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 Ireland 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 Ireland, you should not obtain an Irish short code.
Minimum term commit for the Short Code is 12 months.
If the Short Code does not receive any traffic in Ireland for extended amount of time, the Short Code might get disconnected due to absence of usage without any prior warning.
Refer to this article for detailed explanation on Ireland Short Code Best Practices.
You can choose any of the following Short Codes:
To apply for an Irish Short Code the following details are needed:
Please expect delays on any applications submitted in August or December, as carriers often experience an annual provisioning freeze period during these times.
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To apply for Irish Short Codes, please follow these steps:
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