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BulkSMS vs Plivo: What are the differences?

Developers describe BulkSMS as "Cost-effective and reliable sending and receiving of SMS messages globally". BulkSMS.com is a leading SMS messaging service provider offering two-way SMS communication services straight from your internet enabled computer. The BulkSMS gateway reaches across borders and connects to over 800 mobile network operators world-wide. On the other hand, Plivo is detailed as "API platform to build Voice & SMS Applications". Plivo provides basic building block APIs in the form of Plivo XML and HTTP API, to create telephony apps, so developers can completely do away with learning the nitty-gritty of the telephony plumbing.

BulkSMS and Plivo can be primarily classified as "Voice and SMS" tools.

Some of the features offered by BulkSMS are:

  • All submissions are made using simple query parameters.
  • Send and receive text messages globally – view our SMS coverage table.
  • Reliable, proven high-volume platform, running on redundant, high availability hardware.

On the other hand, Plivo provides the following key features:

  • Phone- Global
  • Phone- Local and Tollfree Numbers
  • Phone- Call routing, call forwarding, caller ID, call waiting, 3-way calling, redial, speed dial, mute, hold, etc
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What is BulkSMS?

BulkSMS.com is a leading SMS messaging service provider offering two-way SMS communication services straight from your internet enabled computer. The BulkSMS gateway reaches across borders and connects to over 800 mobile network operators world-wide.

What is Plivo?

Plivo provides basic building block APIs in the form of Plivo XML and HTTP API, to create telephony apps, so developers can completely do away with learning the nitty-gritty of the telephony plumbing.
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        We use Plivo to support the text messaging function of our Helper web based application.

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