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 Brazil 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 Brazil, you should not obtain a short code in Brazil.
The notice period for returning your Short Code is 35 days.
If a Short Code does not receive any traffic in Brazil for extended amount of time, it may get disconnected due to absence of usage without any prior warning.
Kindly refer to Brazil Short Code Best Practices for further details about the Short Codes' restrictions, requirements and best practices in Brazil.
Only Standard (random number) Short Codes are available in Brazil. Please note, that all Short Codes in Brazil are Free To End User (FTEU).
Specific short code number availability can be checked upon request, otherwise you will be automatically assigned a random number.
Brazil Short Codes are 5 digits long. Other format requests are handled on a case-by-case basis and are subject to availability.
To apply for a Short Code in Brazil, the following details need to be forwarded via email:
Please expect delays on all applications submitted in the end of November through mid-January, as Brazil carriers experience an annual provisioning freeze during this period of time.
Please refer to How Much Does A Short Code Cost? for further details on the pricing.
To apply for a Short Code in Brazil, please follow these steps:
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