Short codes are ideal for high-throughput programmatic messaging.
Short codes are approved for specific use cases, so if you are experiencing carrier filtering on long codes you may be a good candidate for short codes.
Some of the most common use-cases for short codes in Argentina are:
Short codes can only message users on carriers within the countries in which they are provisioned.
Although Twilio can provision short codes in multiple countries, if your customers are not located in Argentina, you should not obtain an Argentina Short Code.
Short codes require express consent from end users before any SMS can be sent; if you cannot obtain consent you should not use a short code.
Twilio and/or the carriers will not support certain types of campaigns, including:
Please note that if you order FTEU (Free to End User) Short Code the owner pays extra to send messages for which end users do not pay.
Minimum term commit for Argentina Short Code is 6 months.
The notice period before returning the Short Code is 1 month (provided minimum term commit has been fulfilled).
Minimum monthly messaging volume is 75000 messages. Failure to meet minimum volume per month may incur additional fees.
If Short Code does not have any traffic in Argentina for 30 days or more, there is a high chance of it to be withdrawn due to absence of usage.
All operators in Argentina observe a freeze during the month of December till mid January, which can affect provisioning.
Refer to this article for detailed explanation on Argentina Short Code Best Practices.
To apply for Argentinian Short Code the following details are needed:
6-15 weeks, once you submit all required information and documentation.
Please expect delays on any applications submitted from December through mid January, as the wireless carriers have an annual provisioning freeze during this time.
Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (ENACOM)
Click to see SMS pricing, including for short codes.
To apply for Argentina Short Code please follow these steps:
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