SMS short code is a 5 or 6 digit number, just like a phone number, but shorter and easier to remember.
SMS short codes are used to receive and send out text messages to consumers and are issued by the shortcode provider. Shortcodes are leased on a yearly basis by companies or SMS service providers and big brands are making a killing and with our setup you too can make huge returns.

There are two types of shortcodes:

  • Shared Shortcodes
  • Dedicated Shortcodes

Shared ShortCodes

If you’re just starting out with SMS marketing, a shared short code is the most cost-effective way to send your mobile messages.

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A shared short code differs from a dedicated shortcode in that it’s a shared number; multiple businesses are using that same number to send marketing messages. Since our shared shortcodes have already been provisioned by carriers, setting yours up is quick and easy.

Shared short code uses keywords to operate and keywords are just prefix letters that redirect the SMS traffic to your own inbox. Keywords are normally between 3 – 11 characters. They can also be alphanumeric. For example text VOTEContestant100 to 33333. In this example, VOTE is the keyword and Contestant101 is being voted for. Shared short codes can be used for:

  • SMS Competitions
  • SMS Voting
  • Text 2 Win promotions
  • Information services
  • SMS Quiz
  • Prize draws
  • Selling eBooks and Songs
  • Charity SMS donations
  • Redeemable mobile SMS vouchers

We will provide an online web console for easy access to your short code messages realtime.

NOTE: Setup costs N120,000.00 with NO Monthly Access Fee. Setup comes with one (1) keyword. Additional keywords cost N50,000.00 each. Setup duration is 72hrs after payment.

Dedicated ShortCodes

A dedicated short code functions exactly the same as a shared short code except that it is assigned to you and only you. A dedicated short code gives you the flexibility of unlimited keywords for your campaigns, plus your subscribers are able to reply back to you without having to add any keywords.

Dedicated short codes are for clients who intend to provide a range of different mobile services, expect a high monthly volume of messages or want to offer more complex 2-way services. Messages to the short codes are MO billed i.e. the user is charged once they send a message to the short code. Clients can choose their dedicated number and tariff from a range of our short codes.

  • SMS Competitions
  • SMS Voting
  • Text 2 Win promotions
  • Informational Services
  • SMS Quizes and Trivia Questions
  • Prize draws
  • Selling eBooks and Songs
  • Charity SMS donations
  • Validation of Pins or Scratch Card Numbers
  • Mobile Banking
  • eTicketing for all events
  • Redeemable mobile SMS vouchers
  • Good for Resellers and Branding

We will provide an online web console for easy access to your short code messages in real-time.

NOTE: Setup costs across all networks: N3.0m. Setup duration can take up to 16 weeks after payment.

How To Sign Up:

  • Fill our registration form.Click here to download
  • Decide which platform you want – Dedicated or Shared
  • Make payment to our bank details in the form
  • Upon activation, you can provide us with a Application URL to sweep the sms traffic to you. If you are not doing integration, then you can use our SMS Inbox to view and download your sms statistics.Send the completed form via email to info@bullionsms.com  for processing