A Long Code, sometimes known as a Long Number, is a 10-digit virtual phone number that businesses may use to send and receive SMS and MMS messages, as well as make and receive voice calls. The cost of using shortcodes is high.

When To Use A Long Code or Long Number

• Competitions & Voting

• Product & Service Feedback

• Campaigns & Promotions

• Global Company Availability

• International Events Updates & Alerts

• SMS Message Reception Channel for Business to Consumer Conversations

• Direct Response/Reply Channel

•2-way communications businesses and suppliers

• SMS-to-email applications

• SMS multi-party chat services

• Dedicated Channel for Mass Mail Campaigns

• Promotional Activities