Programmable Wireless Beta

Programmable Wireless is a set of developer-first tools to deploy and manage fleets of wireless devices, powering connectivity for the Internet of Things and enabling highly customized communications use cases.

Programmable Wireless is currently available as a beta product.



Important configuration values

APN The default Programmable Wireless APN is
No authentication is required for the APN.


Guides are step by step instructions on how to use individual components of Programmable Wireless.

Getting Online IoT Guides Communications Guides Sample Apps

Ordering and registering your first SIM 

APN configuration

Understanding Rate Plans

Understanding SIM statuses

Send and receive machine-to-machine SMS

Make and receive calls

Send and receive SMS

Implement voicemail

Raspberry Pi
Set up cellular USB modem

Postman Collection

Send Commands to an Arduino device 

Code Snippets
Bulk update SIMs

Use Case Blueprints

Use Blueprints as a starting point to see how easy it is to add API-driven cellular connectivity to your IoT and enterprise projects.

Name Description
Industrial Sensor Create an easy-to-deploy Twilio-powered device to track and log relative humidity level, temperature, and weight. 
Fleet Tracker Create a Twilio-powered fleet tracker that uses off-the-shelf components to track and log: miles driven, hours of uptime and downtime, locations, average speed, and fuel consumption. 
Security Camera Create a Twilio-powered device that keeps watch over remote locations and alerts administrators of intrusions or safety concerns. 
Agricultural Monitor Create a smart farm solution to keep an eye on a plant’s water status with a moisture sensor, Helium Element and Atom shield, Arduino Uno and a serverless Twilio Function.

Compatible hardware and supported frequencies and bands

Easy to use hardware that works on T-Mobile's USA LTE network. The cellular connectivity landscape differs around the world. Read the section on how to pick the right cellular module for optimal cellular connectivity in your market.


You can email the Programmable Wireless team directly at We'd love to help.

Need some help?

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