Dedicated SMS short codes

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Make it easy for your customers to remember you by using a dedicated 6-digit short code to send and receive SMS.

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Stay consistent

A dedicated short code makes it convenient for customers to refer back to your messages.

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Become memorable

Using a sender ID that is 5-6 digits long makes it easy to type in and remember.

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High throughput

Send hundreds of SMS and MMS messages per second through our reliable gateway.

How dedicated SMS short codes can help your business

Send short code messages in high volumes for marketing purposes and enjoy two-way conversations with your customers.

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  • Run successful opt-in campaigns

    Make it easy for customers to opt-in to your SMS marketing campaigns, alert services or to enter text-to-win promotions.

  • Send texts from a vanity short code

    While you can have a random short code assigned to you, you can also choose a specific number that suits you or is easier to remember.

  • Send high volumes of messages fast

    If you are sending mass amounts of marketing messages or more than 50,000 messages per month, then a short code service facilitates that.

Ways to use

Sending two-way messages from an easy-to-remember sender ID is an excellent way to increase recognition, develop your audience and improve communication.

Promotions and marketing

Share a text-in option for your loyal customers and prospects to enjoy special offers and discounts.

Feedback and surveys

Understand your customers and effectively collect timely feedback from customers and resolve issues.

Text-to-win competitions

Encourage your audience to send a keyword to your short code for a chance to win to build your opt-in list.

Emergency alerts and notifications

Make it easy for communities to opt-in via your short code to receive time-sensitive and important notifications.

Why MessageMedia?

With 20 years of messaging experience, our trusted messaging experts support customers across every industry.
We know the challenges your business faces and how to solve them.

Best-in-class platform

  • Support for over 160 characters
  • Tailored for any use case
  • Best gateway and API in the industry

Proven and trusted expertise

  • 20 years' industry experience
  • Over 65,000 customers globally
  • Experts who understand your needs

Most connected partner

  • Direct links to carriers
  • On-shore delivery
  • Over 85 third-party integrations

24/7 customer support

  • Global team available 24/7
  • Live chat, email, or phone support
  • Free phone support 5 days until late

Easy 3 step setup

Whether you are sending a single text or thousands of messages, our portal keeps it simple. Get 24/7 premium support from our team of experts.

Get started in just 3 steps
  • Create an account with MessageMedia

    Our online web portal is easy to navigate and ready for you to send messages from. Your account manager will help you with short code administration (code costs vary).

  • Apply for a dedicated short code

    In the United States, you will need to get your use case pre-approved by the wireless carriers. This may require 8-12 weeks, so it’s best to plan ahead.

  • Start sending from a unique sender ID

    Enjoy the benefits of sending from your very own short code. Pair your messages with autoresponders and keyword conditions to save time on admin and keep customers engaged.