto dialer built on Twilio. Their software is used by call centers, pollsters, and political campaigns to improve the efficiency of their outbound calling operations and to send out pre-recorded messages.  Customers can pay-per-agent or pay-per-minute. As reported by Venture Beat a few weeks ago, Impact Dialing recently raised funding to further the development of their service.  VentureBeat reports: “As… Read More

Sencha Touch Launches Today – Uses Twilio to Help Demo Framework To Customers

When Abe, the CEO of Sencha, emailed yesterday to tell us that his company would be launching Sencha Touch today we were excited to be among the first to hear.  This wasn’t just a social call, what he really needed was a simple way for users on their product website to send a demo link to their mobile phones, to witness Sencha Touch in action. Sounds… Read More

Getting Started with Twilio SMS – Ideas, Resources, and Motivation

On Tuesday, we announced our newest product, the Twilio SMS for programatically sending and receiving text messages with your Twilio phone numbers.  We’ve also got a developer contest running this week that we’d love to see you get involved with.  For almost a year, we’ve been giving away a Netbook each week (and sometimes even more than one!) to the best app developed in different categories. … Read More

Twilio SMS Heroes: Betwext Wins Twilio SMS (beta) Developer Contest

Yesterday, we introduced our newest product, Twilio SMS.  While Twilio SMS was in private beta we ran a contest challenging developers added to the first wave of the beta to build a Twilio SMS app for the chance to win an unlocked Google Nexus One phone. Congratulations to Jonathan Kressaty, creator of Betwext and winner of the Twilio SMS beta contest. What is Betwext? Betwext is… Read More

Introducing Our Ridiculously Simple Twilio SMS API

Update: This week’s developer contest category is SMS.  Build a Twilio app using SMS and submit by midnight on Sunday, Feb 14th for your chance to win a Netbook. More details on the contest page…  Today we’re excited to announce the launch of our newest product: Twilio SMS. Existing customers already know you can use Twilio to make and receive phone calls, and now you can… Read More

Precision Polling – A Business Built on Twilio

This is a guest post is written by Gaurav Oberoi, CEO of Precision Polling.  PrecisionPolling provides a self-service tool for creating telephone surveys in minutes.  They use Twilio to power the cloud communications for their product, and this is their story. Twilio is great. You already knew that; it’s got easy-to-use building blocks; it scales; and it’s reliable. But we took our love of Twilio to… Read More