Introducing New Phone Numbers Management in the Twilio Account Portal


Programmable phone numbers for SMS, MMS and Voice are at the core of Twilio’s platform. For a new customer, the first interactions in the Account Portal are often the purchase and configuration of a phone number, while advanced users rely on powerful phone number management, through the portal and the Phone Number Search API, to efficiently deploy large-scale applications. Today, we are excited to introduce several… Read More

Announcing Beta Phone Numbers in Five New Countries

We’re very excited to open up public beta for five new countries, expanding Twilio capabilities to more developers across the world. Starting today, developers can apply to join the Global Beta program for Twilio Voice in The Czech Republic, Greece, Israel, Romania and Switzerland. In addition to these new countries, we are releasing geographic numbers in public beta in four countries: Belgium, Finland, Sweden and Spain…. Read More

Numbers for All: A New Approach to Trial Accounts

At Twilio we’re proud of our reputation for easing the pain of developers everywhere when creating new ways for people to communicate. That’s why we’re constantly improving the experience for developers building on our platform, whether they are longtime customers or just getting started with Twilio. Choosing and programming a phone number is a core part of our platform. But before today, that experience was limited… Read More

Don't Dial That Digit! Twilio Has Your Back

There are certain numbers that you probably don’t want dialed with your Twilio-powered application, such as 911 (taking time away from legitimate emergencies) or 411 (costing you money).  Twilio will return a 21202 error “Phone number is a ‘premium’ number” whenever these numbers are dialed: 911 411 (any x11 service) (XXX)-555-1212 900/976 Not only is this helpful for you, but it will enable you to rest… Read More